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 and Oleksandr Mamunya and counsel Pavlo Byelousov are named among leading lawyers in Ukraine according to the annual ranking Chambers Global 2018, released on February 15, 2018.
Denis Lysenko and Anna Babych are recommended in Corporate/M&A. According to the research, managing partner Denis Lysenko is “an experienced and thoughtful practitioner”, “skilled at both the domestic and cross-border level” and is “particularly active on investment matters”.
Anna Babych, partner, head of Corporate/M&A, is noted for her “wealth of experience in domestic and international mergers and acquisitions”. Her expertise spans such sectors as TMT, energy and natural resources. Sources describe her as "very committed and sharp, with an excellent eye for detail and a strong commercial sense."
Yulia Kyrpa, partner, head of Banking & Finance, is recommended for her regulatory expertise in the banking sector, as well as assisting with financing deals. A client describes her as "hard-working, inspiring and to the point."
Market commentators recognize Oleksandr Mamunya, partner, head of Intellectual Property and Dispute Resolution, for his track record in IP disputes, including litigation and out-of-court actions involving patents and trade marks.
Pavlo Byelousov, head of the International Arbitration group, has “a growing reputation in domestic and international arbitration”, with multiple sources referring to him as a "rising star." He covers commercial and investment arbitration and comes particularly recommended as an "expert in energy arbitration."
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.