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ILN Statement on Ukraine

The International Lawyers Network condemns in the strongest possible terms the reckless and unprovoked attack by Russia on Ukraine. We join with the International Bar Association in their statement against this blatant breach of international law and send our support to our member firm, PETERKA & PARTNERS Ukraine, and their families, as well as the citizens affected. We hope for an end to the war as soon as possible.

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Nine RSS Lawyers Rated by Lexpert

March 2, 2022 — RSS spares no effort to provide our clients the very best services possible. Year after year, Lexpert’s ratings, determined by our peers’ reviews, reflects the firm’s flawless reputation, and 2022 is no exception. This year, Normand Laurendeau, a transportation law expert, is added to our recognized lawyers.

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Congratulations Kimi Shah!

Word of our ‘secret weapon’ is out!Australasian Lawyer has recognised our very own Kimi Shah, KKI Partner and Head of our Estate Planning & Wealth Protection team, as a Rising Star.

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Maxima Legal has doubled its presence on the list of lawyers recommended by Pravo.ru-300 rating

Pravo.ru-300, the key Russian legal ranking, has published individual recommendations of lawyers practicing in various fields of law. According to the results of the 2021 survey, Maxima Legal has doubled its presence in the ranking both in terms of the number of noted lawyers and the number of legal support areas. Specifically, 7 lawyers have received personalised recognition in 13 practice areas. They have played a leading role in the high-profile cases from September 2020 through September 2021:

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MGRA has been distinguished as “Corporate Law Firm of the Year in Portugal”

Proud to announce that Corporate Intl Magazine distinguished us as the 2022 “Corporate Law Firm of the Year in Portugal”.Read more:  https://www.corp-intl.com/awards/

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A & K METAXOPOULOS AND PARTNERS LAW FIRM – ICLG Guide “Litigation & Dispute Resolution 2022

The International Comparative Legal Guide “Litigation & Dispute Resolution Laws and Regulations 2022” has been published!

Our associates, Achilleas Christodoulou and Elena Nikolarea are the authors of the Greek chapter of this distinguished guide which covers common issues in litigation and dispute resolution laws and regulations – including preliminaries, commencing proceedings, defending a claim, joinder & consolidation, duties & powers of the courts, evidence, judgments and alternative dispute resolution.

To view the guide, please click here: Litigation & Dispute Resolution 2022

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David Paradis Admitted to the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés

February 8, 2022 — RSS is pleased to announce that David Paradis, from our Labour and Employment Law Group, has been admitted to the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés. This order, 10,000-member strong, is the only organization in Quebec authorized to give human resources and industrial relations professionals titles that confirm their competence in the field.

In addition to David, two other lawyers from our Labour and Employment Law Group, Marianne Poliquin and Jean Denis Boucher, are members of this order.

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Portrait of Sharon G. Druker, Ad. E., on the Bar of Quebec’s Website

February 2, 2022 — The Bar of Quebec recently began a series of presentations of the 2020 and 2021 recipients of the Lawyer Emeritus distinction on its website. Today, Sharon G. Druker, Ad. E., is featured in this tribute from her peers.

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Alan Ovadia Joins our Estates, Wills and Trusts Group

February 1, 2022 — RSS is pleased to announce that Alan Ovadia is now part of the firm’s Estates, Wills and Trusts Group. Alan has many years of experience of estates law, but also of business law and intellectual property. With degrees in business and law, he is ideally suited to meet our clients’ expectations.

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International Lawyers Network Wins Global Law Firm Network of the Year

The International Lawyers Network has won Global Law Firm Network of the Year during The Lawyer European Awards 2021.

The Lawyer European Awards was established as a first-of-its-kind initiative to reward and celebrate excellence across the European legal market. Of the ILN, the judges said, “Great focus on diversity, budget planning and cross-border collaboration,” as well as “Admire the self-awareness leading to a governance restructure. Has responded well to the pandemic and its ‘success’ rates speak for themselves.”

Executive Director, Lindsay Griffiths said, “We are elated to be honored by The Lawyer with this award. We’d like to thank both The Lawyer and the judges for selecting us from among such a prestigious group of finalists and we are especially grateful to our members, whose hard work and dedication to the Network during this challenging year have made this possible. Our sincere congratulations to all the finalists and winners.”

About the ILN
The ILN is a non-exclusive network of high-quality mid-sized law firms, which operates to create a global platform in the provision of legal services, particularly for clients with international needs. With a presence in 67 countries, it is exceptionally well placed to offer seamless legal services, often of a cross-border nature from like-minded and quality legal practices. In 2021, the ILN was honored as Global Law Firm Network of the Year by The Lawyer European Awards, and in 2016 and 2017, they were shortlisted as Global Law Firm Network of the Year. Since 2011, the Network has been listed as a Chambers & Partners Leading Law Firm Network, recently increasing this ranking to be included in the top two percent of law firm networks globally. Today, the ILN remains at the very forefront of legal networks in its reach, capability, and depth of expertise.

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