Chambers Europe
Chambers Europe
Chambers Europe 2018 recommends KIAP, Attorneys at Law, in the following practice areas:
  
Litigation practice has achieved a significant breakthrough this year: after 7-year history of participation in the rating, the practice has been ranked in the first band.

Singled out for endorsement in their fields were four partners: Andrey KorelskiyIlya IschukAnna Grishchenkova and Anton Samokhvalov.

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).

Chambers Global
Chambers Global
In 2018 KIAP has been listed as a leading company in:

Two partners of KIAP, Attorneys at Law, have been individually recommended in the area of litigation support: Andrey Korelskiy and Anna Grishchenkova.

To see what the clients say about the Law Firm’s service and its key lawyers, please follow this link.


International ranking Chambers Global publishes the world’s leading guides to the legal profession in more than 190 countries across the world since 1990. Based on interviews with thousands of lawyers and their clients, the ranking determines best lawyers and best law firms of the globe. The authority of the ranking is based on in-depth and objective research.
Chambers Europe Awards for Excellence 2015 and 2013
Chambers Europe Awards for Excellence 2015 and 2013

KIAP has been nominated for a major international accolade, Chambers Europe Awards for Excellence in 2015 and 2013 as the Best Law Firm of the Year in Russia. The Russian 2015 shortlist also features Allen & Overy, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, Goltsblat BLP, Herbert Smith Freehills, Linklaters CIS, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates and Vegas Lex.


Nominations of Chambers Europe Awards for Excellence are given every year to law firms across the world that are the year's success stories. The award is a symbol of international recognition of their professional achievements, outstanding growth rate and the highest standard of client service. The award is given based on the results of an extensive independent survey of clients and legal professionals' feedback

Legal 500 EMEA
Legal 500 EMEA

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2018 recommends KIAP in the following eight practice areas:

The effective work of five​​ ​leading lawyers is pointed out in the report: Andrey KorelskiyIlya IschukKonstantin AstafievAnton Samokhvalov and Sergey Popov.


The Legal 500 is one of the most authoritative legal publications, founded in 1987. 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 various areas of law. The Legal 500 Series provides the most comprehensive worldwide coverage currently available on legal services providers, in over 100 countries.
Pravo.ru-300 (Main Rating)
Pravo.ru-300 (Main Rating)
In 2017 Russian legal directory Pravo.ru-300 recommends KIAP in the following fourteen areas:

KIAP traditionally entered the Top-50 law firms by the amount of revenueTop-50 law firms by the income per each lawyerTop-50 law firms by the number of lawyers.


The Pravo.Ru-300 rating is an annual full-scale review of the Russian legal market. Its methodology has been developed by Pravo.Ru, taking into account the experience of the best Russian and foreign rating agencies with the participation of the 150 largest law firms in the Russian Federation.
Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers

This year KIAP increased its results in Best Lawyers 2019 ranking in two times: 11 lawyers were named the leading lawyers in 8 practice areas: 


And for the first time:


Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For three decades, Best Lawyers® lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public, as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.
Pravo.ru-300 (Sympathy Rating)
Pravo.ru-300 (Sympathy Rating)

According to the results of 2017 ranking, KIAP, Attorneys at law, took:

  • 1st place in the “Overall Sympathy rating”. In Top-5 also are included:  Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners, Pepeliaev Group,  Goltsblat BLP and Dentons.
  • According to personal “Sympathy rating”, four KIAP partners are being recommended by colleagues from other law firms: Ilya Ischuk (Antitrust law), Andrey Korelskiy (Arbitration), Alexey Sizov (Foreign trade) and Anna Grishchenkova (International Commercial Arbitration).
  • According to industry “Sympathy rating” KIAP got recommendations in 10 areas: Atritrust law, Arbitration, Commercial Real Estate/ Construction,  Corporate law/ M&A, International Arbitration, Dispute resolution, Employment law, TMT, Finance/ Banking law, Healthcare and Pharmacology.

“Sympathy rating” of Pravo-300 is a part of an annual full-scale review of the Russian legal market, which is composed on the basis of results of lawyers’ survey, within which they are offered to name five law firms (except their own one) having the highest professional reputation on Russian legal services market in their opinion. The respondents of the survey were managing partners, partners and heads of practices of law firms included in the main “Pravo.ru-300” rating.

Managing IP - IP stars
Managing IP - IP stars

In 2018 KIAP IP practice was marked by the ranking ‘Managing IP - IP Stars (2018)' for the second time and was listed among the best law firms of Russia in:


Founded in 1990, Managing Intellectual Property magazine is the leading source of news and analysis on all intellectual property developments worldwide. As a well-respected publisher in the IP industry, the Guide is considered to be the most authoritative and comprehensive and has been researching and ranking IP firms since 1996. 

IFLR1000
IFLR1000

The International Financial Law Review (IFLR1000) recommends KIAP in the following practice areas:

The British analytical publication IFLR1000 is one of the most reputable guides to the world’s leading legal counsels specializing in corporate, financial and banking law. The rankings were first published in 1990 having expanded to 120 jurisdictions all over the globe. Highly recognized by the professional community, the rankings are underpinned by a complicated nomination procedure that includes comprehensive research of each candidate’s performance and thorough analysis of the services provided.

Leaders League
Leaders League
According to the international ranking Leaders League, KIAP, Attorneys at law, is recognized as one of the Best Law Firms in Russia in the following areas:

Five Partners and Heads of practices were awarded with Individual recommendations: Andrey Korelskiy (Commercial litigation), Anna Grishchenkova (Commercial litigation, International Arbitration), Konstantin Astafiev (International Arbitration), Ilya Ischuk (Competition/ Antitrust) and Alexey Sizov (Competition/ Antitrust).

Leaders League is a media and rating agency for top law firms at the international level. The rankings are based on a thorough market analysis and reports provided by independent auditors.

"Kommersant" and the Legal Practice project
"Kommersant" and the Legal Practice project

According to results of the market research of dispute resolution service providers, held by "Kommersant" and the Legal Practice project, KIAP entered the rating of the law firms with the specialization "dispute resolution" in the following areas:

  • Bankruptcy (except for credit institutions) - 1 st place
  • Disputes in the area of transport and logistics - 2 nd place

KIAP Managing partner Andrey Korelskiy has also entered the individual rating of lawyers on key types of disputes specializing in "Debt collection and bankruptcy".

During six months the rating researchers - "Kommersant" and the Legal Practice project - have collected the data on precedent-setting cases, that turned to be the most important for the practice during 2015-2017, have determined the leading firms and leading lawyers in each of the categories represented. Therefore, the rating is the result of the most complete and detailed analysis of the legal services market on dispute resolution.

Cbonds Legal Adviser League Table
Cbonds Legal Adviser League Table

In 2014 KIAP became one of three leading legal advisers according to the Legal Adviser League Table for securitisation and mortgage bond transactions on Russian domestic market designed by Cbonds news agency. The other rated legal advisers included: Baker & McKenzie, Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Pertners, Laseta Partners, Legal capital partners and Linklaters CIS.
  

The Legal Adviser League Table is designed to reflect legal entities’ activity in Russian domestic securitisation and mortgage bond market in terms of number of deals arranged, where legal support was provided. The League Table includes transactions of balance and off-balance sheet securitisation in Russian domestic market. Further information on criteria and principles of The League Table designing is available in the League Table Methodology.
Best Law Firm Website – 2016
Best Law Firm Website – 2016

The corporate website of KIAP law firm was named The Best Law Firm Website on the legal market, as well as The Most Efficient Law Firm Website and The Most Useful Law Firm Website. KIAP also took third grade in the nomination of The Best Law Firm Legal Practice

For detailed expert comments underlying KIAP law firm’s positions in the contest, click this link.


The contest of the Russian-language sites of legal firms and legal practices was organized by the Facebook community of the managers and partners of law firms – LawFirmManagement.RU. The main purposes of the contest are the improvement of the quality of online content in the Russian-language segment of the Internet and the formation of guidelines for customers and developers of sites of law firms. In 2016 more than 170 websites of law firms and legal practices from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan participated in the contest. The contest was held with the support of the Federal Chamber of Lawyers, “Avicom” (ProjectMate) and Legal Insight magazine.


National Business Award The Russian Business Captains
National Business Award The Russian Business Captains

Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners was granted a non-profit National Business Award The Russian Business Captains in the Leadership and Stability nomination. The award was established in 2005 by the Upravleniye Personalom Publishing House (Personnel Management Magazine), a well-known and respected periodical in the field of human resources and personnel policies, aimed to identify best employers within various business industries.