Aequo was named among leading law firms in Ukraine in 11 key practice areas according to the 17th edition of the market research Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients 2019, published by Yuridicheskaya Praktika (Legal Practice):

among Top 3 – Antitrust/Competition, Intellectual Property, Retail;

among Top 5 – Corporate and M&A, International Arbitration, IT, Telecommunications & Media;

among Top 10 – Banking & Finance, Energy & Natural Resources, Real Estate, Construction, Land.

Aequo is also named among established practices in Agribusiness, International Trade, Litigation, Pharmaceuticals / Medicine & Healthcare, Debt Restructuring and Tax Consulting.

Furthermore, Aequo has significantly strengthened its positions in individual rankings. This year, 19 Aequo lawyers have been recommended in their respective practice areas, where 5 of them were ranked for the first time.

Denis Lysenko, Managing Partner, has been ranked as a notable practitioner in Agribusiness, Antitrust/Competition, Corporate and M&A and Energy & Natural Resources, and also recommended in International Arbitration, International Trade, Real Estate, Construction, Land, Retail, and Tax.

Anna Babych, Partner, makes TOP 4 leading individuals in Corporate and M&A, also ranked as a notable practitioner in Telecommunications & Media, and recommended in Agribusiness, Energy & Natural Resources, IT, International Trade, Infrastructure, Pharmaceuticals/Medicine & Healthcare and Retail.

Oleksandr Mamunya, Partner, is among leaders of IP practitioners in Ukraine making TOP 3 in Intellectual Property also, being ranked as a notable practitioner in IT, Telecommunications & Media, Litigation, Medicine & Healthcare/ Pharmaceuticals, and recommended in Retail.

Yulia Kyrpa, Partner, is a TOP 5 leading individual in Debt Restructuring, notable practitioner in Banking & Finance and recommended in Agribusiness, Corporate and M&A and Real Estate, Construction, Land.

Pavlo Byelousov, Partner, is a leading individual in International Arbitration – TOP 4, a notable practitioner in Litigation, and recommended in Energy & Natural Resources.

Sergey Denisenko, Counsel, is TOP 5 in Antitrust/Competition, and also recommended in Medicine & Healthcare/ Pharmaceuticals and Retail.

Mykyta Polatayko, Head of IT Practice, is among notable practitioners in IT.

The research lists counsel Olena Pertsova among notable practitioners in Litigation.

Myroslava Savchuk, counsel, is among notable practitioners in International Arbitration, and also recommended in Energy & Natural Resources, Litigation and Tax and Transfer Pricing.

Counsels Yevgen Levitskyi and Bohdan Dmukhovskyy are recommended in Litigation and Banking & Finance respectively.

The ranking recommends of counsel Oksana Krasnokutskaya and counsel Michael Lukashenko in Corporate and M&A; senior associates Ganna Prokhorova and Natalia Dryuk in Intellectual Property;senior associates Mykhaylo Soroka in Real Estate, Construction, Land; Oleksandr Tereshchenko in International Trade, Vasyl Mishchenko in Tax and Transfer Pricing and Yevgen Blok in Antitrust/Competition.

Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients has been published annually since 2003 and has acquired the reputation of being a reliable market guide to top law firms and practitioners in Ukraine. The Handbook is a unique combination of legislative analyses and in-depth research of the legal services market.