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…


Maxima Legal has advised IPG.Estate as part of a substantial property sale

The Real Estate and Construction practice at Maxima Legal advised IPG.Estate, a consulting real estate company, as part of the pre-sale preparation of a multifunctional complex. Alexander Voloshin, Head of Financial Markets and Investments, IPG.Estate: “Maxima Legal is a proven IPG.Estate legal partner. We have been cooperating for several years…


Dmitry Uryakin has commented on the situation in the St Petersburg retail market for RBC in connection with a contradiction in the federal and regional quarantine measures

The public holidays announced at the end of last week and the resolution of the governor of St. Petersburg, Alexander Beglov, banned the operation of most non-food stores. However, trade has continued for not only grocery stores and pharmacies, but also sellers of children's goods, repair products and even household appliances stores. Market…


Konstantin Boytsov has spoken with RBC about the legal nuances of relationships between tenants and landlords of shopping centres against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic

In St Petersburg, one of the first sectors of the economy that has felt the impact of the coronavirus pandemic has been retail; even those who are now experiencing a surge in sales admit that it will be replaced by a lull. The closure of shopping centres is seen as practically inevitable. As a result, tenants who are deprived of income will ask…


Konstantin Boytsov has discussed with Novy Prospekt the key points of a dispute between the residents of an apartment building and its developer

In St Petersburg, a dispute lasting almost a year between the tenants and the developer of the Toyve has reached a conclusion. The owners of the apartments demanded a survey of the land under their homes, as well as the subsequent sale of part of the territory and non-residential premises in the residential complex to a private investor was…


Konstantin Boytsov has been quoted in Kommersant and RBC on an initiative ban the sale of real estate owned by a trade union

A working group of the St Petersburg Parliament has asked Russian Prime Minister, Mikhail Mishustin, to impose a moratorium on the sale of real estate owned by the Leningrad Federation of Trade Unions (LFP), which includes seven large properties in St Petersburg and the Leningrad region. According to the parliamentarians, this measure is necessary…


Konstantin Boytsov has talked with Novy Prospekt about the current practice of resolving disputes regarding the division of land plots

Residents in Toiva are involved in a complex dispute over the legality of the division of the land on which their homes stand. In the residents’ opinion, any land transactions should be agreed with the owners of the apartments, since the land automatically passes into their shared ownership. Among the co-defendants in the claim is the developer…


Maxima Legal has been accredited by the Russian Direct Investment Fund

Maxima Legal announces that it has successfully completed the pre-qualification process for the right to provide legal advice to the Russian Direct Investment Fund. Following an open tender, the firm has been included in the panel of legal advisors for the next two years, until 10 December 2021.


Sergei Bakeshin has commented for Novy Propsekt on the trial between the city administration and a land tenant

Primorsk Trade Company LLC has won a commercial case against the Property Relations Committee. The state institution "Property of St. Petersburg" sought to recover from a small enterprise almost 2 million roubles for non-compliance with the terms of a lease of a land plot, in particular, unauthorised construction of trading pavilions. However, the…


Maxima Legal invite you to a business breakfast titled, Architects vs. developers: how to build a relationship with a partner and protect the intellectual rights of the project?

Maxima Legal invite you to a business breakfast titled, Architects vs. developers: how to build a relationship with a partner and protect the intellectual rights of the project? Date: Thursday 19 December Location: Maxima Legal Office, St. Petersburg, Liteiny prospect, 26, office 530 Time: 11.00 - 12.30 Most modern buildings are not only real…