Aequo is once again highly recommended in its key practices – Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A and Dispute Resolution. Managing partner Denis Lysenko, partners Anna Babych, Yulia Kyrpa, Oleksandr Mamunya and Pavlo Byelousov are named among leading lawyers in Ukraine according to the annual ranking Chambers Global 2019, released on February 14, 2019.
Denis Lysenko and Anna Babych are recommended in Corporate/M&A. According to the research, Denis Lysenko, Managing Partner, “has notable expertise in M&A transactions, representing foreign investors in inbound investment projects”.
Anna Babych Partner, Head of Corporate/M&A, is held in high esteem for her transactional M&A practice and is also adept at handling corporate governance matters. Clients value her problem-solving skills, remarking: "She truly understands the client’s needs and delivers the solutions that really address the problem."
Researchers praise Partner Yulia Kyrpa as “a versatile banking practitioner advising clients on debt restructuring, structured and trade finance transactions”, also noting that she is a "very strong deal maker."
Pavlo Byelousov, Partner, Head of International Arbitration and Cross-Border Litigation is well recognised by sources, where market interviewees say: "He is excellent. He is very good in terms of his interpersonal skills," before going on to note that "clients have a lot of trust in him."
The Directory mentions Oleksandr Mamunya, Partner, Head of Intellectual Property and Dispute Resolution to be “best recognised for his specialism in IP litigation” and says that “he also regularly advises clients on debt recovery and bankruptcy-related cases”.
Chambers Global is one of the most respected international legal directories and covers over 190 countries across the world and includes only those law firms and attorneys who are strongly recommended based on in-depth interviews with peers and clients.