7 December 2020
Pravo.Ru-300: Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners leads the Russian rankings of law firms and named best firm for supporting its staff during the pandemic

On December 4, 2020, Pravo.ru-300 held its 11th awards ceremony where EPAM replicated last year’s success and reaffirmed its status as the leader of the Russian legal market. The Firm was recommended in all 28 categories and was also the winner in the special nomination category “Coronavirus Law – Supporting its Company and Employees during the Pandemic”.

The Firm has once again been named a leader in terms of earnings, number of lawyers and revenue per lawyer.

At the federal level, the Firm leads in arbitration (high-market), antitrust law, compliance, dispute resolution in general jurisdiction courts, corporate law/M&A, finance/banking law, insurance law, capital markets, employment and migration law, international arbitration, international litigation, maritime law, criminal law, pharma and health, environmental law, family and inheritance law, and wealth management.

In the regional rankings, the Firm was also a leader in arbitration, bankruptcy, corporate law/M&A, intellectual property and criminal law.

The Firm has also been recommended for tax law, natural resources and energy, foreign trade / customs law and foreign-currency regulation, PPP and infrastructure projects, digital economy, IT, media & telecommunications, land law / commercial real estate / construction and transport law.

This year there was also the inclusion of a special nomination category in the Pravo.ru portal in which the voters made clear their appreciation for the Firm’s proactive support of its employees during the coronavirus pandemic. As a result, EPAM was nominated for and then won in the special nomination category: Coronavirus Law – Supporting its Company and Employees during the Pandemic”. The award was granted in acknowledgment of the comprehensive steps taken inside the Firm to ensure a safe working environment and prevent the disease from spreading among its employees, as well as EPAM’s exceptional approach in making early arrangements to provide efficient remote legal support even prior to the quarantine and the acute phase of the pandemic. In addition to its care for clients and employees, EPAM also provided support to the medical institutions treating coronavirus patients.