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Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners

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CIS LCN acted as the CIS partner of International Awards Best Legal Departments – 2011

On October 28, 2011 the Renaissance Monarch Hotel in Moscow hosted an awards ceremony of the International Awards Best Legal Departments - 2011. This year CIS Leading Counsel Network (LCN), a network bringing together leading law firms in the CIS, acted as the contest's partner representing the CIS.

The Best Legal Departments - 2011 is an annual contest organized by leading legal publication The Corporate Lawyer and Wolters Kluwer. It assesses the work of legal departments in various categories. Over the past six years the contest has become the most prestigious professional award in the legal community. This year the contest were attended not only by Russian nominees but also companies from the CIS countries.

The winners were selected by the Expert Board members consisting of heads of legal departments, including last year's winners, and partners from the CIS leading law firms.