Redcliffe Partners wins the “Debt Restructuring Law Firm of the Year” Award at the Legal Awards 2017

Redcliffe Partners was named “Debt Restructuring Law Firm of the Year” at the XI Ukrainian Legal Awards ceremony, which was hosted by Yuridicheskaya Praktika Publishing and held at InterContinental Hotel Kyiv on 17 May 2017.

Yuridicheskaya Practika Publishing's Annual Ukrainian Legal Awards acknowledge remarkable achievements by Ukrainian law firms and international law firms operating in Ukraine, as well as by individual practitioners in various areas of law. The research also praises law firms for dynamic growth and excellence in client service.

This award by Yuridicheskaya Praktika reflects Redcliffe Partners' exceptional work on the most significant debt restructurings in Ukraine during the past 12 months, including the successful implementation of the US$2.3 billion debt restructuring for Metinvest B.V. This award has, once again, proved that Redcliffe leads the Ukrainian legal advisory market for complex assignments in debt restructuring and financing.

Commenting on this recognition, Olexiy Soshenko, the firm’s managing partner and Head of the Banking and Finance, and Debt Restructuring and Insolvency, practices of Redcliffe Partners, says: “This prestigious award reflects the whole team’s efforts in working hard and closing a number of ground-breaking deals in this sector. My special thanks go to the entire Redcliffe team, our clients and counterparties, as well as in-house lawyers and professional advisers from different parties with whom we have worked on various transactions.”

In addition to this prestigious award, Redcliffe was shortlisted as one of top five law firms in Ukraine in Energy, while Olexiy Soshenko featured amongst the five finalists in the “Best Banking and Finance Lawyer” nomination.

Redcliffe is annually recommended for finance and debt restructuring in Ukraine by all international legal directories, including Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, the Legal 500 and IFLR 1000.