The St. Petersburg office of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has initiated launching of a discussion club that is to serve as a platform for regular meetings among partners and heads of M&A and corporate law at the St. Petersburg leading law firms to discuss practical cases and topical issues arising in their work.
On June 6, 2019 the St. Petersburg office of the Firm will host the first meeting of the club that will address the use of new contractual structures in M&A in view of the first case law. The attendees will discuss their real-world examples and share their M&A experiences.
The meeting will be moderated by Head of St. Petersburg M&A and Corporate Practice Elena Agaeva.
Attendees are partners and heads of corporate law practices at the St. Petersburg offices of Dentons, Borenius, Eversheds Sutherland, Baker McKenzie, DLA Piper, Pepeliaev Group, Kachkin & Partners, Capital Legal Services, Duvernoiх Legal and Castrén & Snellman.
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners’ St Petersburg M&A and Corporate Practice has been ranked in Tier 1 by The Legal 500 2019, in the top band by Pravo.ru and in Band 2 by Chambers Europe. Head of the Practice Elena Agaeva has been ranked personally in Tier 1 by The Legal 500, and has been named a leading St Petersburg corporate lawyer by Chambers Europe. Elena has been ranked by Best Lawyers 2020 for corporate law and M&A, and has been named a Lawyer of the Year for Corporate Governance & Compliance Practice in St. Petersburg by the directory. Attorneys of the practice have been counselling on significant cross-border transactions and advising largest Russian and international companies on complex corporate matters.