Ilyashev & Partners' Head of Antitrust and Competition Oleksandr Fefelov has been appointed Partner at the firm.
Ilyashev & Partners describes Fefelov as "a well-recognized expert in the field," and reports that his "expertise includes advising clients on various aspects of the law on protection of economic competition, which include, inter alia: consulting and representing of clients’ interests in the course of challenging the violations of law in the field of public procurements, in cases of unfair competition, abuse of monopoly position, anticompetitive concerted practices, as wells as representing clients in the AMCU in matters related to obtaining merger clearances and permits for concerted practices, state aid."
According to Ilyashev & Partners, "the Antitrust and Competition Practice headed by Oleksandr Fefelov ensures legal support in cases involving allegations of anti-competitive concerted practices, including participation in cartels, and abuse of the monopoly position. Oleksandr represents clients in disputes, including court disputes, with other business entities and the Antimonopoly Committee in cases related to the violations of competition law. He gives master-classes on issues of antitrust compliance and rules of conduct during inspections carried out by the AMCU bodies."
"In addition, the firm reports, "Oleksandr manages and oversees in the firm the legal support of M&A transactions, due diligence of business entities, drafting and legal analysis of M&A agreements, structuring of transactions."
“Oleksandr has significantly contributed to the development of our firm, and we are glad he joins the partnership," said Ilyashev & Partners Managing Partner Mikhail Ilyashev. "The appointment of the Head of Antitrust and Competition Practice as a Partner testifies to the fact that not only we consider this practice to be one of the key and promising practices, but also to the high assessment of personal and professional qualities of Oleksandr Fefelov."
“I am grateful to the firm and especially our clients for the opportunity to work within a team of remarkable and loyal and committed colleagues," commented Fefelov. "I am happy to contribute to the further strategic development of the firm."