The 12th Lawyer European Awards, celebrating excellence across the European legal market, took place on 1st December 2021. Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners was once again awarded Law Firm of the Year Russia and CIS, confirming its local and international standing.
Over the last year, EPAM lawyers have successfully lead a number of major projects, including large-scale transactions and high-profile disputes, as well as participated in the drafting and implementation of key legislative initiatives. The jury commended the Firm's strategic focus, depth of its expertise, financial performance, as well as a proactive approach to ensuring effective implementation of pandemic measures in the interests of the Firm's staff and clients: EPAM became the first law firm in the world to offer mass voluntary vaccination of employees, leading to a high level of herd immunity.
Since 2009, the Firm has been repeatedly awarded by The Lawyer European Awards as Law Firm of the Year in Russia, Ukraine and the CIS and recognized as Law Firm of the Year in Europe, with Dimitry Afanasiev recognised as European Managing Partner of the Year. The Firm has also won the best corporate team and infrastructure project of the year categories.