Asters Partner Constantin Solyar admitted to the New York Bar
Having successfully passed the New York Bar exam Constantin Solyar was admitted to the bar on June 27, 2018 allowing him to practice US law.
In his role as Partner at Asters Constantin focuses on advising clients on a variety of international tax matters and structuring their investments across the USA and Europe. His practice areas include corporate, M&A, and business law. Constantin also advises a number of high-net-worth individuals on their inbound and outbound investments. He serves on the board of a non-state pension fund in Ukraine.
During his studies at Harvard and in the course of preparation to the bar exam Constantin focused his studies on ethical regulation of lawyers’ conduct, trusts and estates, contract, corporate, family law, and international tax. All these areas are of key importance for the Firm’s tax and private clients practices and allow him to find solutions for the clients using sophisticated instruments of more developed jurisdictions.
“In the modern globalized world diverse professional experience and international outreach of Asters team members is a key to the Firm’s success, – comments Asters’ Managing Partner Oleksiy Didkovskiy, – Passing the New York Bar exam is one of the most difficult challenges for lawyers world-wide and actually only a few Ukrainian legal practitioners have ever made it through. We congratulate Constantin on this unparalleled achievement that will definitely assist him and the entire Firm in finding even more creative and efficient solutions of any legal issue our clients address us with.”
Constantin Solyar became a partner at Asters in 2014 after working in the Firm for eight years. He holds Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) from Harvard Law School. Before joining Asters he worked in Big4 firms in both Ukraine and in Luxembourg. The highest level of Constantin’s expertise in tax and M&A is recognized by the most authoritative international legal directories such as Chambers Europe, The Legal 500, The Best Lawyers, and Who’s Who Legal.
Asters is a full-service independent national law firm that has maintained a strong presence in Ukraine since 1995. Asters has extensive industry-specific experience and plays a leading role in advising clients in various market sectors. The Firm has consistently remained at the top of the Ukrainian legal market throughout its history. Asters is a winner of Ukraine Law Firm of the Year 2018 award by Who’s Who Legal and a two-time winner of the Law Firm of the Year: Ukraine and the CIS award (The Lawyer European Awards 2014 and 2015). It is also acknowledged as the Law Firm of the Decade by Ukraine’s Legal Awards 2016. Asters holds top positions in the most authoritative international and Ukrainian market reviews: The Legal 500, Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, IFLR 1000, Who’s Who Legal, Best Lawyers, Expert Guides, and Top 50 Law Firms Annual National Ranking.