Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

"No one is perfect, a team can be!"


Almaty, Astana and Atyrau, Kazakhstan

"This firm is always reliable - it gives consistently good advice and maintains a high quality of work"

Chambers Global

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners

Moscow, St. Petersburg, Russia

"The best choice for solving multilevel issues with a marked Russian character"

Chambers Global


Yerevan, Armenia

"First on the list for local work with an international dimension"

Chambers Global


Baku, Azerbaijan

"Recommended by Best Lawyers and Who's Who Legal"

Kalikova & Associates

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

"The leader in the market and the first choice from the international companies and law firms that do not have a local presence"

Chambers Global

RULG - Ukrainian Legal Group

Kiev, Ukraine

"Three of RULG partners were selected in six areas of practice in the inaugural Ukrainian edition of Best Lawyers"

Vlasova Mikhel & Partners

Minsk, Belarus

"Full service firm that dominates the local legal market"


Turcan Cazac

Chisinau, Moldova

"The go-to firm in Moldova for cross-border work"

Chambers Global

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VIII International Law Forum of CIS held in Kyiv and Odessa

On June 26-29, 2013, the VIII CIS Local Counsel Forum was held in Kyiv and Odessa, Ukraine.

The Forum is the main platform for the wide-scale gathering of the representatives of the leading national law firms from the CIS and from all over the world. The Forum is annually hosted by law firms from various CIS jurisdictions. The first Forum took place in Kiev in June 2006 and since then it has become the informal profession network of national law firms from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan bringing them together with partners from international law firms.

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partner, the largest law firm in the CIS, which celebrated this date together with the Forum delegates at the Welcome Reception that took place on the first day of the Forum on June 26, 2013.

For more information please visit the Forum website.