Russian's leading legal ranking agency Pravo.ru 300 has again ranked Maxima Legal strongly

On 5 December the results of Pravo.ru 300's research of the legal services market in Russia for 2018 was published; Maxima Legal was again included in the list of leading law firms in six areas of law. Maxima Legal was ranked as a leader in the corporate law/M&A and commercial property and construction categories, being placed in the first band in these categories. Editors and the expert…


Delovoy Peterburg has included lawyers from Maxima Legal as leaders of the season for Summer 2018

Partner at Maxima Legal, Natalia Diatlova, and Head of the Dispute Resolution Practice, Sergey Bakeshin, have been included in the rating ‘Lawyer of the Season – Summer 2018’ which is presented by business newspaper Delovoy Peterburg. Natalia Diatlova headed the list in the nomination for transactions with her work in the sale of a Russian business Meratech, which specialises in the development…


Elena Kilinkarova has again been recognised as one of the leading tax lawyers

  The International publication, Best Lawyers, has included Counsel and Head of the Tax Practice at Maxima Legal, Elena Kilinkarova in the list of lawyers in the category of Tax Law, St Petersburg. Analysts from Best Lawyers have been conducting research of the Russian legal market for over 10 years and for the past three years Elena Kilinkarova has been included as one of the leading…


Maxima Legal has strengthened its rating in The Legal 500

Independent international rating agency for leading law firms, the Legal 500 has included Maxima Legal in its list of recommended law firms in three categories. The editors of the rating included Maxima Legal in the category of Private Client, giving a high assessment of the firm’s advisory services for succession planning, personal investment and immigration matters. Furthermore, Maxima Legal…


Maxima Legal has again been included in the map of the legal market in St Petersburg

Delovoy Peterburg has published a study titled ‘The map of legal services in St Petersburg’, which compares 51 regional law firms, including regional offices of federal and international companies. The studies includes the number of hours spent by the law firms on assisting clients in 2017 and also the spread of workloads over 16 practice areas and between clients from 16 different sectors.…


Maxima Legal has been included among the leaders in the legal market in Chambers Europe 2018

Rating agency Chambers & Partners has published its latest international rating of law firms, Chambers Europe 2018.  As in the previous publication, Maxima Legal has been listed in the category of General Business Law – St Petersburg. The editors of the ratings emphasised that the firm is well-known in the local market as well as among international companies particularly in the mid-market…


Elena Kilinkarova has given a presentation on international taxation with a summary of 2017 and the prospects for 2018

Elena Kilinkarova PhD, Counsel at Maxima Legal, took part in the conference Tax 2018.  The event took place on 20 February in St Petersburg following an initiative by the Financial Committee of SPIBA, a business association. The SPIBA conference has become a traditional event and brings together leading specialists in the sphere of tax legislation to exchange experiences, discuss recent changes…


A simplification of the documentation required when establishing a legal entity

Since 1 January 2017 an entry on the register of companies and entrepreneurs is now the only document required to confirm the registration of a company or entrepreneur. The registers containing such records in Russia are the Unified State Register of Legal Entities (USRLE) and the Unified State Register of Individual Entrepreneurs (USRIE). Under the previous procedure for establishing a legal…