The Best Lawyers international rating has listed Maxima Legal in 16 areas and named Maxim Avrashkov lawyer of the year

Konstantin Boytsov Senior associate Leonid Filanvskiy Partner Maksim Ali Senior Associate Maxim Avrashkov Managing Partner Natalia Demina Senior Associate Natalia Diatlova Partner Sergei Bakeshin Senior Associate

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 Avrashkov was listed in corporate governance and compliance sector and also ‘Lawyer of the Year’ in this category.

Partner Natalia Diatlova has been recognised as one of the best legal consultants in the areas of Corporate Governance and Compliance Practice, Corporate Law, Project Finance and Development Practice, and also for Government Relations.

The Head of the Real Estate and Construction practice, Konstantin Boytsov, was again noted in the field of Real Estate Law and for the first time in the category Project Finance and Development Practice.

The Head of the IP/IT Practice, Maxim Ali, consolidated his position as a leader in the field of Information Technology Law, and also received recognition in the nominations FinTech Practice, Gaming Law and Privacy and Data Security Law.

The list of the best lawyers in Russia also included a Partner, Head of Criminal Law practice, Leonid Filanovsky, (Criminal Defense), Head of Private Wealth practice, Natalia Demina (Trusts and Estates) and Head of Dispute Resolution and Insolvency practice, Sergei Bakeshin (Arbitration and Mediation, and Financial Institutions and International Arbitration).

Best Lawyers is one of the most respected international rankings, which first introduced legal market research in 1983 and currently covers more than 70 countries of the world. Unlike other ratings, it is based on customer reviews or analysis of projects of law firms, it involves examining the reputation of lawyers among their colleagues in the region and the legal industry.

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