Chambers Europe 2017
Chambers Europe recommended INTELLECT-S as one of Russia’s best dispute resolution firms for the first time in its 2017 edition.
Chambers Europe 2017 recommends INTELLECT-S in General Business Law, Intellectual Property and Domestic Dispute Resolution as a Recognised Practitioner.
Chambers & Partners publishes one of the oldest law firm clients' guide which has been ranking firms globally since 1990. Published in April, the 2017 Chambers Europe annual issue covers 53 jurisdictions across Europe, from Greenland, the UK and Ireland in the West to Russia, Turkey and Ukraine in the East in addition coverage on a Europe-wide scale. Chambers recommends INTELLECT-S in three industries: General Business Law - Russia Regions (in top-ranking Band 1), Intellectual Property: Filing, and Dispute Resolution: Domestic as a Recognised Practitioner.
The firm's broad geographical coverage is an invaluable asset: «They're one of the few regional firms with offices in different cities, which is convenient, and they're also a strong team».
Chambers names INTELLECT-S's managing partner Evgeny Shestakov as a leading lawyer with a strong reputation in IP.
Managing partner Evgeny Shestakov maintains a strong reputation in IP, with sources saying: «He knows everything there is to know about it». He also acts as a litigator on debt recovery and corporate disputes.
This year INTELLECT-S wins Chambers' recognition of its competence in Intellectual Property: Filing – Russia for the second time. Chambers' sources appreciate the range of capabilities of the firm's team, its strong client-oriented approach, and skilful prioritising, naming Evgeny Shestakov and Maxim Labzin as key specialists in the industry.
Clients value the firm's client-oriented approach: «They responded to non-standard requests and found solutions to them», says one client, who also notes the team's correct handling of priorities. Another client says: «They are ready to do everything fast and qualitatively».
INTELLECT-S's new and most remarkable achievement in 2017 is the recognition of its latest courtroom victories in the Dispute Resolution: Domestic – Russia.