Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners
Member firm for Russia

Firm Overview

Russia is not an enigma to this leading CIS-based law practice. Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners (EPAM) continues to top both international and domestic rankings (Best Lawyers, Pravo.Ru-300, etc.).

This achievement follows a number of accolades from Chambers, the Legal 500, the IFLR 1000 and others.

Our advocates develop an in-depth understanding of the clients’ business thanks to their knowledge of commercial practices, cultures which they represent as well as specific industry awareness. The team includes a German desk staffed by experienced native lawyers.

Areas of Practice

Banking and finance, capital markets; bankruptcy; competition law; defamation; employment law; energy; environmental and technical regulations; family law; intellectual property / TMT; international arbitration and litigation; international trade and customs; legislation and public policy; litigation; mergers and acquisitions and corporate; maritime shipping / transport law; private client services; privatization, procurement and public sector assets; project finance and public-private partnership; real estate and construction; sports law; tax; white collar crime.

Global energy and natural resources companies turn to EPAM for its extensive experience in the energy and mining law matters. The firm also handles general commercial work in distribution, retail, franchising and related areas such as brand/IP strategy and product liability. The firm has earned numerous awards for its M&A and corporate practice that leads on top cross-border and domestic mandates. EPAM is particularly famous for its dispute resolution capacity in local courts as well as in international fora, winning plaudits from competitors for the “superb job” in litigation and arbitration. The arbitration group of the firm headed by Ilya Nikiforov is the only Russian practice listed in Global Arbitration Review Worldwide Top 100 Survey.

Senior partners have distinguished backgrounds in government and judicial service. Clients benefit from our deep and long-standing ties to the local community.

Our advocates are dynamic and enthusiastic; they have a passion for the profession combined with an international outlook. EPAM push the boundaries of conventional practice and select partners who share the ambitions and relish the challenges that Russia presents.

Other Offices

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners
11 Z. Biaduli St.,
Minsk, 220034
Tel. 375.17.268.8282
Fax 375.17.268.8272

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners
3 Gough Square
London, EC4A 3DE
Tel. 44.20.7822.7060
Fax 44.20.7353.5905

Allen Thomas
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Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners
22-24 Nevsky Pr.,
St. Petersburg, 191186
Tel. 7.812.322.9681
Fax 7.812.322.9682

Ilya Nikiforov
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