9 January 2020
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners breaks records in the first Pravo.ru individual lawyer ranking

Russia’s leading legal online publication Pravo.ru released its first individual lawyers ranking based on the annual federal ratings Pravo.ru-300. The individual ranking features 28 lawyers from Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, who have been recommended in 27 areas of law – a record-breaking number among all the individual lawyers rated.

The following experts have been top ranked:

  • Denis Arkhipov, Partner, Litigation Practice (dispute resolution in general jurisdiction courts);
  • Valery Eremenko, Partner co-heading Litigation Practice (arbitration proceedings (high market), dispute resolution in general jurisdiction courts);
  • Dmitry Dyakin, Partner co-heading Litigation Practice (arbitration proceedings (high market), international arbitration, international litigation);
  • Evgeny Raschevsky,Partner heading International Arbitration and Litigation Practice (international arbitration, international litigation);
  • Victor Radnaev, Counsel of the International Arbitration and Litigation Practice (international arbitration, international litigation).

Valery Eremenko has also been recommended for bankruptcy and insurance matters.

Evgeny Raschevsky has also been rated as an expert in pharma and healthcare laws.

Litigation Partner Denis Arkhipov has been highly praised for wealth management, as well as for family and inheritance law.

For corporate law / M&A the following experts have been noted:

  • Arkady Krasnikhin, Partner heading М&A and Corporate Practice;
  • Dmitry Stepanov, Partner, М&A and Corporate Practice.

For competition law, these individuals have been rated:

  • Anna Numerova, Partner, Competition Practice;
  • Evgeny Bolshakov, Partner, Competition Practice; and
  • Denis Gavrilov, Competition Practice Counsel.

Anna Numerova has also been recommended for compliance.

For criminal law, three experts from the Firm were noted:

  • Victoria Burkovskaya, Partner heading White Collar Crime Practice;
  • Tatyana Nozhkina, Partner, White Collar Crime Practice (St. Petersburg office);
  • Andrey Bastrakov, White Collar Crime Practice Counsel.

For tax advice and tax disputes, the ratings are topped by:

  • Sergey Kalinin, Partner, Tax Practice;
  • Ekaterina Roletr, Senior Associate of the Tax Practice. 

For finance / banking law and capital markets, the following experts have been recommended:

  • Dmitriy Glazounov, Partner heading Banking & Finance and Capital Markets Practice (finance / banking law and capital markets);
  • Oleg Ushakov, Banking & Finance and Capital Markets Practice Counsel (finance / banking law and capital markets); and
  • Roman Malovitsky, Banking & Finance and Capital Markets Practice Counsel (finance / banking law).

For intellectual property / TMT two lawyers from the Firm have been recommended:

  • Pavel Sadovsky, Counsel heading Intellectual Property / TMT Practice;
  • Irina Kosovskaya, Counsel and Deputy Head of Intellectual Property / TMT Practice.

For commercial real estate / construction, these individuals have been recommended:

  • Andrey Vorobyev, Partner, Litigation Practice;
  • Elena Gavrilina, Partner, Real Estate and Construction Practice.

For PPP / infrastructure projects, two lawyers have been recommended:

  • Elena Gavrilina, Partner, Real Estate and Construction Practice;
  • Olga Mischenko, Counsel heading Real Estate, Construction and PPP Practice at the St. Petersburg office.

For foreign trade / customs law and foreign exchange regulation, the following experts have been recommended:

  • Ivan Smirnov, Managing Partner of the St. Petersburg office;
  • Alexey Karchiomov, Maritime Shipping and Transport Practice Counsel.

Alexey Karchiomov has also been recommended as an expert in maritime shipping and transport laws.

 For natural resources and energy, two lawyers from the Firm have been noted:

  • Taras Rabko, Partner heading Energy Practice and Environmental and Technical Regulations Practice; and
  • Sergey Ustalov, Energy Practice Counsel.

Taras Rabko has also been separately noted as a leading expert on environmental law.

Anna Ivanova, Counsel heading the Employment Practice is a renowned expert in her field and has been rated highly in the field of employment and migration laws.

* Recommended Lawyers ratings were first released in 2019 as part of the federal rankings of Russian law firms by Pravo.ru-300 and are based on the achievements of those lawyers who were referred to in the questionnaires. The lawyer’s individual achievements used to be recorded in the Audience Choice Ratings, which were based on an electronic survey among legal market participants. 

Key contacts

Oleg
Ushakov

Moscow

Sergey
Ustalov

Moscow

Pavel
Sadovsky

Moscow

Victor
Radnaev

Moscow

Taras
Rabko

Moscow

Anna
Numerova

Moscow

Tatyana
Nozhkina

Moscow, St. Petersburg

Sergey
Kalinin

Moscow, Limassol

Anna
Ivanova

Moscow

Dmitry
Dyakin

Moscow

Denis
Gavrilov

Moscow

Denis
Arkhipov

Moscow, Limassol

Ivan
Smirnov

St. Petersburg

Olga
Mischenko

St. Petersburg

Alexey
Karchiomov

St. Petersburg

 

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