Sixteen RGP experts are featured in Best Lawyers for Russia

In the recent publication of this peer review-based ranking, Best Lawyers has recognized sixteen RGP experts in seventeen practice areas as being among the best in their field. Therefore, RGP has doubled its rating presence this year. RGP dispute resolution lawyers have been featured in 22 nominations, while partner of RGP Arbitration practice Vladimir Pestrikov has been awarded Lawyer of the Year 2021 in Insolvency and Reorganization Law.

RGP lawyers and advocates were recognized in the following categories:


1. Dmitry Dyakin Arbitration and Mediation; Competition / Antitrust Law; International Arbitration; Investment; Litigation
2. Suren Gortsunyan Capital Markets Law; Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Private Equity Law; Real Estate Law
3. Oleg Isaev Mergers and Acquisitions Law
4. Ivan Meleshenko Corporate Law, Customs and Excise Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Tax Law
5. Vladimir Pestrikov Arbitration and Mediation; Competition / Antitrust Law; International Arbitration; Litigation

Lawyer of the Year 2021 – Insolvency and Reorganization Law

6. Ilya Rybalkin Arbitration and Mediation; Corporate Law; Energy and Natural Resources; International Arbitration; Investment; Litigation; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Tax Law
7. Yan Kalish Arbitration and Mediation, International Arbitration, Litigation
8. Dmitry Kaysin International Arbitration; Litigation
9. Anastasia Konstantinova Arbitration and Mediation
10. Vadim Kukushkin Corporate, Customs and Excise Law
11. Alexander Lazarev Arbitration and Mediation; Insolvency and Reorganization Law
12. Yuri Makhonin Arbitration and Mediation; Litigation; Sports Law
13. Konstantin Mineev Corporate Law
14. Gayane Nadzharova Litigation
15. Nato Tskhakaya Competition / Antitrust Law; Construction Law
16. Varvara Voynova Litigation



Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners is an independent law firm established in 2018 in Russia, supporting clients from all over the world in their business dealings involving Russia and CIS countries. In addition, our firm offers unparalleled expertise in foreign legal matters to Russian companies with significant international presence.

We are a cohesive team of seasoned professionals, highly ranked in all aspects of dispute resolution and corporate work and with significant international expertise, gained in leading international law firms.

Our lawyers and advocates have worked on the largest corporate deals, investigations and disputes in the history of modern Russia and represented clients in 175 jurisdictions worldwide.

Rybalkin, Gortsunyan and Partners operates through the Limited Liability Company and the Advocates bureau of the City of Moscow “RGP”. The relations between the above entities are governed by the general agreement on legal assistance.


Contact person:
Maria Bannova, BD Manager
+7 (495) 139 65 00