Legal 500 EMEA Features Hillmont Partners as a Leading Firm in Ukraine in Six Practice Areas

Hillmont Partners is honoured to announce that it has been ranked as a Leading Firm in Ukraine in six practice areas according to the results of the Legal 500 EMEA, edition 2020. Four of the firm’s partners have been recommended by the research for the developments and client work in their core practices.

The publication ranks Hillmont for Banking, Finance and Capital Markets and features the firm’s “excellent capabilities in the analysis, recovery and restructuring of NPLs”. Co-Managing Partner James Hart and Associate Partner Taras Tertychnyi are recommended and according to clients’ feedback “stand out for their understanding of complex insolvency issues”.

The firm ranks Corporate and M&A for being “increasingly active in high-value cross-border transactions”. Partners Oleksandr Ilkov and Taras Tertychnyi are featured “for advising foreign investors on setting up and acquiring assets in Ukraine”.

Dispute Resolution practice is cited as “known for its high-quality advice, excellent organisation and a scrupulous approach to clients’ needs”. Partners Serhii Nyzhnyi and Taras Tertychnyi are recommended and highlighted by a client testimonial “their understanding of and interaction with the courts is excellent and their results for me have been exemplary”. Co-Managing Partner James Hart, Counsel Igor Pugaiko, Senior Associate Olha Stakheyeva-Bogovyk, Associates Lyudmyla Boiko and Serhii Stretovich are also featured for their expertise and devoted client work.

Hillmont’s Energy practice is especially recognised for its client work in the biogas and nuclear energy sectors. Partner Sergii Nyzhnyi and Counsel, Head of Administrative and Tax Law Practice Igor Pugaiko are featured by the research. The client testimonial reads “my cooperation with this firm and its individual experts is characterised by predictability and frankness, which greatly contributes to our stable business development and makes it possible to plan business activities as safely and efficiently as possible”.

The firm ranks for Intellectual Property with Taras Tertychnyi acknowledged for his team’s ability “to analyse and protect its clients within the framework of a relatively underdeveloped legal area”.

Led by the recommended Co-Managing Partner James Hart, the firm’s Private Client practice ranks with the research for “a growing volume of work for ultra-high-net-worth individuals in relation to family law, international litigation, asset structuring and immigration”. Client satisfaction highlights “a high level of competence and professionalism, profound knowledge and creative partners and associates who make this practice unique”.

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