Asters

Address: Leonardo Business Center,
14th Floor, 19-21 Bohdana Khmelnytskoho Street,
Kyiv, 01030, Ukraine
Tel.: +380 44 230 6000
Fax: +380 44 230 6001
E-mail: info@asterslaw.com
Web-site: www.asterslaw.com

Asters is a full-service independent national law firm that has maintained a strong presence in Ukraine since 1995. The firm provides efficient transactional legal advice and represents clients on a broad spectrum of matters arising in the course of doing business in Ukraine.

The firm has consistently remained at the top of the Ukrainian legal market throughout its history, being acknowledged as the Law Firm of the Decade by Ukraine’s Legal Awards 2016. The firm is also the two-time winner of the Law Firm of the Year: Ukraine and the CIS award (The Lawyer European Awards 2014 and 2015) and occupies top positions in the most authoritative international and Ukrainian market reviews: The Legal 500, Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, IFLR 1000, Who’s Who Legal, Best Lawyers, Expert Guides, and Top 50 Law Firms Annual National Ranking.

Asters offers a full range of legal services and maintains a high reputation for its expertise in a wide array of practices, such as banking and finance, capital markets, corporate and M&A, competition and antitrust, dispute resolution, energy and resources, environment, family law, intellectual property, international trade, labor and employment, real estate, restructuring and insolvency, taxation, telecommunications, and white-collar crime.

The firm also has extensive industry-specific experience and plays a leading role in advising clients in various market sectors.  Shell, Coca-Cola, Philip Morris, L’Oreal Ukraine, GlaxoSmithKline, The Boeing Company, Siemens AG, S.C. Johnson & Son, Nokia Corporation, Sopharma, General Electric Energy, Glencore International AG, Deer & Co, Kodak Health Group, ED & F Man, Marathon Oil, News Corp., Nissan Motor, Novartis AG, Telenor, Thyssen Krupp Elevator, as well as many other multinational corporations and major local companies are clients for which Asters’ attorneys regularly handle a variety of complex matters and the biggest transactions.

Asters is an exclusive Ukrainian member of professional networks such as World Services Group, L2B Aviation, Biolegis, Legalink and Energy Law Group, and is a long-standing member, both at corporate and individual level, of numerous professional associations, chambers of commerce, business associations, and international and local bar associations.

The firm’s 150-strong staff offers clients a mix of deep local awareness and substantial international experience. Asters’ lawyers earned law degrees at the best European, Ukrainian and US law schools, including Yale, Harvard, Chicago, and California University. In 2017 Asters was recognized among the three best employers in the legal sphere in Ukraine according to research undertaken by the weekly magazine Focus.

Asters’ corporate social responsibility strategy is aimed at providing valuable input to the development of Ukraine.  The EBA-Asters Legal School, a unique free of charge platform for Ukrainian legal practitioners to share their experience and best practices in legal support and protection of business, and ArtAsters, a non-profit project, launched in 2009 in order to benefit Ukrainian artists and create additional opportunities for them to display their work, are Asters flagship CSR projects.