Rankings, News / 17.04.2020

The Legal 500 has assessed the services of law firm Borenius at a high level

The international ratings directory The Legal 500 has published the results of its annual research of the legal market in Europe (Russia included), the Far East and Africa. Based on the results, Borenius has joined the Russian market leaders in corporate law, M&A, and real estate and construction. The Legal 500’s researchers refer to Borenius as a team that “is able to work to tight deadlines and provide practical solutions even when matters do not initially go according to plan”.

Our Transactions and Corporate Law Practice has strengthened its position in Tier 2 in the category “Commercial, Corporate and M&A: St Petersburg and elsewhere”. Specialist Partner Alexey Nikitin, who heads this practice group, was particularly acclaimed in the ranking, being named as a “Next generation partner”. The Legal 500 also singled out great expertise of Andrei Gusev and Artem Zhavoronkov in corporate law while Artyom Berlin, a Senior Associate in the Transactions and Corporate Law Practice, has been hailed as a “Rising star”.

Borenius was also commended in the national Russian ranking in real estate and construction (Tier 4). Moreover, Arina Dovzhenko, Specialist Partner and Head of Real Estate and Construction Practice, won high praise on a personal level. According to The Legal 500, Arina’s arrival at the firm “significantly broadened the department’s expertise in real estate and land plot transactions”.



The Legal 500 is an international ratings directory founded in 1988 by the British publishing house Legalease. It conducts annual research of the legal services market in 88 jurisdictions all over the world, analyzing firms’ key projects and feedback from their clients The Legal 500 publishes an annual independent ranking to assist counsel and managers of legal departments in finding the best legal advisers in various jurisdictions.

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