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Lidings’ Top Position Among Leading Dispute Resolution Law Firms in Russia Endorsed by Kommersant Rating

Lidings law firm takes top position in the rating of the leading dispute resolution law firms in Russia based on the analytical research held by the “Kommersant” newspaper together with the Legal Practice project.

Results of this first specialized research of dispute resolution service providers in Russia, classifying law firms by types and groups of disputes they solve, are published in a special supplement to “Kommersant” as of March 13th, 2017. The results are divided into three categories: rating of projects by key types of disputes, individual rating of lawyers by ten key types of disputes and rating of law firms with specialization in resolving certain types of disputes.

Lidings ranked among the top legal advisors in Russia in the category of criminal defense and insurance disputes. Individual recognition in the criminal defense practice is given to partner Sergey Kislov, Head of the Lidings’ Dispute Resolution practice, Co-Heading the firm’s Criminal Defense practice. Lidings’ managing partner Andrey Zelenin has been praised for his outstanding expertise in solving commercial disputes.

Sergey Kislov comments on the firm’s position as the leading law firm in insurance disputes: “Credit risk insurance is one of few tools helping to eliminate risks of non-payment for suppliers. With the exponential growth of the bankruptcy cases, the demand for such institution grows proportionately, and we see a reflection of this process in the steadily increasing number of requests from the largest Russian and international insurance companies. I am pleased that Lidings dispute resolution team’s special expertise in the sphere of insurance disputes, formed by participation in complex projects significant both for our clients and the legal system as a whole, received appropriate recognition among firm’s clients and colleagues”.

“Lidings success in the field of insurance disputes and criminal defense, noted in the rating, is an indicator of the firm’s growth and strengthening of it as a leading legal adviser in the field of court representation. Distinguishing these areas and putting together special teams particularly for each is our strength. Court practice of resolving such disputes is actually being formed over again, and the outcome of each alike case is fundamentally important”, - adds Lidings’ managing partner Andrey Zelenin.

Lidings, as well as its lawyers getting an individual recognition, is annually recommended by all key international legal directories. The firm’s reputation for excellence is evidenced by high ranking positions in Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, The Legal 500 EMEA, IFLR1000, Who is Who Legal and Pravo.ru - 300.

The full version of the results of the market research of dispute resolution service providers in Russia is available at the Kommersant Newspaper website.

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