Kyiv, 22 March 2017 – AVELLUM is once again highly recognized by Chambers Global, one of the world’s most respected legal directories. The clients together with the experts praise AVELLUM’s legal team for the exceptional quality of work in 2017 edition of the ranking.
Our Partners, Mykola Stetsenko and Glib Bondar, are ranked as Band 1 among the leading lawyers in their respective practices in Ukraine.
For the fourth consecutive year AVELLUM’s Banking and Finance is ranked as Band 1. The “top-ranked financing lawyer” Glib Bondar, Head of Banking and Finance practice, is regarded as a "truly excellent lawyer who is one of the best for finance and restructuring mandates." Glib is often described by the interviewees as "thoughtful, dedicated" and "very calm, performing terrifically under pressure".
For the third year in a row our Corporate/M&A practice is ranked as Band 1 by Chambers Global. The editors highly evaluate our Corporate/M&A team led by Managing Partner Mykola Stetsenko. The clients describe Mykola Stetsenko as a "hands-on partner" who is "easy to talk to," "attentive to detail" and "gives practical and commercial advice." Based on the feedback, Mykola enjoys an outstanding reputation for sophisticated M&A and corporate mandates and boasts world-class expertise in insolvency and restructuring.

Another client highlighted Mykola’s negotiation skills, by stating that "negotiating with him really is the best experience."
Dmytro Marchukov, Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution practice, is recognized by Chambers Global as a leading individual in his field and is ranked as Band 3. Clients often praise Dmytro for his strategic approach, stating that "he has a goal-oriented and helicopter view; he can understand the consequences of each step," adding that he is a "strategic thinker." The Chambers’ editors emphasise Dmytro’s “practical experience of cross-border financial disputes”.
AVELLUM’s Counsel Yuriy Nechayev from Corporate/M&A practice, rises in this year's rankings following a very positive feedback from our clients. Interviewees highlight his presence on multiple transactions and describe him as a "very creative" legal practitioner, adding that "he knows how to structure documents in a way that is beneficial to a client".
The recognition by a reputable Chambers Global directory and excellent client’s feedback once again reaffirm AVELLUM’s position as a leading Ukrainian legal service provider and the firm of choice when it comes to the most significant business transactions.

Chambers & Partners is an independent legal directory which identifies and ranks law firms and lawyers in over 190 jurisdictions worldwide. The organisation’s credible research process involves more than 140 researchers holding in-depth interviews with lawyers and clients before collating their findings.