Kyiv, Ukraine, 17 April 2018 – The Kyiv office of Baker McKenzie has been recommended as a top-tier law firm in Ukraine by The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Directory 2018. Baker McKenzie once again reconfirms its top position in the legal market this year.
The Firm's seven practices constantly remain in the rating’s top tiers: Banking and Finance/Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Energy, Intellectual Property, Real Estate and Construction, and Tax.
This year, three more practices were introduced and ranked highly by the Legal 500 Directory: Competition, Employment and Private Client. 
Nine Baker McKenzie lawyers in the Kyiv office were named Leading Lawyers by the Directory: Managing Partners Serhiy Chorny in Banking, Finance/Capital Markets and Serhiy Piontkovsky in Real Estate and Construction, Partners Viacheslav Yakymchuk in Corporate and M&A, Hennadiy Voytsitskyi in Tax, Ihor Siusel in Dispute Resolution, Lina Nemchenko in Real Estate and Construction, Oksana Simonova in Competition, Ruslan Drobyazko in Intellectual Property and Counsel Mariana Marchuk in Employment. In addition, Kseniia Pogruzhalska and Oleksiy Stolyarenko were named Next Generation Lawyers.

About Legal 500 Directory

For 29 years, The Legal 500 has been analyzing the capabilities of law firms across the world, with a comprehensive research programme revised and updated every year to bring the most up-to-date vision of the global legal market.
The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2016 provides a comprehensive analysis of law firms in over 85 jurisdictions. The independent research is based largely on client recommendations and the opinions of thousands of competing commercial lawyers. The guide is an essential tool for identifying providers of quality legal services outside of the user's home jurisdiction and is used regularly by clients and lawyers in private practice when selecting a legal adviser outside their country.

About Baker McKenzie

Baker McKenzie helps clients overcome the challenges of competing in the global economy. We solve complex legal problems across borders and practice areas. Our unique culture, developed over 65 years, enables our 13,000 people to understand local markets and navigate multiple jurisdictions, working together as trusted colleagues and friends to instil confidence in our clients. (