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St. Petersburg, 26 April 2016 – Global law firm Baker & McKenzie was again recognized as a leading player on the St. Petersburg legal market by Chambers Europe 2016, released yesterday. The guide named the firm as a Band 1 firm in General Business Law and Real Estate, as well as recommended in Dispute Resolution, describing the St. Petersburg office's team as "strong and respected" providing "excellent legal support on corporate matters".
In its turn, The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) 2016, published earlier this April, for the sixteenth time recognized Baker & McKenzie as a Tier 1 law firm in the Corporate, Commercial and M&A areas in St. Petersburg. The directory quotes the firm's clients as stressing that Baker & McKenzie is a "first-rate team".
Chambers Europe 2016 named Maxim Kalinin, managing partner of the St. Petersburg office, as a Band 1 specialist in General Business Law in St. Petersburg and mentioned leading lawyers of the firm, Olga Anikina and Leida Lukianova, as notable practitioners.
This year's results once again demonstrate the strong position that Baker & McKenzie has maintained on the St. Petersburg market for almost 20 years.
Chambers Europe is the leading international legal directory covering 52 jurisdictions. The guide ranks both lawyers and law firms based on in-depth unbiased research, including interviews with clients and legal practitioners.
The Legal 500 provides a comprehensive analysis of law firms in about 80 countries. The independent research is based largely on clients' recommendations plus on the opinions of thousands of rival commercial lawyers. The guide is an essential tool for identifying providers of quality legal services outside the user's home jurisdiction and is used regularly by clients and lawyers in private practice when selecting a legal adviser outside their country.
About Baker & McKenzie
Founded in 1949, Baker & McKenzie advises many of the world’s most dynamic and successful business organizations through our 12,000 staff in 77 offices in 47 countries. The Firm is known for its global perspective, deep understanding of the local language and culture of business, uncompromising commitment to excellence, and world-class fluency in its client service. Global revenues for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2015, were US$2.43 billion. Eduardo Leite is Chairman of the Executive Committee. (www.bakermckenzie.com)
Baker & McKenzie International is a Swiss Verein with member law firms around the world. In accordance with the common terminology used in professional service organizations, reference to a “partner” means a person who is a partner, or equivalent, in such a law firm. Similarly, reference to an “office” means an office of any such law firm.