The Best Lawyers international rating has listed Maxima Legal in 16 areas and named Maxim Avrashkov lawyer of the year

International ranking Best Lawyers has presented its annual list of Russian lawyers recommended in various fields of law. Seven experts from Maxima Legal were listed. Managing Partner, Head of the Commercial and Corporate department, Maxim Avrashkov, has been listed as one of the leading Russian lawyers for M&A matters. In addition, Maxim…


Sergei Bakeshin has provided his comments to Fontanka.ru on a bill that tightens the liability for violation of Russian lockdown rules

State Duma Speaker, Vyacheslav Volodin, and United Russia MP, Pavel Krasheninnikov, have prepared and submitted to the Russian State Duma a bill that introduces administrative and criminal liability for violating the quarantine regime and other lockdown rules. The amendments introduce fines ranging from 500 thousand to 1 million roubles or…


Maxima Legal has added a criminal law practice led by Leonid Filanovsky

The Maxima Legal team has been joined by Leonid Filanovsky, a lawyer specialising in various aspects of criminal law for more than 20 years. As a partner, Leonid will lead a new practice area for the firm - the Criminal Law Practice. “The creation of Criminal Law Practice is connected with the increasing demand of our private and corporate clients…


Leonid Filanovskiy has discussed with RBC the prospects of a criminal case against the owner of the failed retail chains SPAR and Narodnaya 7ya Semya

A number of suppliers for the now-defunct SPAR and Narodnaya 7ya Semya stores have turned to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia with a request to conduct an investigation against Mikhail Abdullaev, Head of Intertorg. The results of an investigation may be criminal proceedings for fraud, which can result in up to 10 years imprisonment. The…