Maxima Legal's official telegram channel was included in the list of the most reputable legal channels

Maxima Legal's telegram channel has been ranked among the Top 100 legal channels and Top 50 corporate legal channels in terms of audience engagement, taking 47th and 28th places respectively. The research was conducted by Veta Expert Group, the Flavita bureau and more than 80 legal market experts. For the first time, about 450 legal telegram…


Pravo-300 legal rating once again confirmed the highest level of expertise of all Maxima Legal practices

On 7 December, the results of Pravo-300, the key Russian rating of law firms, were announced. According to the results of the research, Maxima Legal has once again confirmed the highest level of expertise of all practices of the firm, having received professional recognition in 19 areas of the research. Nearly 600 law firms took part in the…


Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper recommends 9 Maxima Legal lawyers in 11 areas of legal support

For the first time ever, Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspapaer conducted a large-scale survey of the Russian legal market and compiled its own Rating of Lawyers and Their Companies. The professional recognition was given to 9 Maxima Legal specialists practising in 11 of the 16 main categories of the ranking. According to the publication, "getting into the…


Maxima Legal was shortlisted for RBC St Petersburg Customer eXperience Awards

Maxima Legal's initiative to improve legal literacy of partners of the firm`s Private Wealth practice has been shortlisted for RBC St Petersburg Customer eXperience Awards survey of best clients service practices. HNWI clients are serviced by companies from different sectors, whose expertise overlaps, but not as competing, but potentially…


Sergei Bakeshin has commented for Delovoy Peterburg on the statistics of bringing to subsidiary liability

The Commercial Court of St Petersburg and the Leningrad Region refused to bring to subsidiary liability the beneficiaries of two large business empires: ex-senator Alexander Sabadash for  RUB 4.3 bn debts of Liviz vodka plant as well as Mushvig Abdullayev, former owner of Trade House Intertorg, which managed  SPAR, Semya and Narodny…


Nikita Deynega has spoken to Cbonds about the latest licence received by Maxima Legal to unlock assets in Euroclear

At the request of Cbonds Weekly News, Nikita Deynega, Counsel, Head of Tax & Administrative Law Practice at Maxima Legal, commented on the licence received by the team to unblock securities and cash of a Russian investor. To watch the  interview (in Russain), please see Maxima Legal`s YouTube Channel  >>> To watch the…


Ekaterina Abakumova has assessed for Pravo.ru the clarifications of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation on the content of a claim in case of flat flooding

Three court instances found the management company guilty of flooding the flat of a resident of Maikop and ordered it to pay the victim the amount of damage, expert examination costs and compensation for moral damage. At the same time, the courts refused to recover more than half a million roubles in penalties and fines: in order to do so, the…


Maxima Legal has received the first positive decisions on unblocking assets in EuroClear

Maxima Legal together with the firm`s European partner has received the first licences from the Belgian Treasury to unblock funds for the European residence permit/ passport and account holders. At the same time, despite the fact that earlier media wrote that applications for licences could be submitted only until 7 January 2023, in reality,…


Nikita Deynega participated in the fourth Legal Masters Forum

Nikita Deynega, Counsel, Head of Tax and Administrative Law Practice at Maxima Legal, took part in the Legal Masters Forum, which took place from 14 to 16 September in Voronezh. The expert spoke about the peculiarities of taxation of individuals and the problems faced by HNWI-clients in the current environment. The forum was held for the fourth…


Ekaterina Abakumova has analysed for Pravo.ru the position of the Supreme Court on the lawfulness of reducing alimony when the payer's income decreases

The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation has pointed out that a change in a financial situation of a paying parent is not an unconditional argument for maintenance reducing. It must be established that it is not possible to pay the same amount, taking into account all types of income. This conclusion was reached in a case in which an ex-spouse…