Kyiv, Ukraine, 17 April 2020 — The Kyiv office of Baker McKenzie continues to maintain its position as a top-tier law firm in Ukraine by The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Directory 2020.
Eleven practices of the Kyiv office retain their top rankings, namely: Banking & Finance and Capital Markets, Competition, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Energy, Intellectual Property, Private Client, Real Estate and Construction, Tax, White Collar Crime.
This year, for the first time, the Firm was also ranked in Band 1 in International Trade.
Ten Baker McKenzie lawyers of the Kyiv office were named Leading Individuals by the directory:
- Managing Partners Serhiy Chorny in Banking & Finance and Capital Markets, and Serhiy Piontkovsky in Real Estate and Construction
- Partners Viacheslav Yakymchuk and Olha Demianiuk in Corporate and M&A, Hennadiy Voytsitskyi in Tax, Ihor Siusel in Dispute Resolution, Lina Nemchenko in Real Estate and Construction, Oksana Simonova in Competition, Ruslan Drobyazko in Intellectual Property, and Counsel Mariana Marchuk in Employment
Counsel Hanna Shtepa was named Next Generation Partner in International Trade and Energy, while Counsel Oleksiy Stolyarenko received this important accolade in Intellectual Property.
The Legal 500 Directory also distinguished seven Rising Stars in the Kyiv office — Counsel Hanna Shtepa and Senior Associate Maksym Hlotov in Banking & Finance, Counsel Andrii Moskalyk in Corporate, Olga Mikheieva in Competition, Kseniia Pogruzhalska in Dispute Resolution, Anna Stepanowa in Employment, and Nadiia Filozop in International Trade.
About Legal 500 EMEA
The Legal 500 EMEA 2020 provides an updated, impartial, third-party opinion on the leading law firms and lawyers in 88 jurisdictions across the region. The ranking is based on a series of criteria, including work conducted by law firms over the past 12 months, historically, experience and depth of teams, specialisms and ancillary services, and, importantly, opinions of law firms' clients.