The Russia listing of the leading international legal rating Best Lawyers™ 2019 contained 14 lawyers from Pepeliaev Group, including two first-timers: PG Partner Yulia Litovtseva has gained recognition in the bankruptcy category and Head of the Tax Practice Group Ksenia Litvinova has been nominated for tax law.

Sergey Pepeliaev, Pepeliaev Group's Managing Partner, has been a mainstay of the Best Lawyers list in the tax law practice area since 2009. Also featuring in the area of tax law are our Senior Partners Rustem Ahmetshin, Ivan Khamenushko (both listed since 2014), and Andrey Nikonov (since last year). They are joined by Partners Valentina Akimova (since 2014) and Anton Nikiforov (since last year), as well as Sergey Sosnovsky, the Partner who heads our St Petersburg Tax Practice (since 2014).

Partner Julia Borozdna has been named in the employment law category since 2010. 

Making a second appearance in the ratings, having first been included last year, are Partners Natalia Stenina (in the land law and real estate category) and Roman Bevzenko (in the dispute resolution and mediation category), together with the Head of the Intellectual Property and Trademarks Practice Group Yuri Yahin (in the IP category).

Sergey Spasennov, Partner and Head of our St Petersburg office, has been listed by Best Lawyers since 2009, and he is again named in the corporate law and M&A categories.