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Igor Svechkar is a partner at Asters and heads the firm’s
competition practice. He has focused on competition law for
more than 10 years and has developed one of the largest
competition law practices in Ukraine. Mr Svechkar advises
clients on a wide variety of competition issues, including merger
control, concerted practices, dominance and unfair competition.
He represents clients before the Anti-monopoly Committee,
develops antitrust compliance programmes and policies,
and provides guidance on competition compliance in relation
to his clients’ activities and transactions.
Mr Svechkar is the deputy chairman of the Public Board
of the Anti-monopoly Committee and a supporter of many
initiatives in competition legislation. He also chairs the Ukrainian
Bar Association Competition Committee and is the co-chair of
the Commission on Competition at the International Chamber
of Commerce in Ukraine.
Mr Svechkar won an ILO Client Choice Award in 2011 and
received a National Legal Award for competition in Ukraine from
Legal Practice Weekly
. Having been named Kiev Lawyer of the
Year in the antitrust category in
Best Lawyers 2010
, he was
ranked among Ukraine’s leading antitrust experts in the
Ukrainian Law Firms Handbook
in 2011 and was identified as
“one of the best in the country” for competition in
Who’s Who
Legal: CIS
in the same year. Mr Svechkar is recommended by
PLC Which Lawyer?
and was named as a “pre-eminent
practitioner for competition and antitrust” by
Legal Media
Group Guides
in 2010.
Mr Svechkar has advised large international clients such
as Coca-Cola, Nissan, Walt Disney, Beiersdorf, Heel, Telenor,
Ansell, General Electric, RUSAL, Siemens, Merck, UniCredito
Italiano, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Acer Europe, Kodak
Health Group, Ford, MAN, Deere & Co, Mitsubishi Chemical,
Chrysler, L’Oréal and Daikin Europe.
Asters
Leonardo Business Centre
19-21 Bohdana
Khmelnytskoho Street
Kiev
01030
Ukraine
T
+38 044 230 60 00
F
+38 044 230 60 01
Svechkar, Igor
Asters – Partner
igor.svechkar@asterslaw.com | www.asterslaw.com
Winner – Competition, Ukraine
What clients said
“He demonstrates a highly sophisticated
understanding of business and provides advice
of the highest quality.”
“Igor makes compliance with Ukrainian competition
law requirements much more manageable and less
burdensome. Most importantly, his ability allows
us to feel comfortable with respect to the global
implications that our activities may have.”
“Clear, methodical – but above all, reliable.”
“He is a great contact to have in Ukraine. I would
highly recommend him to anyone new to the market.”