INTELLECT is among Russia's the most successful legal firms in the General Business Law (Band 1) according to the annual Chambers Europe 2014-2019 guide. Also the Chambers Europe recommended INTELLECT in Intellectual Property: Filing (2016-2019) and Dispute Resolution: Domestic Mid-Market (2017-2019) practice areas.
Remarkable firm with a head office in Ekaterinburg. Benefits from a presence in several major cities across Russia, including Moscow. Best recognised for its focus and experience in IP, including registration and representation in contentious cases. Acts on bankruptcy, debt recovery and contractual disputes as well as transactional mandates for international and domestic clients from a wide range of industries. Also provides general corporate support to Russian regional businesses.
— Chambers Europe
INTELLECT advises on laws governing mass media along with personal data protection and product due diligence, and regularly represents clients before Roskomnadzor, also has a strong track record in patent, copyright and trade mark disputes before a range of authorities.
— The Legal 500 EMEA
INTELLECT lawyers are recommended by the reputed international guides:
- Chambers and Partners Global: Dispute Resolution, Russia (experts based abroad), Dispute Resolution, United Kingdom (foreign experts), 2012-2014.
- Best Lawyers: Intellectual Property, Criminal Defense, Litigation, Labor, Technology, M&A, Civil Rights, Construction, Real Estate, Administrative Law, Entertainment, Franchise Law, Government Relations, Insolvency and Reorganization, Product Liability Litigation 2016-2019.
- World Trademark Review 1000: Trademarks Registration (Prosecution and Strategy), 2017-2019.
INTELLECT is among Russia's top firms in prestigious categories — Intellectual Property (2011-2018), TMT (2017-2018), Commercial Court Litigation (2016-2018), General Jurisdiction Litigation, (2012-2018) Employment (2017-2018), Commercial Realty/Development (2017), Bankruptcy (2014-2015, 2017-2018), Corporate (2013, 2016-2018), Tax (2018) according to the Pravo.Ru-300 rating is so far Russia's only assessment survey of legal services market leaders based on a methodology similar to Chambers' and Legal500's.
INTELLECT was short-listed for the Top Reputation Rating and Top Profession Choice Rating in 2011-2017 by hundreds of polled heads of law firms across Russia, which reflected the firm's recognized high stand in the profession.
INTELLECT was listed among Russia's Top 50 biggest legal firms by Kommersant Publishing House (2013-2016).
Law firm contest entries
INTELLECT won the national Law Firm Award 2012 for the best social project in the Support for Education and Culture category of the contest held by the professional magazine Legal Success.
The firm's human resource policy merited a special mention of the judges of the Legal Success Law Firm Awards 2011 Successful Personnel Management category.
Citation and mentions in the media
The Russian Law and Forensic Information Agency (RAPSI) rated INTELLECT the 14th most covered by the media among 100 Russian and international law firms present in Russia.
INTELLECT's Facebook page ranked the second in popularity after PWC Russia among Russian-language law firms in 2013.