17 April 2018
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners among GAR top-100 international arbitration practices worldwide

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners remains the only CIS-based law firm recognized among the top leading international practices worldwide by the prestigious Global Arbitration Review top-100 (GAR 100) for ten years running.

This year the directory recognises Partner, Head of International Arbitration and Litigation Practice Evgeny Raschevsky; Partner, Co-Head of Litigation Practice Dmitry Dyakin; and Managing Partner Ilya Nikiforov, a well-known expert in international arbitration, the first arbitrator from Russia selected for a SIAC panel and vice chair of the Russian Arbitration Association. It also mentions Managing Partner of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev and Partners in Ukraine Serhii Sviriba, who used to act as a head of Ukraine’s arbitration commission and Ukraine’s national committee for the ICC International Court of Arbitration.

Among the Firm’s recent cases the GAR 100 mentions representing a Russian-Ukrainian businessman and an affiliated company in a JAMS arbitration; advising, together with WilmerHale, Grand Service Express in the investment treaty claims against Belarus; Ivan Smirnov providing law advice to Total in a UNCITRAL claim brought by two Russian provincial governments; and work on Russian government and ExxonMobil arbitration proceedings.

Clients say the firm is “capable of resolving complex arbitration cases of the highest magnitude”. Partner Dmitry Dyakin “proved to be an excellent attorney, both in terms of his knowledge of the relevant law [and] as a practical-minded negotiator.”

Please follow the link to find the GAR 100 - 11th Edition.

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