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News and Press Releases 2016-05-31 17:00:00

The American Lawyer announces The Transatlantic Legal Awardsfinalists for 2016. Lidings became the one of two law firms being shortlisted for the European Law Firm of the Year: CEE/Russia category and the only Russian legal advisor among all finalists in over 20 categories.

The Transatlantic Legal Awards recognize law firms around the world for excellence in handling transatlantic matters across the key areas of corporate, finance and disputes, as well as highlighting law firm innovation, commitment to pro bono, outstanding transatlantic strategy, and names the best in-house leaders of the world’s largest international companies and corporations. For example, among this year’s finalists are such “giants” as General Electric Company and Microsoft Corporation.

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Lidings’ Partner Sergey Kislov Appointed as an Arbitrator of the Arbitration Court before Independent Arbitration Chamber

Lidings’ dispute resolution practice partner Sergey Kislov has been appointed as an arbitrator of the Arbitration Court before Independent Arbitration Chamber in Moscow.

Sergey Kislov is a seasoned Russian dispute resolution expert. He has extensive experience in bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings, as well as advising clients on corporate conflict prevention, business restructuring and sales of distressed asset. His professional portfolio boasts over 150 successful cases in arbitrazh courts and courts of general jurisdiction. Sergey authored multiple articles on dispute resolution, and frequently acts as expert at key legal events in Russia and abroad.

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The Legal 500 EMEA 2016 Continues to Recommend Lidings Among the Top Advisor in Russia

A new ranking for the world’s best law firms and individual lawyers annually provided by The Legal 500 EMEA continues to rank Lidings among the strongest legal advisors in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, real estate and construction, and dispute resolution in Russia.

Having a high record of successfully conducting precedent-setting cases involving large Russian and international financial institutions, industrial and energy companies Lidings is consistent in demonstrating excellent dispute resolution capabilities traditionally recognized by The Legal 500 EMEA and praised by clients and partner firms.

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New Appointment in Lidings Dispute Resolution Practice

Lidings law firm announces the promotion of Alexander Popelyuk, senior associate of dispute resolution practice, to the position of counsel in the firm’s Moscow office.

Prior to joining Lidings in the fall of 2013 Alexander Popelyuk has worked in one of the national law firms and headed dispute resolution projects at Otto Group Russia and Far East Generating Company. At Lidings he is involved in a series of landmark projects representing interests of a large Irish bank’ subsidiary company in arbitrazh courts in Russia, as well as representing a major producer of electrical power equipment in a number of corporate disputes and bankruptcy cases, advising the client on its way to adopting interim measures in Canada.

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Kommersant Newspaper: Lidings Ranked High in the Rating of the Largest Russian Law Firms in Terms of Revenue and Key Practice Areas

Lidings law firm takes a leading position in the ranking of the largest legal advisors in Russia based on the analytical research held annually by the “Kommersant” newspaper together with LegalPractice.Ru. Results of the research are published in a special supplement to “Kommersant” as of March 29, 2016. 

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Chambers and Partners Global Continues to Recommend Lidings Among Top Firms for Dispute Resolution in Russia

A new ranking for the best global law firms and lawyer traditionally provided by Chambers and Partner Global in the beginning of spring continues to rank Lidings among top legal advisors in dispute resolution in Russia.

Having a high record of successfully conducting precedent-setting cases involving large Russian and international financial institutions, industrial and energy companies Lidings is consistent in demonstrating excellent dispute resolution capabilities recognized annually by the world’s leading legal rating agencies that also distinguish the best lawyers within the firm’s practice as well. Thus, in the newly released Chambers and Partners Global 2016 Head of the Dispute Resolution practice Andrey Zelenin has received individual recognition as an expert “always willing to go an extra mile to defend a business”.

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Lidings Starts a Series of Industrial Law Workshops for Students

Lidings law firm announces the launch of an educational program course at the law faculty of the Moscow State University. The course is combined of a series of special workshops dedicated to specifics of working in particular industrial spheres: pharmaceuticals, information technology, automotive and FMCG. Each industrial sector will be covered by one lecture and one practical lesson enhanced by a Case Study. The first lesson is scheduled to take place on February 17th. The final lesson and a test over the topics covered during the course will take place on March 11th. 

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Lidings Contributes to the Annual Doing Business Research

Lidings partners Andrey Zelenin and Sergey Patrakeev took part in preparation of an analytical review of how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run business in Russia for the Doing Business rating, held annually by the World Bank Group and the International Finance Corporation providing objective measures of business regulations in 189 economies. 

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LMG Life Sciences Names Lidings’ “Life Sciences Stars”

LMG Life Sciences, an international legal directory annually identifying life sciences industry’s leading law firms and pointing out prominent lawyers in different jurisdictions, recommends Lidings in key practice areas and names partners Andrey Zelenin and Sergey Patrakeev, working with companies from the pharmaceuticals and healthcare industry operating in Russia, country’s Life Sciences Stars. 

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Lidings Advises Large Russian Media Group RBC

Lidings has been engaged as external legal counsel to represent interests of the RosBusinessConsulting (RBC), one of the leading Russian companies operating in the field of mass-media and information technologies in Russia, in court. 

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