Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev & Partners, Attorneys at Law is Honored with Recognition of the International Ranking The Legal 500 EMEA 2011

Less than in a year after the official start-up, Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev & Partners, Attorneys at Law obtained the recognition of the international ranking The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2011. In its annual analytical survey of the Russian legal services market The Legal 500 EMEA mentions the successful work of the Law Firm and recommends it for support of the projects in five practice areas – Dispute resolution, Employment, Energy and natural resources, Real estate, Shipping and transport.

Analysts of The Legal 500 introduced the Law Firm in the ranking as follows: ‘New entrant Korelskiy Ischuk Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law may be a young firm, founded by former members of Vegas Lex, but its partners are well known in the market.’ In the analytical report it is also referred to the ‘excellent’ quality and ‘responsive and innovative service’ of the Law Firm.

The team of the Law Firm is characterized by the clients as ‘dedicated’, ‘strategically thinking and commercially shrewd’. Clients also appreciate that ‘team never gets ruffled under pressure and tight deadlines, always remaining calm and collected’.

The effective work of the partners of the Law Firm is highlighted in The Legal 500 EMEA report. Andrey Korelskiy earned the honorable mention of the clients for ‘sharp and analytical mind, expertise, impressive communication skills and unfailing commercial acumen’.

Konstantin Astafiev is called ‘an outstanding lawyer’ within real estate, as well as an expert, who is ‘recognized across the marketplace’ and has ‘comprehensive knowledge of employment law’.

Ilya Ischuk ‘is clever, knowledgeable and pleasingly analytical, with a good understanding of the energy industry and able to quickly grasp the most complex issues’.

The Legal 500 also marks out the transport and shipping practice and its head Yuri Kulakin, for his considerable experience, ‘tremendous knowledge of the industry’, as well as for being ‘focused, calm and never fazed by anything’.

The Legal 500 is one of the most authoritative legal publications, founded in 1988. Evaluations and recommendations of the series are based on the independent research and questionnaires, filled by the legal firms, and surveys, conducted among their clients and partners. The mission of the ranking is to identify the leading law firms and key experts in the various areas of law.  The Legal 500 Series provides the most comprehensive worldwide coverage currently available on legal services providers, in over 100 countries.