Goltsblat BLP Head of Employment Pensions & Benefits Nadezhda Ilyushina named "Lawyer of the Year”


Nadezhda Ilyushina, Head of Employment Pensions & Benefits, Goltsblat BLP, the Russian practice of Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP),  has been named Labour and Employment Law ‘Lawyer of the Year’, according to Best Lawyers, one of the major international directories that makes lists of the best lawyers based on peer opinion.

Nadezhda Ilyushina was selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Russia 2016 in the field of Labour and Employment law. Clients highly appreciate the level of service delivered by Goltsblat BLP’s well-organised team. Nadezhda has extensive experience in advising clients on a wide range of matters related to labour and immigration law, inter alia, structuring of employment of foreign citizens in Russia, regulation and structuring of labour relations with top-managers, personnel restructuring including staff reduction procedures, hiring and dismissing the employees as well as representation of interests of the employers in resolving conflicts with employees (in and out of court).

Employment Pensions & Benefits Practice of Goltsblat BLP advises clients on any labour law issues that might arise: starting from the most critical issues, such as pension legislation, trades union relations, out-staffing, immigration legislation, employment litigation. Over recent years, its’ associates have won more than 95% of their cases. The global team of Employment, Pensions & Benefits Practice today is one of the strongest both in Russia and in the UK. The Moscow and London based associates as well as our specialists at the Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Berlin, Brussels, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Paris and Singapore offices, specialising in labour law, make up one of the biggest such practices on today’s market.

Additionally 22 lawyer of Goltsblat BLP in 19 practice areas have been listed in Best Lawyers. Three lawyers of Goltsblat BLP this year are listed for the first time.

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public, as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.

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