Recognition

Chambers Europe Leading Firm

In accordance with results of the international research Chambers Europe 2018 Kachkin & Partners has received higher ratings in the field of private-public partnership by taking one of the leading positions in the national ranking; the company has been recognized as the leader in real estate deals support in St. Petersburg and also recommended to work with in the field of dispute resolution and general business law.

According to Chambers Europe 2017 Kachkin & Partners has taken a higher position in the field of real estate deals support. Besides the company has been once again noted among the best representatives of legal consulting on public-private partnership on the national level, as well as on dispute resolution and general business law in St. Petersburg.

According to the results of the leading international legal directory Chambers Europe 2016 Kachkin & Partners has achieved higher positions in the sphere of PPP on the national level. Besides the company has stably been recommended among the best consultants in dispute resolution, real estate deals and general business law.

The international ranking Chambers Europe 2015 resulted in the strengthening of Kachkin & Partners' positions in dispute resolution and general business law and its inclusion in the list of the best consultants in real estate transactions support. Moreover, the company has been once again recognized in the research among the leaders in PPP in Russia.  

The leading international legal rating Chambers Europe 2014 for the first time included Kachkin & Partners on the list of recommended consultants in the sphere of PPP in Russia. It has also mentioned the company among the best law firms to work with in St. Petersburg on general business law and dispute resolution.

Chambers Europe 2013, included Kachkin & Partners on the list of preferred advisors on general business law and dispute resolution.

Chambers Europe 2012 included Kachkin & Partners on the list of the recommended experts in the area of dispute resolution in the Arbitration Court.  

Leading firm

In 2018 The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa has traditionally confirmed the high level of Kachkin & Partners expertise in the key practices: PPP, real estate and construction and dispute resolution.

In 2017 The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa is again recommending Kachkin & Partners in the following key areas of expertise: PPP, real estate and construction, dispute resolution.

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2016 has once again confirmed Kachkin & Partners’ high level of expertise in PPP, real estate and construction and dispute resolution.

One of the most prestigious international legal directories The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2015 has once again confirmed Kachkin & Partners as the leader of the Russian legal services market in the following practice areas: PPP, real estate and construction, dispute resolution.

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2014 recommended Kachkin & Partners for support of PPP projects, construction projects and real estate deals, as well as for dispute resolution. Denis Kachkin's active involvement in the development of the draft federal law on PPP was specially noticed.

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2013 recommended Kachkin & Partners for support of PPP projects, M&A transactions. For the first time the company was recommended in the area of real estate and construction, as well as dispute resolution in Russia. Denis Kachkin's exceptional level expertise in the development of PPP frameworks was mentioned specially.

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2012 recommended Kachkin & Partners for PPP in Russia. Denis Kachkin`s involvement in legislative process was mentioned specially.

Best Lawyers

In 2018 Kachkin & Partners lawyers have been once again noted as one of the leading experts in 13 law branches.

Denis Kachkin has traditionally been noted by researchers among highly qualified lawyers in such areas as project finance and development, corporate law, investments, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, government relations practice, banking and finance law. Dmitry Nekrestyanov has particular success this year: he has been awarded the title "Lawyer of the Year in Construction". He is also recommended to work with in the field of real estate, litigation, arbitration and mediation, land use and zoning law, planning, and - for the first time - mergers and acquisitions. Kirill Saskov has once again been included in the list of leaders in the practice areas of bankruptcy and reorganization, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, litigation, and for the first time - real estate and arbitration and mediation. Olga Duchenko is still among the best professionals in the field of dispute resolution in Russia.

In 2017 Kachkin & Partners’ experts have traditionally taken top positions of the main spheres of law according to the international rating Best Lawyers.

Denis Kachkin has again been recognized as one of the best specialists in such areas of practice as project finance and development, corporate law, investments, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, government relations practice and, for the first time, banking and finance law. Particular successes this year are the "Lawyer of the Year" titles’ awarding to Kirill Saskov in the sphere of insolvency and reorganization and Dmitry Nekrestyanov in the sphere of real estate. Also the researchers have traditionally confirmed the high level of expertise of Dmitry Nekrestyanov in the sphere of construction law, litigation, arbitration and mediation, land use and zoning law and, for the first time, planning. Kirill Saskov is still recommended in the rating as an experienced and trustworthy specialist in the sphere of corporate law, litigation and, for the first time, support of mergers and acquisitions. Besides, Olga Duchenko has again been noted among the leading Russian experts in litigation.

In the Best Lawyers 2016 international ranking Kachkin & Partners` lawyers continue to hold the leading positions in the key spheres of law. The researches have also appreciated for the first time the achievements of Olga Duchenko and recommended her as one the leading Russian specialists in the sphere of dispute resolution.

The high level of Denis Kachkin`s expertise has been confirmed in such practice areas as project finance and development, corporate law, investment, mergers and acquisitions, real estate law, government relations. Dmitry Nekrestyanov has been recognized once again by the guide as one of the most authoritative Russian experts in construction law, real estate law, litigation, arbitration and mediation and – for the first time – land use and zoning Law. Kirill Saskov has been included in the directory leaders’ list in insolvency and reorganization law, corporate law and litigation.

According to the professional ranking Best Lawyers 2015 the partners of the company have been noted in a record amount of law branches and recommended in 13 areas. It confirms the leading position of the company at the legal consulting market in Russia and the absolute leadership among St. Petersburg law firms.

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Dmitry Nekrestyanov has been especially marked: he has been awarded the "Lawyer of the Year for Litigation" title. Besides the directory traditionally highlights Dmitry in such practices as real estate law, construction law and arbitration and mediation. Denis Kachkin is recommended in 6 categories of the rating at once - project finance and development, investment, mergers and acquisitions, real estate law, corporate law and for the first time government relations. Kirill Saskov is mentioned in the research as one of the best to work with in the field of insolvency and reorganization for the first time as well. He has also received high estimation in corporate law and litigation.

In 2014 the Best Lawyers international ranking has once again confirmed the leadership of Kachkin & Partners and included its specialists in the top list of 8 legal practical spheres. Leading position among the Russian law firms and unconditional first place among St. Petersburg companies has been provided by 11 mentions of Kachkin & Partners' experts in the rating.

Denis Kachkin. Best Lawyers 2014

This year's peculiar success is awarding the honorary title "Lawyer of the Year for Project Finance and Development" to Denis Kachkin. Denis has also been traditionally mentioned by the researchers in the spheres of corporate law, investment, mergers and acquisitions and real estate law.

Experience and professionalism of Dmitry Nekrestyanov have been confirmed in such practice areas as construction law, real estate law, litigation and arbitration and mediation. Kirill Saskov has been one more time reckoned into the number of the recommended consultants in corporate law and for the first time noted by the directory as one of the best specialists in litigation.

In the international publication Best Lawyers 2013 Denis Kachkin is mentioned among the recognized experts in the area of corporate law, support of investment projects and M&A transactions, as well as real estate transactions. 

Dmitry Nekrestyanov, Best Lawyers 2013

Dmitry Nekrestyanov has been honored as the "Lawyer of the Year" in the sphere of construction projects support. Also this year for the first time Kirill Saskov has been reckoned into the number of the recommended experts in corporate law.

Our lawyers are on the list of top-ranked professionals in Construction law, Corporate, Investment, Litigation, Mergers and acquisitions, Project finance and development, Real Estate in Russia, according to Best Lawyers.

IFLR 1000

In 2018 the international ranking The IFLR1000 recommends Kachkin & Partners for accompanying mergers and acquisitions for the first time and recognizes company’s expertise in the field of project finance and PPP again.

In 2017 Kachkin & Partners has once again been recommended by the international ranking The IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate in the sphere of project finance as well as has been noted for the first time among the best law firms consulting on PPP in Russia.

In 2016 Kachkin & Partners has once again been noted by the annual international ranking The IFLR1000 as one of the leading law firms consulting on project finance in Russia.

In 2015 Kachkin & Partners' expertise was recognized for the first time by the annual law firm ranking The IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate in the sphere of project finance.

In 2017 Kachkin & Partners has been recognized as the winner of the National award in the field of advocacy in the category "Triumph" (The Award is established by the Russian Federal Chamber of Lawyers).

St. Petersburg Bar Association

Kachkin & Partners' lawyers are awarded by St. Petersburg Bar Association for professional achievements in 2017: for success achieved by attorney in arbitration cases (Dmitry Nekrestyanov), for success achieved by attorney in business law (Kirill Saskov, for success achieved by attorney in copyright and intellectual property right (Ekaterina Smirnova), for creative achievements (Lusine Arutyunyan and Anna Persiyantseva), for successful debut in St. Petersburg bar (Olesya Dubrovskyh).

Within the framework of St. Petersburg Bar Association annual reporting conference Denis Kachkin has been elected as a member of the Bar’s Council. Moreover, Kachkin & Partners’ lawyers have been awarded with prizes for professional achievements in 2016: Dmitry Nekrestyanov, Irina Mitina, Veronika Perfileva and Maria Obolenskaya have been recognized in the nomination "For creative achievements" as the best.

Kachkin & Partners' lawyers are awarded by St. Petersburg Bar Association for professional achievements in 2015: for success achieved by attorney in civil cases (Kirill Saskov), for success achieved by attorney working with real estate (Dmitry Nekrestyanov), for success achieved by attorney in copyright and intellectual property right (Ekaterina Smirnova), for success achieved by attorney in arbitration cases (Olga Duchenko), for success achieved by attorney in business law (Maria Zhilina).

Dmitry Nekrestyanov is awarded by St. Petersburg Bar Association "For success achieved by attorney in civil (arbitration) cases" in 2014.

In 2017 the highest level of expertise of Kachkin & Partners' lawyers has been traditionally reflected both in the federal and the regional rating in the "Commercial real estate / Construction" category. Kachkin & Partners has also been recommended by researchers among the leading consultants in Private-Public Partnership in Russia. The experts’ professionalism in the sphere of arbitration proceedings and corporate law has been fairly noted in the regional ranking. The Intellectual Property Practice of Kachkin & Partners has been once again top listed within the regional industry research.

Also according to the rating of sympathies in 2017 the company has once again been included in the list of the leading firms that have reliable reputation at the legal services market in the sphere of PPP and commercial real estate / construction; moreover, Denis Kachkin is among the top Russian lawyers in the field of PPP, and Dmitry Nekrestyanov has been highly noted in the category “Commercial real estate / Construction” by legal business professionals.

In 2016 Kachkin & Partners has once again been highly marked in the nomination "Commercial real estate / Construction", both in the federal and the regional research. For the first time the company has been recommended among the leading consultants in Russia in PPP, the arbitration proceedings and corporate law expertise has been recognized as one of the best at the regional level, and Kachkin & Partners’ Intellectual Property Practice is top listed within the industry regional rating.

Moreover, due to colleagues’ high estimation and trust in terms of reputational rating the company has been included in top-10 Russian law firms, has been rewarded with the first place in PPP and the second place in real estate and construction; the firm’s Managing Partner Denis Kachkin has been recognized as one of the five best lawyers in Russia (according to opinion of legal community representatives), he’s being recommended in the sphere of PPP as well. 

In 2015 Kachkin & Partners was once again recognized as one of the best legal consultants in Russia in "Commercial Real Estate / Construction" nomination. The firm was highly noted by colleagues in the reputational rating in this sphere as well. 

Moreover, the company was recognized as one of the 10 largest regional market players on such indicators as the gain size in general and the gain size per lawyer

In 2014 Kachkin & Partners was recognized as one of the best Russian law firms in "Commercial Real Estate / Construction" category.

In 2012 Kachkin & Partners was recognized among the best legal experts for support within litigation proceedings and support of real estate transactions and construction projects. Kachkin & Partners is also the only regional company which is recommended in the category "Commercial real estate / Construction" among the best law firms according to "Pravo.Ru-300" Ranking, provided by "Pravo.Ru" portal. Moreover, the company was recognized as one of the 10 largest regional market players on such indicators, as the size of a gain and number of lawyers.

In 2011 Kachkin & Partners entered the position of one of the best legal firms of Russia in "Commercial real estate/Construction" category. The company was promoted up to the first tier, having proved leadership in the given branch. Also for the first time the company was included into the list of leading experts in the field of dispute resolution. Kachkin & Partners was recognized as one of the 50 largest market players on such indicators, as the size of a gain and number of lawyers. Among the law firms of Saint Petersburg only Kachkin & Partners was noted by trust of colleagues in a reputational rating.

In 2010, Kachkin & Partners was recognized as the best regional law firm according to "Pravo.Ru-300" Ranking of the Best Russian Law Firms. This review, the first ranking of law firms in Russia made by a national research group, also shows that Kachkin & Partners is well placed among top Russian law firms in Commercial Real Estate & Construction.