Ratings and Reputation
- INTELLECT-S was named among Russia's the most successful seven legal firms in the General Business Law (Band 1) by the annual Chambers Europe 2014-2017 guide. It was said that INTELLECT-S "has a leading litigation practice, representing foreign and domestic clients in debt recovery and competition disputes as well as a broad range of other contentious matters".
- Legal 500 recommended INTELLECT-S in the intellectual property sector in 2014-2017. In 2016-2017 INTELLECT-S was recommended in TMT practice. Two INTELLECT-S lawyers (Anastasia Makhneva, Maxim Labzin) named as highly qualified specialists in this sphere.
- INTELLECT-S has been announced IP Law Firm of the Year – Russia in the 2013, IP Boutique Law Firm of the Year-Russia in the 2013, Sustained Exellence in IP Law – Russia in the 2014, IP Law Firm of the Year – Russia in the 2014 by a reputable British Acquisition International Magazine.
- Britain's Global Law Experts and LEGAL AWARDS named INTELLECT-S Russia's law firm of the year in the 2013 (the IP Law Firm of the Year – Russia, Copyright Law Firm of the Year in Russia).
- INTELLECT-S was named among Russia's top firms in prestigious category by the Pravo.Ru rating is so far Russia's only assessment survey of legal services market leaders based on a methodology similar to Chambers' and Legal500's. Survey covered nearly 200 firms including both domestic and international groups operating in Russia: Representation in Arbitrazh Courts (2012-2016); IP Rights Protection (2011-2016); Corporate Law/M&A in 2013 and 2016; and Bankruptcy in (2014-2015).
- INTELLECT-S was among Russia's six top firms in 2012 (abreast with Goltsblat BLP, Egorov Puginsky Afanasyev & Partners, Pricewaterhousecoopers Legal, FBK-Pravo, and YUST) for its lawyer level, which reflected the overall quality of fee earner academic backgrounds (scores depended on the school rating), including international training, postgraduate degrees and experience.
- INTELLECT-S was on the short list for Reputation Top Rating Profession Choice Top Rating in 2011-2016 selected by hundreds of polled heads of law firms across Russia.
- INTELLECT-S was among Russia's Top 100 Law Firms and second best in Russia's Top 75 Regional Law Firms in 2010 (the only year this rating was made).
- We ranked the 14th among top 50 revenue earners outside Moscow in 2011 and 15th in the same rating in 2012, and made the first line on the list of the fifty largest firms by number of fee earners in 2011 and second in 2012.
- INTELLECT was listed among Russia's Top 50 biggest legal firms by Kommersant Publishing House (2013-2016).
Law firm contest entries
- INTELLECT-S 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
- INTELLECT-S's website was named the most effective among web resources of Russian legal firms by Internet portals Pravo.Ru and LawFirmManagement.RU in 2015.
- The Russian Law and Forensic Information Agency (RAPSI) rated INTELLECT-S the 14th most covered by the media among 100 Russian and international law firms present in Russia.
- INTELLECT-S's website was among the ten most cited law firm websites selected by RAPSI in 2011 and in 2012.
- INTELLECT-S's Facebook page ranked the second in popularity after PWC Russia among Russian-language law firms in 2013.