Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners (EPA&P) is the leading CIS-based law firm. It has been recognized as Law Firm of the Year 2011 in Russia and the CIS by the Lawyer European Awards. This achievement follows a rank of accolades from Chambers, the Legal 500, the IFLR 1000 and others.
International financial institutions and inter-governmental organizations, including the EBRD, the Eurasian Development Bank, the IFC, Vnesheconombank, the UN and the World Bank turn here for capital markets work. The firm has represented the Republic of Ukraine in international investment arbitration.
Champions of the national economy such as agribusiness and industrial companies use the firm for their domestic and international work.
Our advocates develop in-depth understanding of clients’ business due to knowledge of commercial practices, cultures which they represent and awareness of industry. The team features a German desk staffed by experienced native lawyers.
Key Practice Areas: Dispute resolution, corporate, banking and finance, government relations, capital markets, competition law, tax, mergers and acquisitions, infrastructure and public-private partnerships, real estate and construction, intellectual property, telecommunications, media and technology, compliance, international arbitration, international trade, customs and white collar crime.
The firm also handles general commercial work in distribution, retail, franchising and related subjects such as brand/IP strategy and product liability. Advertising is another thriving practice area.
Wherever we operate we hire the brightest and the best. Lawyers of the firm are graduates of top schools and have been trained overseas. They are courageous to push the boundaries of conventional practice. EPA&P credo is to twirl challenges into advantages.