KIAP is among the Leading Russian Law Firms According to Chambers Europe 2012

On 11 th May 2012, Chambers Europe 2012, an authoritative international legal directory, launched its new ratings. Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law have been listed among the best law firms in Russia for the first time and have been recommended in three practice areasdispute resolution (band 3), competition/antitrust (band 4) and tax (band 3). Andrey Korelskiy, Ilya Ischuk and Oleg Bazhenov all received individual recommendations.

Analysts of Chambers introduced the Law Firm in the ranking as follows: “KIAP has made a considerable impression on the market since its foundation. Peers describe the team as a highly credible and ambitious unit with excellent prospects for the future. Clients agree, praising its unflappability, proactivity and business acumen”.

KIAP managing partner Andrey Korelskiy has been identified as the main contact for dispute resolution matters at the Law Firm. “The team is absolutely reliable, dynamic and always delivers advice that is crystal clear and to the point” – this is how the clients characterize KIAP’s team of litigators.

According to Chambers Europe “Ilya Ischuk is a recognised figure in the Russian market, whose broad practice encompasses a range of competition mandates”. According to market sources, “he is a fabulous lawyer with a lot of gravitas who always seeks the best solution for the client”.

The leader of the firm's tax practice, partner Oleg Bazhenov, has earned honorable mention from clients for his “extensive experience”: “Oleg is more than just a great tax professional: he is a very good commercial adviser”.

Since 1990, Chambers has published the world’s leading guides to the legal profession and has built a reputation for in-depth, objective research. The agency has a team of 100 highly qualified full-time researchers 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).