Kyiv, Ukraine, 28 April 2020 — Baker McKenzie's International Commerce and Trade (ICT) Practice of the Kyiv office has been recognized by The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) 2020 Directory, ranking in Tier 1 for the first time.
Counsel Hanna Shtepa, Head of the ICT Practice in Kyiv, was named Next Generation Partner and Associate Nadiia Filozop was distinguished as Rising Star in this category.
The Legal 500 describes the Firm's ICT team as "competent in anti-dumping legislation in Ukraine and related bodies of law" and states that "lawyers have a deep understanding of the world economy and international trade area."
The guide also highlights the competence of Kyiv lawyers, quoting, "The individuals are on a very high professional level. They provide high-quality advice and legal support in full and within specified time frames."
Commenting on the recognition, Hanna Shtepa said, "I am honored and grateful for this recognition of our ICT Practice. In these times of unprecedented changes in the international trade arena, we have best-in-class local and global teams handling complex multijurisdictional assignments and helping our clients to develop and grow, taking on new challenges."
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.