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Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners

Dispute Resolution

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What the team is known for

Large disputes team with an impressive litigation practice and an experienced international disputes team. Houses domestic commercial litigation expertise, regularly acting on contractual disputes and debt recovery cases as well as intellectual property, liability and shareholder disputes. Also acts on international arbitration and cross-border litigation for major domestic companies and state bodies. International corporate conflicts and construction-related arbitration are further areas of experience. Draws its clients from a variety of sectors, including banking, pharmaceuticals and insurance. Additionally maintains a market-leading white-collar crime team, representing corporate defendants as well as business people in financial crime, alleged tax evasion and abuse of power cases.

Strengths

An impressed client highlights the team's dedication, commenting: "They concentrate on achieving the results," and adding: "If we need additional support, they will provide everything."

"Their quick reaction is important for us and they give quick solutions. They write in a good and constructive way,"

Another client says: "They have an excellent understanding of the local legal system," adding: "They don't just look at the legal questions but they see the whole situation in the environment."

Work highlights

Represented BlaBlaCar as a respondent in a class action dispute relating to car pooling and information displayed on its online platform.

Notable practitioners

Denis Arkhipov moves up in the rankings as a result of positive market acclaim and visibility on significant cases. He is recognised for his activity in a variety of corporate disputes and is also active in handling secondary liability cases. He also assists with disputes relating to audits by the authorities. "He is a person who always finds a way and never says no. He always gets back to me right on time," a client says.

Dimitry Afanasiev is recognised as a notable name in handling high-impact contentious cases. He offers strategic domestic law insight to major Russian clients.

Evgeny Raschevsky regularly represents domestic and international clients in corporate litigation, including shareholder disputes. He also handles international arbitration mandates and cross-border litigation. Additionally, he acts as an arbitrator. "His strength lies in his calm and balanced personality," a source says.

Ilya Nikiforov remains a well-established figure in the Russian market. He oversees the practice, lending his significant experience in international arbitration mandates. Market commentators highlight his strong presentation skills. He also acts as an arbitrator.

Valery Eremenko maintains a strong reputation in the Russian litigation market. He possesses considerable experience in commercial disputes and insolvency proceedings. Sources point to his in-depth knowledge of market practice as a key strength. "When you listen to him you get worried about your position," a source says.

Victoria Burkovskaya possesses extensive expertise in white-collar crime mandates, often defending high net worth individuals in criminal proceedings concerning fraud and tax evasion. Sources value her efficiency, with an impressed client enthusing: "We always get the support." Another client adds: "I would get a response immediately," also saying: "Everything was clear."

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Dispute Resolution

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners

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Location

21 1ST Tverskaya Yamskaya,

Moscow

Moscow

Russia

125047

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Russia

Dispute Resolution: Corporate Crime


Victoria Burkovskaya
Band 1

Dispute Resolution: Domestic High-End


Denis Arkhipov
Band 3
Dimitry Afanasiev
Eminent Practitioners
Valery Eremenko
Band 2

Dispute Resolution: International


Evgeny Raschevsky
Band 2
Ilya Nikiforov
Eminent Practitioners