Chambers Europe 2019 Recommends KIAP in Six Practice Areas
On the 7th of March, 2019, Chambers & Partners published a new edition of its authoritative international guide, Chambers Europe 2019. KIAP is listed among the best Russian law firms and has been endorsed for its six legal practices:
- Dispute Resolution: Domestic Mid-Market
- Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market
- Intellectual Property
- Restructuring/Insolvency: Litigation
This year litigation - KIAP’s core practice - has been ranked in the first band again. Analysts highlight it as “a top choice for mid-market cases, representing both international clients and notable local names. Areas of experience include financial, real estate and debt recovery disputes as well as a broad range of commercial cases. Additionally, acts on local enforcement proceedings. Represents clients from a variety of industries, including retail, manufacturing and financial services”.
Sources applaud the team's tailored approach. One satisfied interviewee explains: "They are flexible and everything they provide is highly detailed. We appreciate the commercial approach and personalised attention of KIAP lawyers." Others confirm that the firm is "very active and very innovative" with a "great dedication and relationship management skills."
Andrey Korelskiy, who has been individually ranked in the first band as well, is “a leading domestic litigator, acting on a broad range of commercial disputes for domestic and international clients. He commands considerable respect from market sources, with one impressed interviewee reporting that he is "one of the stars in the Russian market," before going on to note: "He's an incredible litigator."
Sources highlight Anna Grishchenkova’s practical insight, explaining that "she gives very pragmatic advice to clients, in terms of which battles to pick and ways forward." She has also “substantial experience handling contractual and construction disputes”.
Interviewees also appreciate the effective work of Ilya Ischuk characterizing him as "pragmatic and business-minded."
For more than 20 years Chambers publishes the world’s leading guides to the legal profession and during that time it has built a reputation for in-depth, objective research. The agency has a team of 150 highly qualified full-time researchers speaking 20 languages who conduct thousands of interviews with lawyers and their clients worldwide. Working with their editors, they identify and rank the world’s best lawyers (i.e. those who perform best according to the criteria most valued by clients – such as technical expertise, business acumen, prompt delivery, value for money).