Mikhail Ilyashev

Managing Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, Attorney at Law, Honored Lawyer of Ukraine


+380 44 494 1919
site: attorneys.ua


Institute of International Relations, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, International Law Faculty (Master of International Law).



Corporate Law;

Dispute Resolution;

Intellectual Property;

International Arbitration;

Labor Law;

Public Sector;

Real Estate.



Ukrainian, Russian, English



  • President, Ukrainian Law Firms Association;
  • Kyiv City Bar Council.



Honored Lawyer of Ukraine. Recommended as one of the leading lawyers by all key international ratings and legal directories: Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, The Legal 500 – EMEA, IFLR 1000, Ukrainian awards and the firm’s clients, etc.



Mikhail Ilyashev has a 25-year background in both Litigation and International Arbitration work. As the Leading Individual in Corporate Law and Dispute Resolution Mikhail Ilyashev regularly provides expert legal opinions for international judicial proceedings.

Mikhail’s practice in the Corporate field includes participation in numerous cases regarding foreign investments in Ukrainian companies and enterprises, structuring of international M&A, billion-dollar due diligences. Every year his team handles over 100 projects, acting on behalf of both local and international companies, private investors and state enterprises.



  • Mikhail Ilyashev honorably inducted into The Legal 500 Hall of Fame as a Leading Individual in Dispute Resolution in Ukraine.
  • Recommended as one of the leading lawyers in Dispute Resolution, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, White-Collar Crime, Private Client for Ukraine according to the independent research by international directory The Legal 500 – EMEA 2021.
  • Recommended as one of the best lawyers for Dispute Resolution based on an independent survey by international directory Chambers Global 2021.
  • Ranked as the No. 1 practitioner in Litigation for Ukraine according to Ukrainian research Ukrainian Law Firms 2021. A Handbook for Foreign Clients.
  • Listed as leading individual in Bet-the-Company Litigation, Litigation and Corporate Law for Ukraine according to the independent survey Best Lawyers International 2022.
  • Recognized as one of the leading lawyers in the sphere of Energy and Infrastructure under the results of international review IFLR1000 2021.
  • Ranked as litigation star by Benchmark Litigation 2021.
  • Ranked as a leading individual in commercial litigation for Ukraine by Who’s Who Legal 2021.
  • Acknowledged as one of the prime lawyers according to the annual survey “Client’s Choice 2021: TOP-100 Best Lawyers of Ukraine”, recognized as practice leader in Dispute Resolution, PPP/Infrastructure Projects.
  • Recognized as a Litigation Lawyer of the Year 2020 for Ukraine according to the Legal Awards 2020.
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