On July 19th International ranking agency Chambers & Partners presented in New York the results of Chambers HNW research. The guide rates professional advisers and law firms active in Private Clients area.
For the third year running, the rating names ALRUD a leading Russian law firm, putting it in Band 1. The firm has a reputation for providing "an excellent service" to its HNW clients. An observer remarks: "They understand the whole picture. They are good at conveying the practical consequences of a law being put into effect".
Senior partner Maxim Alekseyev retains his position in Band 1, advising private clients and their families. Due to the rating, “he has a very clear view and is good strategically, he is good at dealing with client facing problems - soft skills are his bread and butter.”
Kira Egorova, ALRUD of counsel, is noted in Band 2 as “very proactive, client-focused, and very commercial,” specializing in wealth planning and management, and acquisition of luxury objects. According to the rating, Kira "has a very good relationship with her clients, they appreciate how responsive she is and how she takes their matters to heart".
Associate Ekaterina Vasina has entered the rating for the first time and is noted by sources for her expertise in family matters: "She is really good on family law. She is the main expert on this".
Chambers and Partners is one of the most respectable and experienced international legal publishing houses. It annually reviews the legal market worldwide, rating the best professional advisers and law firms.