Pepeliaev Group makes The Lawyer’s list of top law firms

03.12.2013 Prestigious international publication The Lawyer has shortlisted Pepeliaev Group in the Best Russian Law Firm category for The Lawyer European Awards 2014 ( 

The Lawyer is among the most prestigious legal magazines globally. The nominees for the award consist solely of firms of international renown, whose reputations are fully matched by the elevated professional standards they embody. The shortlist is selected by an independent jury consisting of in-house lawyers from top-name companies, as well as lawyers from private practice and the heads of law firms. The experts take into account not only opinions about a nominee from leading market players, but also the number of successful projects the firm in question has handled. As a result, lawyers, legal departments and law firms as a whole may all be shortlisted. 

The Lawyer has already hailed Pepeliaev Group as the Best Law Firm in Russia and the CIS for 2012. The Lawyer’s experts noted the professionalism of Pepeliaev Group’s team of lawyers in their work on such projects as providing legal support to FIFA in relation to the base of regulations and legislations being drafted for the World Football Cup in 2018; and the legal support for development of the Shtokman gas field. The publication also commended the expertise Pepeliaev Group has provided in helping to improve Russian legislation and the outstanding legal support the firm has provided on M&A transactions for international pharmaceutical and logistics companies. 

Over years since the firm was formed, Pepeliaev Group’s successful projects and professionalism have earned over 30 international awards. We are regularly named as a leading law firm in the ratings compiled by independent international directories of law firms (such as Chambers, The Legal 500, PLC Which Lawyer, IFLR, World Tax) and have been won prestigious awards ( – 300 Russia’s Best Legal Firm, The Expert, International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards 2011, Real Estate Market Records 2011, and The World Finance Awards 2010, to name a few). The assessment of clients and our peers in the legal profession alike is that Pepeliaev Group has an unrivalled reputation on the legal market ( – 300 Rating for 2011 and 2012).

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