Kommersant Publishing House confirms Maxima Legal’s expertise in 34 nominations of its own legal rating

Evgenii Surdin - Senior assosiate Konstantin Boytsov - Senior associate Maxim Ali - Partner Maxim Avrashkov - Managing Partner Natalia Demina - Senior Associate Natalia Diatlova - Partner Sergei Bakeshin - Senior Associate

Kommersant Publishing House has published its own annual research of legal business in Russia. According to the results, Maxima Legal has confirmed its reputation of one of the leading legal advisors in Russia with 34 rating nominations. In particular, the Kommersant has included the company in its list of recommended law firms in 13 practice areas and 11 client sectors as well as personally acknowledged achievements of 4 lawyers in 10 categories.

Best Law Practices

Commercial Dispute Resolution: Mid-Market NEW
regional research – 1 band, 15th place

Insolvency: Bankruptcy of Credit Institutions NEW
regional research – 15th place

Insolvency: Bankruptcy of legal entities NEW
regional research – 1 band, 8th place

PPP/Infrastructure Projects
1 band, 13th place

Intellectual Property: Dispute Resolution on Intellectual Property matters NEW
federal research – 2 band, 3 place

Intellectual Property: Advice on Intellectual Property Law NEW
federal research – 1 band, 15th place

Intellectual Property: Dispute Resolution on Intellectual Property matters NEW
regional research – 4 place

Intellectual Property: Advice on Intellectual Property Law NEW
regional research – 4th place

Corporate Law/M&A of Russian Assets: High-end NEW
federal research – 1st, 14th place

Corporate Law/M&A of Russian Assets: mid-market
federal research – 1 band, 9th place

Corporate Law/M&A of Russian Assets NEW
regional research – 5th place

Tax Law: Resolution of disputes with the Federal Tax Service, tax law advice
regional research – 2 place

Family and Inheritance Law: Disputes over divorce, division of property and inheritance
federal research – 2nd place

Best Industry Practices

Arts: Advising arts and cultural sector leaders
3 place

Industry: Advising the industry leaders NEW
1 band, 6th place

Retail & FMCG: Advice to Retail & FMCG Leaders NEW
2 band, 6th place

Construction & Real Estate: Dispute Resolution & Advisory NEW
regional research – 1st place

TMT (Telecom, Media & Technology): Advising TMT Industry Leaders NEW
2 band, 5th place

Transport & Logistics: Advice to the industry leaders NEW
1 band, 10th place

Private Wealth
2 band, 1st place

Energy & Natural Resources: Dispute Resolution in the Energy sector NEW
1 band, 14th place

Energy & Natural Resources: Dispute Resolution in the Metals & Coal Industries NEW
7th place

Energy & Natural Resources: Advising the Energy sector leaders NEW
2 band, 1st place

Energy & Natural Resources: Advice to natural resources industry leaders NEW
1 band, 14th place

Individual Rating of Leading Lawyers

Maxim Avrashkov, Managing Partner
Public Private Partnership NEW
Corporate/M&A – regional research NEW
Tax: Dispute Resolution and Advisory Services – regional research NEW
Commercial Dispute Resolution – regional research NEW
Construction and Real Estate – regional research NEW

Maxim Ali, Partner
Intellectual Property – regional research NEW
Industry NEW

Natalia Diatlova, Partner
Corporate Law/M&A – Federal research NEW

Natalia Demina, Senior Associate
Family and Inheritance Law – federal research
Private Wealth

The ranking is published annually by the Kommersant and follows a multi-stage study and analysis of the best practices of leading legal players with recommendations on specific areas of legal service. The study of the legal services market for a calendar year is carried out on the basis of analysing information from various sources, among them the evaluation of law firms’ matters, the expertise of the Kommersant journalists and the opinions of professionals in the market – high-ranking employees of corporate legal departments of large companies, holding companies and corporations.

To read detailed information on the rating and its results (in Russian), please see the official website of the Kommersant newspaper >>>