The Kyiv office of Baker McKenzie retains its position as a top-tier law firm in Ukraine according to The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Directory 2021.
Twelve practices of the Kyiv office have been included into top-three tiers in the directory, namely: Banking & Finance and Capital Markets (Tier 1), Competition (Tier 1), Corporate and M&A (Tier 1), Dispute Resolution (Tier 2), Employment (Tier 1), Energy (Tier 1), Intellectual Property (Tier 1), International Trade (Tier 1), Private Client (Tier 2), Real Estate and Construction (Tier 1), Tax (Tier 1) and White Collar Crime (Tier 3). 
In the lawyer category, eleven Baker McKenzie Kyiv lawyers received impressive rankings by the directory:
- Managing Partner Serhiy Chorny — Hall of Fame in Banking & Finance and Capital Markets
- Managing Partner Serhiy Piontkovsky — Hall of Fame in Real Estate and Construction
- Partner Viacheslav Yakymchuk — Hall of Fame in Corporate and M&A
- Partner Lina Nemchenko — Hall of Fame in Real Estate and Construction
- Partner Hennadiy Voytsitskyi — Hall of Fame in Tax
- Partner Ruslan Drobyazko — Hall of Fame in Intellectual Property
- Partner Ihor Siusel — Hall of Fame in Dispute Resolution
- Partner Oksana Simonova — Leading Individual in Competition
- Partner Olha Demianiuk — Leading Individual in Corporate and M&A
- Counsel Mariana Marchuk — Leading Individual in Employment
- Counsel Hanna Shtepa — Next Generation Partner in International Trade and Energy

The Legal 500 Directory also recognized eight rising stars in the Kyiv office — Counsel Hanna Shtepa and Senior Associate Maksym Hlotov in Banking & Finance, Counsel Oleksiy Stolyarenko in Intellectual Property, Counsel Andrii Moskalyk in Corporate and M&A, Olga Mikheieva in Competition, Kseniia Prokhur (Pogruzhalska) in Dispute Resolution, Anna Stepanowa in Employment and Nadiia Filozop in International Trade.


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