The Litigation Practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners is top-ranked in all the trusted local and international legal guides. The Firm's lawyers advise on the most sophisticated and large-scale disputes in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus and participate in cross-border disputes involving multiple jurisdictions.
We successfully defend the rights and represent interests of clients not only in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus but also in other CIS jurisdictions. We provide legal support in litigation and arbitration and advise both international clients on legal issues across the CIS and local businesses in terms of their interaction with foreign partners.
Our team has a successful track record of pursuing legal proceedings to defend major companies in complex cross- border disputes. Many cases we have been involved in set precedents that changed the way business is conducted in various industries for the benefit of our clients.
We are specialized in resolving:
- commercial disputes;
- disputes involving monopolies, public authorities and state corporations;
- corporate disputes;
- libel suits;
- intellectual property disputes;
- fuel & energy complex, real estate, construction and insurance disputes;
- investment, tax and antitrust disputes;
- debt recovery and bond defaults disputes;
- as well as other types of disputes.
We have extensive experience in representing our clients in the Constitutional Court, Supreme Arbitrazh Court, Supreme Court, lower courts, and before quasi-judicial, patent, customs and antitrust authorities.
In Ukraine the Firm's lawyers have successfully represented clients in commercial courts, the Supreme Court, the Supreme Commercial Court, the Prosecutor General's Office and the State Patent Bureau.
Our team also has a track record of successfully defending our clients in Belarusian courts and courts of other CIS jurisdictions.
We strive to win cases in courts as well as ensure actual execution of judgements. Our experts advise our clients not only on legal prospects of a legal action but also on the likelihood of actual asset recovery. Therefore, we have one of the best success records in terms of actual executed judgements.
The Firm’s stellar competence in dispute resolution is recognised both locally and internationally. The Firm holds leading positions in the rankings of legal directories including Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, The Legal 500, Who's Who Legal, Legal Experts: EMEA, Best Lawyers, Pravo.Ru-300 and many others.