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Vladimir Zakharov Awarded the Winner of “The Best Legal Departments of Russia – 2017” Contest in the Nomination “For the Effective Litigation and Dispute Resolution Work”

News date: 19 May 2017

On May 17, 2017 Peter and Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg hosted the official award ceremony for the winners of “The Best Legal Departments of Russia – 2017” contest.

Among the participants of the contest there were legal departments of such companies as: Johnson & Johnson, Unilever, Microsoft, BASF, BIOCAD, L’Occitane, Abbott Laboratories, Cronospan, Gazprom Neft, Evrazholding, Rusagro, SUN InBev, SIBUR Holding, DiXi Group, Megafon, Power Machines etc.

Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm sponsored the nomination “For the Effective Litigation  and Dispute Resolution Work”.

At the ceremony V. Zakharov presented the prize to the nomination winner – Renaissance Insurance Group, Ltd., represented by V.V. Tarasov, the Vice-President on legal affairs and settlement of losses.

About the contest

The contest has been established 11 years ago and is rated as one of the most prestigious among the in-house community in the Russian Federation. The contest is aimed at identification and outspread of the best practice in administration of the legal services in a company.