BCLP Russia Ranks High in the Chambers 2021 Rating for Private Wealth Law

23.07.2021

Chambers & Partners, a pre-eminent international legal rating, has released its 2021 ranking once again recognising Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Russia as a top-ranked Private Wealth Law firm.

Two of the firm’s lawyers, Partner Evgeny Timofeev and Senior Associate Dmitry Paramonov, were also individually ranked in Band 2 and Associates to Watch categories respectively in Chambers HNW (High Net Worth) ranking.

The rating is based on appraisals and references by the firm’s clients and peers, as well as the scale and complexity of its projects over the previous year.

Here are some appraisals of the firm quoted in the rating:

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner offers a range of services for High Net Worth individuals on a range of private client matters, including tax, estate planning and charitable planning. Sources note that "they have good knowledge of how to tackle tricky tax matters", and that "they are well known for their international experience and are strong in tax litigation."

One commentator says:

"I would say that they are a very strong team. We are very impressed with their service and their expertise." Another commentator enthuses: "They are good to work with. They are a great team of lawyers, they are easy to work with and very professional. They are always polite and very attentive to clients' needs. They are great quality."

Senior Associate Dmitry Paramonov specialises in tax planning for High Net Worth individuals and families. "He has good expertise, he's good with clients and he has good response times", says one source, and another comments: "He is very knowledgeable, practical and nice to work with".

Partner Evgeny Timofeev "is truly one of the most brilliant Russian tax lawyers", states a market source, and another remarks: "If you asked anybody on the market, they would recommend Timofeev for High Net Worth clients".

Timofeev advises HNW clients on tax planning, CFC and CRS regulations. A third interviewee says Timofeev "is one of the best lawyers to go to for international tax planning", adding: "I think Evgeny has a high level of expertise and an excellent approach to clients. He always tries to understand what we need and to develop good solutions for us".

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