18 December 2013
EPAM tops Pravo.Ru Russian law firm ratings

Following the annual study by Pravo.Ru, EPAM affirmed its leading position yet again. The Firm traditionally heads both Top-50 ratings and is top-ranked over all the industry rankings. Also, EPAM tops the majority of industry audience choice ratings, which highlights the Firm's outstanding reputation not only amongst clients but also the Firm’s peers in the market.

Pravo.Ru has held the Russian legal market study which was launched in 2010 for the fourth time. The ratings are published annually by the Vedomosti business newspaper in its special edition entitled Yuridichesky Biznes (Legal Business).

As in previous years, this year EPAM has been ranked first among the Top-50 market players by earnings and by the number of lawyers. The Firm makes one of the top three law firms by revenue per lawyer.

In the industry ratings representative for the advisers and focused on the project work and its quality, EPAM demonstrated outstanding results, being ranked among “the most demanded legal firms in the market”: EPA&P was recognised an outright leader in all areas of law studied, including arbitration, corporate law, commercial real estate, antitrust law, international arbitration, tax law, intellectual property, natural resources/energy, bankruptcy and maritime law. EPAM is the only Russian legal firm top-tiered in corporate law.

The industry audience choice ratings show high praise of EPAM’s activities by its peers and affirm the Firm’s outstanding reputation in the market, as well as the high level of services provided by the experts in various practices. EPAM has been named “the most flexible legal firm” by market players and ranked first in 6 out of 10 practices, including arbitration, corporate law/M&A, natural resources/energy, antitrust law, bankruptcy and international arbitration. Based on the market players’ opinion poll, EPAM has got an absolute majority, 100 out of 100 points in each of the above areas. The Firm has also gained 82 out of 100 points in audience choice ratings thus being ranked second.

The full version of Pravo.Ru-300 rating is available at Pravo.Ru web-site.