Asters is a full-service independent national law firm that has maintained a strong presence in Ukraine since 1995. The Firm provides efficient transactional legal advice and represents clients on a broad spectrum of matters arising in the course of doing business in Ukraine.

We combine established world-class quality, international recognition and strong local presence. Asters' capability is based on the largest in Ukraine team of professionals, including 140 lawyers including 28 partners. Asters and its lawyers are consistently placed at the very top of the country's legal market by major international reviews: Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, IFLR1000, The Legal 500, Best Lawyers, Who's Who Legal, IP Stars, World Tax Review.

Clients include foreign and local blue chips, governments, state-run companies, investors, banks, international financial institutions, HNWI, pro athletes and sports clubs. The team works on pro bono basis being actively involved in legislative drafting; advising International Charity Fund “Tabletochki” that helps children with blood cancer with charity activities and initiatives for improvement of Ukrainian regulatory framework in healthcare; develops SCR projects ArtAsters, the initiative aimed at supporting and promoting the contemporary Ukrainian art, and EBA-Asters Legal Development Program, a unique free of charge platform for Ukrainian legal practitioners to share their best practices.

Practice areas

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Banking and Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Competition & Antitrust
  • Compliance & Anti-Corruption
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Cybersecurity
  • Employment & Immigration
  • Energy Resources
  • Family Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Arbitration and Cross-Border Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Private Clients
  • Public-Private Partnership
  • Real Estate and Construction
  • Restructuring and Insolvency
  • State Aid
  • Tax & tax litigation
  • Tech & Comms
  • Trade Law
  • White-Collar Crime

Industry sectors

  • Agriculture & Agrobusiness
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Banks and Financial Services
  • Chemicals
  • Energy
  • Infrastructure and Transport
  • Insurance
  • IT
  • Metallurgy
  • Media & Advertising
  • Maritime and Shipping
  • Oil & Gas
  • Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare
  • Private Equity
  • Real Estate and Construction
  • Retail and FMCG
  • Sports
  • Telecommunications
  • Transport: logistics, railways, pipelines