Chambers Europe Names Kulkov, Kolotilov & Partners a Top 3 Russian Law Firm in High-End Dispute Resolution Again in 2019

Chambers Europe 2019 ranks Kulkov, Kolotilov & Partners as a Band 2 law firm in Dispute Resolution: Domestic High-End – Russia. This category features law firms focusing on the resolution of some of the most complicated disputes in Russia.

The Chambers ranking names Kulkov, Kolotilov & Partners as one of the two premier Russian law firms for international dispute resolution and ranks it among Russia’s top law firms for insolvency litigation. The firm’s partner Oleg Kolotilov is ranked among the top ten Russian lawyers in insolvency litigation.

Managing Partner Maxim Kulkov is ranked as a Band 1 lawyer in the Domestic High-End category and as a Top 10 lawyer in International Dispute Resolution in Russia.

Some of the clients interviewed for the Chambers survey commend the firm for “its very responsible and rigorous approach” to dispute resolution, praising the team for its “very thorough and detailed work on each and every aspect of the case”. In their evaluations of the firm’s Insolvency Practice under the leadership of KK&P Partner Nikolay Pokryshkin, clients praise the team for its market insight, in particular, the team’s impressive “theoretical knowledge and extensive judicial practice,” and emphasise its “very good understanding of international law”. The firm also impresses clients with its “efficient, collaborative and friendly approach”.

The Chambers Global 2019 survey released on 14 February 2019 names Kulkov, Kolotilov & Partners among the Top 3 law firms for dispute resolution in Russia. As in previous years, KK&P Managing Partner Maxim Kulkov is featured in Band 1 for Dispute Resolution: Domestic — Russia and Band 3 for Dispute Resolution: International — Russia. Sources characterise Maxim in his capacity as a trial lawyer as a “force of nature” and a “market leader”, highlighting his dedication to clients and innovative approach. One impressed client says that Maxim is a “very creative, innovative litigator, really determined to fight for you in court”.

Chambers Europe and Chambers Global are two annual analytical surveys conducted by Chambers & Partners to identify the best law firms and lawyers based on client interviews, evaluation of projects they are working on and the opinions of other players active in the legal services market.