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Ratings

  • The most authoritative international professional guide Chambers Europe recommends Prime Advice Law Office for cooperation in Dispute Resolution.

    One source appreciates the lawyers' "quick response to emerging needs". Another source notes: "I liked the prompt and specific answers".

  • Prime Advice Law Office is recommended by the authoritative international reference guide The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) in Commercial, corporate and M&A: St Petersburg and elsewhere.

    "We have been cooperating for several years, during which Prime Advice has repeatedly proved its professional competence. An amazing team of lawyers who offer flexible, practical and rational advice".

  • The Best Lawyers international legal rating has been recommending Prime Advice Law Office lawyers for 8 years in a row. According to the results of this year, 15 lawyers of the firm — Ekaterina Mikhalskaya, Vadim Markatyuk, Anna Volynets, Oleg Ganyushin, Vladimir Amelchuk, Elena Golubeva, Vitalii Karpenko, Mikael Galstyan, Ksenia Komkova, Dana Medvedeva, Alexandra Khaustova, Alsu Mukhametdinova, Dmitry Borisenko, Anastasia Ignatieva, Natalia Demidova — were awarded in 7 areas of law: Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation, Tax Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Banking and Finance Law.

  • International Financial Law Review (IFLR) rating of law firms in the field of financial law recommends Prime Advice for cooperation in the categories Mergers and Acquisitions and Restructuring and Insolvency.

    "Quality of work, quick response to emerging needs and professional approach".
    "The company's specialists provide competent advice, they are well versed both in Russian and international legislation and promptly solve complex tasks. I liked the prompt and specific answers, in-depth knowledge and attention to detail under the thorough guidance of Ekaterina Mikhalskaya".

  • 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.

    According to the results of the individual ranking of lawyers, 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".

  • According to the results of the Legal rating — 2019 of the leading business newspaper of the North-West of Russia — Delovoy Peterburg — the practice of Prime Advice Consulting Group was recognized as the best in the category Arbitration.
  • According to the RAEX rating agency (RAEX-Analytics), Prime Advice Consulting Group as part of HLB Russian Group ranked in 2020 8th in the Ranking of the largest audit groups and networks, 9th in the list of International Audit Networks as part of HLB International, 2nd in the list of Legal Consulting, 4th in the list of Financial Consulting, 5th in the list of Evaluation Activity.
    HLB Russian Group, which represents the international audit network HLB International in Russia, was awarded the diploma "For promoting Best Practices in the development of international Audit Networks in Russia".

    Previously, RAEX-Analytics was part of the Expert RA rating agency under the general RAEX brand.

  • In the rating of appraisers conducted by the non-profit partnership Russian Board of Appraisers, Prime Advice takes the 13th place.

  • Prime Advice Consulting Group won the International Accounting Bulletin Awards in the category Advisory project of the year.

    The Award was established to celebrate the achievements in the field of accounting of individual professionals and large companies.
  • HLB International, an international network of independent consulting and accounting firms, part of which is the Prime Advice Consulting Group is, won the international Digital Accounting Awards in the category Network of the year.

    The Award was established to celebrate the achievements in the field of accounting of individual professionals and large companies.

Accreditations

  • Prime Advice is included in the list of legal and valuation companies accredited to provide consulting services to Sberbank.

  • Prime Advice is included in the list of appraisers and appraisal companies accredited in Bank Rossiya.
  • Prime Advice is included in the list of organizations accredited by the Self-Regulatory Organization of Arbitration Managers of the North-West.

Associations

  • Tatiana Tereshchenko, the head of Prime Advice analytical direction, is member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb).

    The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) is a leading professional membership organisation representing the interests of alternative dispute practitioners worldwide.

  • The Association of Russian Banks is a non-governmental non-profit organization expressing the interests of the Russian banking community.

    For more than two decades of its work the Association has united the majority of Russian banking institutions: 80% of banks that accumulate more than 90% of the assets of the Russian banking system.

  • The Association of Banks of the North-West, established in 1989, it is intended to implement a policy of protecting the interests of the banking community in the region, to help improve the legislative and regulatory framework necessary for the successful operation of banks, and to promptly and fully inform the public about the activities of banks-members of the Association.

  • Prime Advice is a member of the Self-Regulatory Organization of Auditors Association «Sodruzhestvo» (SRO AAS) (ORNZ 11906110912).