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Maxima Legal announces Maxim Ali`s appointment as a partner

Maxima Legal announces that Head of IP/IT Practice Maxim Ali has become a new firm`s partner. In his new role, Maxim will continue to work on the development the practice, which has turned into one of the company’s fastest-growing areas in last few years.

“Maxim joined Maxima Legal in 2017, and headed the practice in early 2018. The results he has managed to achieve in just a few years are really impressive. Today IP/IT specialists are confidently taking on new tasks for the Russian legal practice, thanks to which Maxima Legal has the widest experience in supporting complex projects, from PPP in the IT sphere to technological products like blockchain. I am confident that the new position will help Maxim and the whole team reach an even higher, qualitatively different level”, said Maxim Avrashkov, Managing Partner at Maxima Legal.

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Maxima Legal has strengthened its team and expanded its tax practice expertise with administrative law issues

Nikita Deynega, an expert in Russian and international taxation as well as customs and antimonopoly regulation, has joined Maxima Legal. As a Senior associate, Nikita led the firm’s tax practice, which started also cover a wide range of administrative law matters.

Nikita has more than 12 years’ experience in the legal sphere. Prior to joining Maxima Legal, Nikita worked at Gazprom Neft PJSC. As in-house lawyer Nikita specialised in tax, customs and antitrust disputes resolutions. A positive economic effect of disputes settled by Nikita was over than 20 billion RUB.  The lawyer also provided consulting support to the company’s in-house legal service clients, including top finance executives.

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LexCounsel wins Indian Law Firm Award 2021 for Education

We are pleased to inform you that LexCounsel has won the annual Indian Law Firm Award 2021 in the practice area of ‘Education’.

The awards were announced by India Business Law Journal (“IBLJ”), a Hong Kong based Vantage Asia publication. Details are available at Indian Law Firm Awards 2021 | India Business Law Journal

The Firm has been selected based on the rigorous research of the IBLJ’s team after receiving nominations and reference checks from the clients of the Firm.

In the recent past, the Firm has been honoured with many prestigious awards including the following:

• ‘Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law Firm of the Year’ at the BW Legal World-Global Legal Summit

    and Legal Leaders Award-2020 by the Business World Group;

• ‘Private Equity Law Firm of the Year’ at the BW Legal World-Global Legal Summit and Legal Leaders Award-2020;

• ‘Corporate & Commercial’ in the Indian Law Firm Awards announced by India Business Law Journal’s 2020;

•“Best Life Science & Healthcare Law Firm – India” in the 2020 edition of the APAC Legal Awards; and many more.

These are huge milestones for the Firm, encouraging our team members to continue providing responsive and effective legal support to our clients across the world.

We are grateful to all our clients and well-wishers for their continued support and trust in us.

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Kalus Kenny Intelex’s Sven Burchartz shortlisted for Lawyers Weekly’s Partner of the Year Awards 2021

Kalus Kenny Intelex, the ILN’s Australian member, is thrilled to announce that Sven Burchartz has been short-listed for the prestigious Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards 2021.

Sven has been named as a finalist in both the Commercial Partner and Litigation Partner categories.

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Howard & Howard Congratulates Attorneys Named to Nevada Business Magazine’s 2021 ‘Legal Elite’ and ‘Best Up and Coming’

ROYAL OAK, Mich., June 15, 2021 – Royal Oak, Mich.-based Howard & Howard is proud to recognize our five attorneys named to Nevada Business Magazine’s “Legal Elite” and “Best Up and Coming” attorneys for 2021.

The Howard & Howard attorneys named to the 2021 “Legal Elite” list are as follows:

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Stradling Moves into Texas Market to Facilitate Western District Patent Litigation

Austin, Texas – June 2, 2021 – Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth LLP announced today that it is bolstering its national Intellectual Property practice with a full time office in Texas and the addition of seasoned IP litigator Bill Parrish, who has been based in Austin for over 30 years. Parrish has over 40 years of experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in IP cases throughout Texas and other parts of the country. Parrish was named Austin’s “Lawyer of the Year” for Patent Litigation in the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers®. Read more…

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14 Practices, 13 Lawyers and "Lawyer of the Year" Award – Lidings Recognized by Best Lawyers 2022

Best Lawyers, an international legal directory annually identifying the most prominent lawyers around the world by analyzing their professional skills and achievements during the year, once again lists Lidings’ experts among the best lawyers in Russia. Based on the results of the new Best Lawyers 2022 research published on June 10th, 2021, 13 Lidings’ lawyers are recognized among the top legal advisors in 14 key practice areas in Russia:

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Neil M. Willner, Co-Chair of Royer Cooper’s Cannabis Industry Group, has been appointed to the New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Cannabis Law

We are pleased to announce that Neil M. Willner, Co-Chair of our Cannabis Industry Group, has been appointed to the New York State Bar Association‘s Committee on Cannabis Law. #NYSBA #cannabislaw

Neil is a member of the RCCB Corporate & Business and Litigation Groups. With a focus on the cannabis industry, he counsels hemp and marijuana companies across all parts of the supply chain on regulatory and compliance issues. Neil also handles regulatory compliance, investigatory due diligence, mergers and acquisitions and litigation matters for firm clients. As Regulatory Counsel to a national hemp and marijuana trade association, Neil helps dictate policy at the state and federal level. Neil’s background includes malpractice defense experience, having represented hospitals and medical device manufacturers in medical malpractice and products liability lawsuits. He co-authored a chapter in the 2020 edition of Thomson Reuters Health Law Handbook, as well as a chapter in the American Health Law Association’s Health Care and the Business of Cannabis Questions and Answers book.

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Howard & Howard Welcomes Back George M. Cobane

ROYAL OAK, Mich., June 8, 2021 – Howard & Howard is pleased to welcome back George M. Cobane. He first joined Howard & Howard in 2019 as a summer associate and will practice out of the firm’s Royal Oak, Michigan office.

“I am a corporate attorney who develops efficient solutions tailored to my clients’ needs.”

–George M. Cobane

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Ahlawat & Associates – Award Announcement

Ahlawat & Associates have been recognized by India Business Law Journal (IBLJ) for our excellence in legal advice to startups, globally. IBLJ quotes that “The winning law firms in this area have shown their nuanced understanding of startup culture and know how to operate nimbly while offering competitive pricing.”

A&A’s startup legal team continues to assist start-up company’s to adhere to the regulatory compliances and skillfully draft appropriate contracts for them to maintain good working relationships with customers, vendors, employees and others while simultaneously protecting their intellectual property rights. We aim to revolutionize the approach taken by Startups, in a way that our clients seek our services at every step without having to worry about exorbitant legal costs.

The results of India Business Law Journal’s 2021 Indian Law Firm Awards could be accessed here.

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