Astapov Lawyers is an International Law Group which provides a high-profile legal service to clients in Ukraine, combining international experience with local knowledge. Its office in Kyiv is the headquarters of the firm?s practice groups in the country and comprises over 65 lawyers based in Kyiv and Odessa. 

In 2011, Astapov Lawyers provided UNHCR with pro bono legal services, whereby they have analyzed 100 court decisions on asylum cases to identify whether these decisions meet national and international standards. The outcomes of this analytical project can be found here. Such studies are very useful and important for the development of refugee protection in Ukraine.