KIEV, 24 December 2007. – The year 2008 will bring 5 new partners to Konnov & Sozanovsky, formerly senior lawyers of the firm: Yevgeniya Derbal, Borys Lobovyk, Helen Popko, Alexey Pustovit and Juliya Semeniy.
The official decision was announced on 21 December 2007 by Sergei Konnov, Senior Partner and Tatiana Gluhovskaya, Managing Partner of the Firm. This brings the number of partners to ten in 2008. The new partners will lead the practice areas in which they previously worked as senior lawyers, namely – corporate law (Helen Popko), antitrust law (Alexei Pustovit), intellectual property law (Juliya Semeniy), tax law (Yevgeniya Derbal), commercial and contract law (Borys Lobovyk).
Sergei Konnov explained, "This decision was the logical consequence of the many achievements of our senior associates, who for several years have been working in our law office, and have already recommended themselves as leading specialists in their respective spheres and have proved their ability to contribute to the development of the Firm and consolidate its position in Ukrainian and foreign markets."
Tatiana Gluhovskaya noted that, "…inviting young new partners is always a positive step, as it leads to the new development of the firm, and generates new ideas and approaches."
Established in 1992, Konnov & Sozanovsky is one of Ukraine's leading law firms, with offices in Kiev, Moscow, London, Nicosia and Chernovtsy. Konnov & Sozanovsky is a member of the First Law International, an international legal network.
The firm provides legal services to Ukrainian and foreign clients in various areas of law, including commercial and contract law, competition law, copyright and media law, corporate law, intellectual property law, real estate, construction and land law, financial law, representation before courts, tax law etc.
Konnov & Sozanovsky is included in the list of the Top 10 Ukrainian law firms (according to the rating of the The Yuridicheskaya Practika ("Legal Practice Weekly") starting from 1997 and has been named the Law Firm of The Year in the area of intellectual property during the first Ukrainian Legal Awards 2007 ceremony.
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