AVELLUM and A.G.A. Partners announce combination

AVELLUM and A.G.A. Partners announced that two law firms have agreed to combine effective 9 July 2018. This strategic combination brings together renowned transactional practice of AVELLUM and experienced dispute resolution practice of A.G.A. Partners.

Both firms see the new firm as a natural combination of best practices and teams on the Ukrainian legal market. AVELLUM’s focus on high profile transactional and regulatory practices aligns with A.G.A.’s critical strengths in dispute resolution and international trade practices.

Mykola Stetsenko, the managing partner at AVELLUM, said: “Both firms set a very high bar for the quality of their lawyers and services. The combined firm will continue to be committed to professional excellence, teamwork, and passion for challenge as core corporate values. As an undisputable market leader in transactional practices, including M&A, finance, and capital markets, AVELLUM is pleased to further increase the breadth and depth of our dispute resolution practice. We are the right match!

Aminat Suleymanova, the managing partner at A.G.A. Partners, said: “This is the consolidation of two extraordinary law firms with shared vision of what the future could be like together, similar cultures, and highly complementary practice strengths. With this merger, we are not just getting bigger, we are getting stronger.

The new firm will operate under AVELLUM brand. It will bring together the team of 6 partners and a total of 42 legal professionals. Mykola Stetsenko, AVELLUM’s managing partner, and Aminat Suleymanova, the managing partner of A.G.A. Partners, will act as co-managing partners of the combined firm.

Looking back at the history of two law firms, the combined firm has a portfolio of over 2,000 completed projects in over 30 jurisdictions and enjoys recognitions of its 14 practice areas by the most credible international legal directories.

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