Kommersant Publishing House has confirmed Maxima Legal’s expertise in 36 nominations of its own legal rating

Maxim Ali - Partner Maxim Avrashkov - Managing Partner Natalia Demina - Partner Natalia Diatlova - Partner

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 13 client sectors as well as personally acknowledged achievements of 4 lawyers in 10 categories.

Best Law Practices Survey 

Commercial Dispute Resolution: mid-market 
federal research – 2 band, 12th place  

Corporate Dispute Resolution: mid-market NEW
regional research – 1 band, 3d place 

Insolvency: Bankruptcy of Legal Entities 
regional research – 1 band, 5th place  

PPP/ Infrastructure Projects
2 band, 4th place 

Intellectual Property: Dispute Resolution on Intellectual Property matters  
federal research – 2 band, 15th place

Intellectual Property: Advice on Intellectual Property Law
federal research – 2 band, 9th place

Intellectual Property: Dispute Resolution & Advice on Intellectual Property matters
regional research – 2th place

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

Corporate Law/M&A of Russian Assets
regional research – 1 band, 4th place  

Tax Law: Dispute Resolution with the Federal Tax Service and Advice on Tax Law matters 
regional research – 1 band, 2nd place  

Family & Inheritance Law: Disputes over Divorce, Division of Property and Inheritance
federal research – 2 band, 4th place

Family & Inheritance Law: Disputes over Divorce, Division of Property and Inheritance as well as Structuring of  Inherited Assets NEW
regional research – 1st place 

Criminal Law: WCC NEW
regional research – 9st place 


Best Industry Practices Survey 

Industry: Dispute Resolution NEW
2 band, 3d place 

Industry: Advising the Leaders   
1 band, 6th place   

Retail & Trade, FMCG:  Dispute Resolution NEW
2 band, 3d place 

Retail & Trade, FMCG: Advising Retail & FMCG Leaders 
2 band, 6th place  

Construction & Real Estate: Dispute Resolution & Advice 
regional research – 1 band, 1st place  

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

Transport & Logistics: Advising the Industry Leaders
1 band, 10th place

Banking & Finance: Key Dispute Resolution in the Banking, Investment and Insurance Industries NEW
2 band, 11th place 

Private Wealth 
2 band, 1st place

Energy & Natural Resources: Key Dispute Resolution in the Energy Sector  
1 band, 13th place  

Energy & Natural Resources: Key Dispute Resolution in the Metal and Coal Industries  
8th place 

Energy & Natural Resources: Advising the Energy Sector Leaders 
1 band, 12th place

Energy & Natural Resources: Advising the Natural Resources Sector Leaders 
1 band, 14th place 


Best Lawyers Survey 

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

Maxim Ali, Partner
Intellectual Property – regional research 

Natalia Demina, Partner 
Family & Inheritance Law
Private Wealth

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

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 >>>