Aequo is highly recommended in its key practices – Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A and Dispute Resolution. Managing partner Denis Lysenko, partners Anna Babych, Yulia Kyrpa and Oleksandr Mamunya, counsel Pavlo Byelousov and of counsel Maryna Fedorenko are named among leading lawyers in Ukraine according to the annual ranking Chambers Global 2017, released on March 16, 2017.
The research describes managing partner Denis Lysenko as a notable M&A lawyer who receives praise for his "strategic mode of thinking and great commercial vision." He advises on a range of transactional issues and is also noted for his expertise in competition matters. Anna Babych, partner, head of Corporate/M&A, receives very positive feedback from clients and rises in this year's rankings as a result of her increased visibility in the market.
"She is dedicated and efficient and excellent in meeting deadlines. She has everything under control and comes up with great suggestions," a client reports. Sources also note her particular knowledge of the telecoms sector.
Yulia Kyrpa, partner, head of Banking & Finance, climbs a tier in the rankings this year as a result of exceptionally positive feedback and notable work highlights. She has strong practical expertise in banking M&A and regulatory matters and also handles financing transactions.
Clients highlight her management skills, with one describing her as an "enthusiastic and charming person who is very knowledgeable, hard-working and attentive to detail. She makes sure that whatever is prepared is bullet-proof."
Oleksandr Mamunya, partner, head of Intellectual Property and Dispute Resolution, is increasingly singled out for his practical experience in IP litigation. According to the research, up-and-coming Pavlo Byelousov, head of the international arbitration group, is "full of ideas, very creative and very inventive."
Researchers describe Maryna Fedorenko, of counsel, as active in a wide range of regulatory and transactional matters and also advising on finance sector-related corporate and M&A matters.
Chambers Global is one of the most respected international legal directories and covers over 190 countries across the world and includes only those law firms and attorneys who are strongly recommended based on in-depth interviews with peers and clients.