The Lawyer European Awards 2014: Goltsblat BLP has been named International Law Firm of the Year


Moscow / London

Goltsblat BLP, the Russian practice of BLP, has received one of the most prestigious international awards and has been acknowledged as the International Law Firm of the Year 2014 at  The Lawyer European Awards ceremony in London.

Andrey Goltsblat, the Managing Partner of Goltsblat BLP, notes: “I am very glad that the achievements of Goltsblat BLP have been recognized at such a high level. Only a short time ago in January we celebrated our 5th anniversary and this award is the best recognition of our success. Our firm’s growth over this time period amounts to 60%, and the number of large deals and interesting projects of international significance implemented by our lawyers has significantly grown. This award  is high recognition of the joint achievements of our united team.”

The Lawyer European Awards, annually held by the well-known UK legal publication, The Lawyer, are one of the most prestigious awards in the international legal community. The panel of judges consists of in-house counsel of major multinational companies and managing partners of leading international law firms.

The best law firms in Europe are selected on the basis of client service quality, level of legal expertise, innovative solutions offered to clients, financial growth and other criteria. Every year the largest national and international law firms contend for the “firm of the year” title. The judges made special mention of the firm’s growth and its contribution to the wider BLP network. The Lawyer also highly praised the achievements of Goltsblat BLP: “The firm's plans to continue to develop as a top-tier, full-service transactional player in Russia look likely to succeed”.

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