13 April 2018
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners is top-ranked in the Legal 500 EMEA 2018

On 12 April 2018 The Legal 500 guide published the results of the legal market research in the EMEA region for 2017. Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners is recommended in all practice areas and in all jurisdictions of its presence.


The Firm has earned a top-tier recognition in 5 categories with 8 lawyers listed in elite ‘Leading Individuals’, 2 lawyers listed as ‘Next Generation Lawyers’ and 12 experts top-ranked in their fields.

The Legal 500 recommends the Firm in all researched practice areas: Banking and Finance (both Lender and Borrower sides), Capital Markets, Employment, Energy and Natural resources, Intellectual Property, PPP and Infrastructure Projects, Real Estate and Construction, TMT, Tax, Transport. The experts of the Firm are top-ranked in Competition, M&A, Corporate and Commercial (St.Petersburg), Dispute Resolution (both Litigation and Arbitration and Mediation) and Private Client – this category has been introduces for the first time.

Denis Arkhipov, Partner, Head of Private Client Services, Valery Eremenko, Partner, Co-head of Litigation Practice, Evgeny Raschevsky, Partner, Head of International Arbitration and Litigation Practice, Natalia Korosteleva, Partner, Head of Competition Law Practice, Pavel Sadovsky, Counsel, Head of IP / TMT Practice and Elena Agaeva, Counsel, Head of M&A and Corporate Practice (St.Petersburg) have been listed among the best experts in Russia. Counsel Vera Rikhterman and Senior Associate Evgenia Fedoreeva have been ranked as ‘Next generation lawyers’.


The Legal 500 EMEA has recognised Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners in all practice areas researched for Ukraine. This year the Firm is top-ranked in five practice areas: Dispute Resolution, Energy, IP, Real Estate and Construction and Tax. The Firm also receives high rankings for Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Competition, Employment and Private Client.

Five lawyers are recommended as ‘Leading Individuals’: Serhii Sviriba, Managing Partner; Oleg Boichuk, Partner, Head of Real Estate Practice and Co-Head of Corporate and M&A Practice; Oksana Ilchenko, Partner, Co-Head of Corporate and M&A Practice; Roman Stepanenko, Partner, Head of Banking & Finance, Capital Markets Practice and Partner Ilona Zekely. The Guide also recognizes 8 lawyers in their fields: Partners Sergiy Grebenyuk and Markiyan Kliuchkovskyi, Counsels Aleksandra Yevstafyeva, Taras Kyslyy and Oleksandr Maydanyk, Senior Associates Talina Kravtsova and Kateryna Oliynyk and Associate Olena Kozhokar.


In Belarus Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners traditionally gets the highest recognition. Banking, Finance and Capital Markets Practice, Commercial, Corporate and M&A Practice as well as Dispute Resolution Practice and Real Estate and Construction Practice have been top-ranked by the Guide.

Managing Partner Dennis Turovets and Partner Anna Rusetskaya have been acknowledged as ‘Leading Individuals’ and Senior Associates Alexander Buzo and Igor Yatskovsky have been ranked as ‘Next generation lawyers’.

The Legal 500 is an independent international guide providing analysis of law firm capabilities in 125 jurisdictions worldwide.

Key contacts

Elena Agaeva

Elena Agaeva

St. Petersburg

Denis Arkhipov

Denis Arkhipov

Moscow, Limassol

Ilona Zekely

Ilona Zekely

Kyiv, Moscow