15 January 2010
Dimitry Afanasiev named Best Individual Lawyer in Russia at The World Finance Awards 2010

Dimitry Afanasiev has been voted the winner in the category Best Individual Lawyer in Russia at The World Finance Awards 2010. The Awards also celebrated EPAM’ excellence in the field of M&A and Shipping in Russia.

The World Finance Awards were created in 2007 to identify industry leaders, individuals, teams and organisations that represent the benchmark of achievement and best practice in the financial and business world.

The World Finance awards panel, headed up by editor Alexander Redcliffe, used a wide range of criteria, and the critical eye of a collective 186 years of financial journalism to inform its decision over the most pertinent categories to include in the 2010 awards, and to establish criteria for voters to consider, such as innovation, originality and quality of product, as well as proof of market development and excellence in client representation.

For its exceptional work and achievements EPAM was awarded as Best M&A Team and Best Shipping Team in Russia, while Dimitry Afanasiev, member of the Partners' Committee of EPAM, was named Best Individual Lawyer in Russia in 2010.