Ilyashev & Partners



11 Kudryavska Street,

Kyiv, 04053, Ukraine

Tel.: +380 44 494 1919




Founded in 1997, Ilyashev & Partners is one of the most prominent and authoritative full-service law firms in the CEE region, with the largest network of offices in Ukraine. We have achieved this by employing leading experts in various areas of law, innovative thinking and strict compliance with ethical standards in our relations with clients.

Ilyashev & Partners provides legal services in almost all practice areas to major international corporations, leading Ukrainian companies and financial institutions, government agencies, law firms and consulting companies. With offices and representatives in Kyiv, Tallinn, Dnipro, Kharkiv and Odesa, the firm employs over 50 highly-professional lawyers.

Ilyashev & Partners continues to successfully represent and advise clients involved in shipping, air, road and railway transportation. The firm’s lawyers have significant backgrounds in providing legal support in large-scale complex infrastructure projects at national and international levels.


Our services include:

  • Legal support at all stages of carrying out investments in port infrastructure, including tender procedures, preparation, conclusion and performance of investment agreements (lease, concession, servitude, etc.);
  • Legal support of stevedoring, freight-forwarding and transportation companies;
  • Protecting interests of major shipowners and P&I Clubs in maritime disputes;
  • Arrest and release of ships;
  • Legal support in enforcement proceedings, including the process of forced sale of ships;
  • Handling cargo claims, arrest of cargo;
  • Financing, sale and purchase of ships;
  • Drafting and executing charterparties, ship management agreements, agency agreements and other agreements in the maritime sector;
  • Registration of ships under Ukrainian and foreign flags;
  • Handling marine insurance disputes;
  • Legal assistance in relation to the construction and repair of ships;
  • Disputes with port authorities.

Our team is well-known for its unique hands-on experience in protecting the rights of investors in Ukrainian and foreign courts and international arbitrations.