The Kyiv office of Baker McKenzie has been highly recognized by the Chambers Europe 2017 Guide, released in April 2017.
Eleven key practices of the Firm's Ukrainian office — Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Competition/Antitrust, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution: Litigation, Employment, Energy & Natural Resources, Intellectual Property, Real Estate, Restructuring/Insolvency, and Tax — are listed in the top bands of the Guide.
In addition, 13 lawyers received high recommendations from the Chambers Europe 2017 Guide. Kyiv Managing Partner Serhiy Chorny is named as a Leading Lawyer in Banking and Finance, Capital Markets and Restructuring/Insolvency, and Managing Partner Serhiy Piontkovsky is named as a Leading Lawyer in Real Estate, Energy & Natural Resources. A number of partners are also top-ranked: Viacheslav Yakymchuk in Corporate/M&A, Hennadiy Voytsitskyi in Tax, Ruslan Drobyazko in Intellectual Property, Lina Nemchenko in Real Estate, and Ihor Olekhov in Banking & Finance, with Counsel Mariana Marchuk top-ranked in Employment. The Guide also recommends Partner Oksana Simonova in Competition/Antitrust and Counsel Yuriy Zaluskyy in Tax, while Senior Associate Dmytro Orendarets is recognized as an Up & Coming Lawyer in Banking & Finance, and Senior Associate Yulia Kolchenko is recognized as an Associate to Watch in Intellectual Property. London Partner Roy Pearce is recommended as an Expert based abroad in Banking & Finance.
Chambers Europe is a leading international legal guide, which now covers 53 jurisdictions throughout Europe. The Guide ranks both lawyers and law firms based on in-depth, unbiased research, including both information submitted by law firms and interviews with lawyers and clients.