The Legal 500 EMEA 2019: Lidings Recommended Top Legal Advisor in Russia

A new ranking for the world’s best law firms and individual lawyers annually provided by The Legal 500 EMEA once again confirms Lidings position as one of the strongest legal advisors in corporate and M&A and dispute resolution in Russia.

Lidings is consistent in demonstrating excellent dispute resolution capabilities traditionally recognized not only by The Legal 500 EMEA, but other major international and Russian legal ratings. Firm’s expertise is highly praised by clients and partner firms.

Thus, the newly released rating states litigation team at Lidings provides ‘practical, commercial and straightforward advice’, ‘always identifying several ways to solve the problem’. The practice is active in contractual, tax, debt recovery and enforcement proceedings. As an example the publication mentions Managing partner Andrey Zelenin acted for Numpho Fuel Terminal in the recognition and enforcement of a North Korean judgment in a marine insurance case.

The rating also highlights outstanding expertise of the practice’s key partner Stepan Guzey, stating that he ‘has good knowledge of the law and is a very skilled court speaker’.

Lidings is annually recommended by all key international legal directories. In addition to The Legal 500 EMEA the firm’s reputation for excellence is evidenced by high ranking positions in Chambers and Partners Global, Chambers and Partners Europe, IFLR1000, Best Lawyers, Who is Who Legal,, Kommersant.