International ranking of Best Lawyers has ranked 8 Maxima Legal lawyers in 20 areas of law

Ekaterina Abakumova - Advocate Konstantin Boytsov - Senior associate Leonid Filanovskiy - Partner Maxim Ali - Partner Maxim Avrashkov - Managing Partner Natalia Demina - Senior Associate Natalia Diatlova - Partner Sergei Bakeshin - Senior Associate

Best Lawyers, the oldest international ranking, has presented its annual list of Russian lawyers recommended in various areas of law. 8 Maxima Legal experts, providing legal support in 20 different areas, received professional recognition.

Maxim Avrashkov, Managing Partner and Head of General Business Law Practice, was once again ranked as one of the leading Russian lawyers in the areas of Corporate Governance and Compliance Practice and Mergers and Acquisitions Law. This is the first time Maxim has been also included in the list of recommended lawyers in the Investment category.

Maxim Avrashkov, Managing Partner
Corporate Governance and Compliance Practice 
Investment NEW
Mergers and Acquisitions Law 

Maxim Ali, Partner and Head of Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law Practice, has consolidated his leading positions in the areas of Information Technology Law, Privacy and Data Security Law, Gaming Law and FinTech Practice. Maxim’s professionalism has also secured him a place among the best legal advisors in the field of Intellectual Property Law and Franchise Law, as well as among lawyers specializing in Arbitration and Mediation.

Maxim Ali, Partner
Arbitration and Mediation NEW
FinTech Practice 
Franchise Law NEW
Gaming Law 
Information Technology Law 
Intellectual Property Law NEW
Privacy and Data Security Law 

Natalia Diatlova, Partner and Head of Corporate Law and PPP Practices, is again recognized as one of the most experienced and qualified experts in Russia in Corporate Governance and Compliance Practice, Corporate Law, Project Finance and Development Practice and, for the third time, in Government Relations.

Natalia Diatlova, PhD, Partner
Corporate Governance and Compliance Practice
Corporate Law 
Government Relations
Project Finance and Development Practice 

Leonid Filanovskiy, Partner and Head of Criminal Law Practice, has confirmed his status as one of Russia’s leading criminal defense lawyers.

Leonid Filanovsky, Partner
Criminal Defense

Sergei Bakeshin, Senior Associate, Head of Dispute Resolution and Insolvency Practice, for the second year in a row was recommended in Arbitration and Mediation, Financial Institutions and International Arbitration.

Sergei Bakeshin, Senior Associate
Arbitration and Mediation
Financial Institutions 
International Arbitration

Konstantin Boytsov, Senior Associate, Head of Real Estate and Construction Practice, has expanded his presence in the rankings by being recommended by Best Lawyers not only in the Project Finance and Development Practice and Real Estate Law, but also in Arbitration and Mediation.

Konstantin Boytsov, Senior Associate
Arbitration and Mediation NEW
Project Finance and Development Practice 
Real Estate Law

Natalia Demina, Senior Associate, Head of Private Wealth Practice, has traditionally received high peer recognition and recognition in Trusts and Estates, and for the first time has been ranked as one of the strongest experts in Tax Law.

Natalia Demina, Senior Associate
Tax Law NEW
Trusts and Estates 

In addition, for the first time the ranking confirmed the level of expertise of Private Wealth Practice`s advocate Ekaterina Abakumova by awarding her in the Family Law category.

Ekaterina Abakumova, Advocate 
Family Law NEW

Best Lawyers is one of the most respected international rankings, having first introduced a legal market survey in 1983 and now covering more than 70 countries worldwide. In contrast to most rankings, which are based on client feedback or analysis of law firm projects, it is a survey of lawyers’ reputations among their peers in the region and the legal profession.

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