Aequo has been shortlisted for the prestigious Financial Times (FT) Innovative Lawyers Awards Europe 2015 in two categories:
Legal innovator of the year – Yulia Kyrpa, partner, head of Banking & Finance;
Most innovative law firm in finance law – Integrated legal strategies and solutions within the framework of initiatives aimed at developing a sustainable, sound banking system critical for the political and economic stability of Ukraine.
“This is a fantastic achievement for a new firm. We are honoured and greatly appreciate Financial Times’ recognition reflecting Aequo’s innovative approach which is critical to the success of our clients. We are delighted that the team’s hard work, dedication and innovation have been recognized,” said Yulia Kyrpa, partner, head of Banking & Finance, AEQUO.
“This nomination proves our strategy to focus on state-of-the-art solutions and client care excellence. Moreover, since Aequo is the only law firm headquartered in the region shortlisted for the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards 2015, we strongly believe that it is a great achievement for Ukraine, enhancing a positive image of our country,” said Denis Lysenko, managing partner AEQUO.
The FT Innovative Lawyers 2015 Awards Ceremony will take place at the Natural History Museum, London on 1st October 2015. Now in its tenth year of publication, the FT Innovative Lawyers Report has become one of the top legal rankings in Europe and the accompanying awards are widely regarded as the best researched in the market. It presents a unique analysis of the legal industry and is the only ranking of lawyers by innovation. The report and awards are based on thorough research and robust journalism. This year’s awards attracted 513 submissions and nominations from leading law firms and in-house legal teams across Europe.