The Council of the Russian Federal Chambers of Lawyers awarded Dmitry Afanasiev, the member of the Partners' Committee of Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev and Partners, the Order of “Fidelity to a Lawyer’s Duty”.
The award ceremony took place during the general meeting of the St. Petersburg Bar Association on February, 11 2005. Three other EPA&P lawyers were awarded the St. Petersburg Bar Association Diplomas. Ilya Nikiforov was given the Diploma “For Successes in Commercial Law”. Khristofor Ivanian was awarded the Diploma “For High Professionalism and Successes in implementation of rights and lawful interests of private and juridical persons”. Elena Sokolova received the Diploma “For Successful Debut in the St. Petersburg Legal Practice”.
The Federal Chambers of Lawyers of the Russian Federation is a non-governmental non-profit organization, whose members are part of the Russian Federal Subjects’ Bar Associations.