On 10 June 2021 the results of the annual international legal rating Best Lawyers 2022 were published online. KIAP was recognized as the law firm of the year in the field of litigation. According to the rating results 29 lawyers of KIAP achieved individual recognition from the eminent rating in 32 practice areas:
- Andrey Korelskiy (Arbitration and Mediation, Litigation, Bankruptcy, Insurance). In 2022 Andrey is recommended by the rating for the 12th time.
- Konstantin Astafiev (Bet-the-Company Litigation, Criminal Defense, Labor and Employment Law, Litigation). In 2022 Konstantin is recommended by the rating for the 9th time.
- Ilya Ischuk (Competition / Antitrust Law, Government Practice, Litigation). In 2021 Ilya is recommended by the rating for the 7th time.
- Anna Grishchenkova (International arbitration, Arbitration and Mediation, Litigation). In 2021 Anna is recommended by the rating for the 7th time.
- Elena Buranova (Information Technology Law, Intellectual Property Law, Litigation, TMT, Media)
- Anton Samokhvalov (Corporate Law, M&A)
- Dmitry Shnaydman (Litigation)
- Alexey Sizov (Customs and Excise Law, Litigation, Trade Law)
- Andrey Zuykov (Tax Law, Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation)
- James Friedlander (Litigation)
- Sergey Popov (Real Estate Law, Litigation)
- Ilya Dedkovskiy (Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation)
- Dmitry Kalinichenko (Criminal Defense, Litigation)
- Julia Kirpikova (Litigation,Privacy and Data Security Law)
- Ekaterina Spakhova (Corporate Law, Litigation)
- Roman Suslov (Banking and Finance Law, Information Technology Law)
- Maxim Buzin (Competition / Antitrust Law, Government Practice, Litigation)
- Stepan Sultanov (International Arbitration, Arbitration and Mediation, Litigation)
- Julia Usacheva (Litigation, Real Estate Law)
- Maxim Tabolo (Intellectual Property Law)
- Viacheslav Shmelev (Privacy and Data Security Law, Litigation)
- Olga Kascheeva (Aviation Law)
- Sergey Ilin (Litigation, Insolvency and Reorganization Law)
- Evgeny Metla (Litigation)
- Evgeny Vasin (Litigation)
Furthermore, according to Best Lawyers 2022 International Rating Ilya Ischuk is recognized ‘Lawyer of the Year’ in the area of Government Practice.
And for the first time this year:
- Julia Yanygina (Litigation)
- Maria Krasnova (Arbitration and Mediation)
- Diana Sattarova (Arbitration and Mediation)
- Daniil Zherdev (Litigation)
- Alexander Kartashov (Arbitration and Mediation)
Best Lawyers is one of the most influential publications in the global legal community. Founded in USA in 1981, the ranking publishes ratings of outstanding lawyers put together based on the expert assessment of a lawyer’s professional level by fellow lawyers. The research is performed in 70 countries around the world. The Best Lawyer’s methods, developed by a cognominal company, have been practiced for more than 30 years. The ranking has been recommending KIAP lawyers since 2009. In 2020 KIAP was recognized the Law firm of the year in the field of litigation.