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About Us

Prime Advice Consulting Group is one of the leading providers of legal, auditing and consulting services in Russia with an established reputation of a reliable business partner.

Today our clients include international companies, Russian industrial holdings, investment and construction corporations, woodworking and timber companies, transport companies and banks, retail chains and food suppliers as well as energy corporations.

Our experts have a background of successful work with Russian and international government agencies including the Federal Tax Service of Russia, the Public Chamber and the Federal Agency for State Property Management of Russia among many others. Over the years, Prime Advice has developed close working relationships with Russian government authorities as well as with local administrations in Saint Petersburg and in the North West Region of Russia.

Beside its main office in Saint Petersburg, Prime Advice has offices in Moscow and Singapore.

Our Milestones

2021

According to the results of the individual ranking of lawyers "Pravo.ru-300", Ekaterina Mikhalskaya, managing partner of Prime Advice, was recommended in the first group in the categories "Bankruptcy (including Disputes)" and "Corporate Law / Mergers and Acquisitions".

According to the results of the study "Leaders of the legal services market-2021" published by "Kommersant" in the "Individual rating of lawyers", Ekaterina Mikhalskaya, managing partner of "Prime Advice", is recommended in 4 areas of law: "Bankruptcy", "Corporate law / Mergers and acquisitions", "Commercial dispute resolution", "Dispute resolution in courts of general jurisdiction". Anna Volynets, project manager of "Prime Advice", recommended in the field of "Agriculture".

In the category of "Best legal practices" among federal law firms, the Bureau is recommended in the field of "Arbitration proceedings: commercial dispute resolution: mid-market". Among the regional firms, the Bureau is recommended in 4 areas: "Arbitration proceedings: resolution of commercial disputes: mid-market", "Bankruptcy of legal entities", "Corporate Law / Mergers and Acquisitions of Russian assets", "Dispute resolution in courts of general jurisdiction: disputes from property relations".

In the category "Best industry practices", the Bureau entered 4 industries: "Industry: Resolving key disputes in the industry", "Industry: Advising industry leaders", "Retail and Trade, FMCG: Resolving key disputes in the Retail and FMCG industries", "Agriculture: Resolving key disputes in the industry".

Prime Advice is recommended for the 8th time by the Chambers Europe 2021 international rating for cooperation in the field of "Dispute Resolution".

Prime Advice Consulting Group is again recommended by the authoritative rating of legal companies The Legal 500 for cooperation in the field of "Corporate, commercial law, mergers and acquisitions".

2020

Prime Advice becomes a member of the "Sodruzhestvo" Association (SRO AAS).

Prime Advice is included in the List of appraisers and appraisal companies accredited in the "Rossiya" Bank (AB "Rossiya" JSC).

Prime Advice is recommended for the 7th time by the Chambers Europe 2020 international rating for cooperation in the field of "Dispute Resolution".

Prime Advice Consulting Group is again recommended by the authoritative rating of legal companies The Legal 500 for cooperation in the field of "Corporate, commercial law, mergers and acquisitions".

The Best Lawyers international legal rating has been recommending Prime Advice Law Office lawyers for 7 years in a row. According to the results of this year, 6 lawyers of the firm — Ekaterina Mikhalskaya, Anna Volynets, Oleg Ganyushin, Elena Golubeva, Vitalii Karpenko, Inna Vavilova — were awarded in 6 areas of law: "Arbitration and Mediation", "Banking and Finance Law", "Corporate law", "Bankruptcy and Reorganization Law", "Litigation", "Mergers and Acquisitions Law".

According to the RAEX rating agency (RAEX-Analytics) Prime Advice Consulting Group as part of HLB Russian Group ranked in 2019 7th in the Ranking of the largest audit groups and networks, 2nd in the list of Financial consulting, 3rd in the list of Evaluation activity, 4th in the list of Legal consulting.

Prime Advice Consulting Group is again recommended in the "Mergers and Acquisitions" and "Restructuring and Insolvency" categories according to the IFLR1000 rating.

According to the results of the Pravo.ru-300 ranking, Prime Advice Law Office is once again among the leading law firms in the following categories Bankruptcy (including disputes), Corporate law/Mergers and acquisitions, Dispute resolution in courts of general jurisdiction. In the field of Arbitration proceedings, the practice of the bureau was included in the third group. Among federal law firms, Prime Advice is in the second group in the field of Dispute resolution in courts of general jurisdiction and in the fourth group in the categories of Arbitration proceedings (medium and small disputes — mid market) and Bankruptcy (including disputes). Prime Advice is also one of the largest law firms, ranking 5th in terms of revenue and 2nd in terms of the number of lawyers in the Top 50 law firms.

2019

Prime Advice opens a criminal practice. Alexey Petukhov, a new partner, takes charge of it.

Prime Advice is again recognized by the Chambers Europe 2019 international rating and recommended for cooperation in the field of "Dispute Resolution", while managing partner Inna Vavilova is noted as a lawyer recommended for cooperation in "General Business Law".

Inna Vavilova, managing partner of Prime Advice, and Ekaterina Mikhalskaya, partner, are among the best lawyers in the Best Lawyers list.

Prime Advice Consulting Group is again recommended in the category "Restructuring and Insolvency", and managing partner Inna Vavilova retains the status of a Notable Practitioner in the IFLR1000 rating.

According to the results of the Pravo.ru-300 rating, Prime Advice is again among the leaders in the group of regional law firms in the categories: "Bankruptcy", "Corporate Law/Mergers and Acquisitions", "Dispute resolution in courts of general jurisdiction". In the field of "Arbitration Proceedings", the Prime Advice's practice is included in the second group. Among federal law firms in the field of "Bankruptcy", Prime Advice is in the fourth group.

Prime Advice is in the TOP 10 ranking of the largest Russian audit organizations and groups at year-end 2018 according to the RAEX Agency.

Prime Advice is placed 14th in the rating of members of the Russian board of appraisers at year-end 2018.

According to the results of the "Legal rating — 2019" of the leading business newspaper of the North-West — "Delovoy Peterburg" — the practice of "Prime Advice Consulting Group" was recognized as the best in the category "Arbitration".