Dispute resolution

Asters has over 20 years’ experience in the Ukrainian market. The firm practices in cross-border disputes, international arbitration, tax and white-collar crime and has over 50 lawyers specialising in these areas. The firm launched representative offices in Brussels and London in November 2018 and March 2019 respectively. 

Key names in the firm include co-managing partners Oleksiy Didkovskiy and Serhii Sviriba. Other key names in the firm include partners Gleb Bialyi, Svitlana Chepurna, Sergiy Grebenyuk and Markiyan Kliuchkovskyi. Key industry sectors for the firm include banking and financial services, infrastructure and transport and oil and gas. 

During the research period, the firm handled a number of regulatory disputes including claims against Ukrainian consumer protection authority. 

In the IP space the firm represented Teva Pharmaceutical Industries in a patent dispute. The firm successfully represented the pharmaceutical company in a dispute relating to the extension of a parent term for a medical product.  

The firm also worked on a number of key high-profile cases during the research period which remain confidential but highlight the firm's capabilities in the banking and finance sector. 

Client feedback 

Very professional and client-oriented services.” – Banking and financial services 

“Strong offering, very responsive and strategic.” – Commercial arbitration 

“The best law firm in Ukraine. Always ready and have experience to cover all legal issues raised by our company. Result-focused company - International arbitration  

“Good job done within preparing and structuring the position of our company before the courts, applied such innovative approaches for Ukraine as powerpoint slides demonstrations during hearings to better explain arguments to the judge; excellent understanding of competition/antitrust law; readiness to deep-dive and understand specifics of the client's industry” – Competition/antitrust