The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa results are finally published.
S&K Vertical Law Offices is recommended in the area of corporate, commercial law and M&A.
The Legal 500 experts have especially noted on S&K Vertical’s legal assistance to Stanislavsky Theatre Foundation:
“S&K Vertical’s ‘highly recommended’ group provided legal support to the Stanislavsky Theatre Foundation, advising on its RUB800m sponsorship of projects for the Stanislavsky Drama Theatre in Moscow. Mikhail Ilin heads the team, where Mikhail Ilin is also a key figure”.

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The Legal 500 is one of the most authoritative international legal survey founded in 1988. The annual comprehensive ranking is based on the results of numerous interviews with the law firms’ clients and with major players of national and international legal markets. The ranking’s independent assessment is aimed to held foreign law firms and in-house lawyers in searching best domestic counsels in various jurisdictions.


«Kommersant» published the results of the annual survey of the legal business in Russia. The study analyzes 50 largest law firms, providing their services in the territory of the Russian Federation.
According to the study, S&K Vertical scored in Top 20 law firms by revenue, improving its position compared to last year.
Also, S&K Vertical is in the Top 5 best law firms in the area of bankruptcy.

Право.Ру 2015


To date, the ranking is the most comprehensive and systematic national survey of the Russian market of legal services.
This year, experts and analysts of the ranking have analyzed around 200 Russian law firms.
And, according to the results that were published, S&K Vertical has been recognized as one of the best law firms in Russia in the areas of corporate law, bankruptcy, civil litigation and criminal law.
Notably, this year's Pravo.Ru-300 ranking included several new nominations, and civil litigation is one of them.
In addition, S&K Vertical has preserved leading positions in total revenue, revenue per lawyer and number of lawyers among Russian legal companies.

In the mutual sympathies ranking based upon the opinion of professional community, the S&K Vertical bankruptcy practice has been highly praised by the colleagues.

About Pravo.Ru-300 ranking of law firms

Pravo.Ru has completed the annual ranking of law firms working in Russia, Pravo.Ru-300.
The rating started in 2010 and since then it has become not only the leading national survey of the market of legal services, but also a tool for the courts when they have to assess the professionalism of trial lawyers.
This year, the profiles of about 200 law firms working in Russia have been processed. Experts analyzed financial and statistical indicators of the companies, as well as the projects that they have carried out in relevant practices.



Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa, one of the leading ratings of law firms in the world, recommend S&K Vertical Attorneys at Law in the field of dispute resolution. Read more...

IFLR 1000


In the year 2012 the practices of S&K Vertical in the area of capital markets, M&A, restructuring of bank loans and bankruptcy were marked in the ratings of IFLR1000, the international rating of the World’s leading financial law firms.
The rating also notes the professionalism and skills of the individual partners and lawyers of S&K Vertical, such as Konstantin Krutilnikov, Sergey Slagoda, Andrey Mikonin, EvgeniyZverev, Mikhail Ilin, and Natalya Kolerova. Read more...



In 2012 reported the results of the 3rd national law firm survey (conducted jointly with Ernst & Young and The Vedomosti newspaper). We are pleased to announce that S&K Vertical was ranked among the best Russian law firms in the categories of commercial litigation, bankruptcy, and criminal law. S&K Vertical rose to the Top-5 Russian regional law firms (with principal offices located outside of Moscow) with highest revenues and number of lawyers. Read more...



The law firm S&K Vertikal maintains top position in the best Russian law firms rating

Following the results of the second annual law firms rating “” (the most systematic national research of legal services market in Russia conducted together with “Vedomosti” and Ernst & Young):
1) Practices of the law firm S&K VertiKal in the sphere of arbitrated disputes, intellectual property, bankruptcy and criminal law were ranked among the best in Russia.
2) The law firm S&K VertiKal ranks third on the revenue-based list of major Russian law firms with headquarters outside Moscow (so-called regional companies).
3) The law firm S&K VertiKal ranks 7 on the list of the largest regional law firms of Russia, by number of lawyers. For more details see here.



According to the PRAVO.RU-300 rating, S&K Vertical was named as one of Russia’s best legal companies operating in various regions of Russia, and was included in the list of 100 best Russian law firms. The rating’s complete results and methodology can be found here.


According to the rating of public reputation of consulting companies compiled by Kommersant, Konstantin Krutilnikov was recognized as one of the most professional counselors in St. Petersburg. Read more....


According to the rating of Mergers & Acquisitions journal under the leadership of the managing partner of our law firm, Konstantin Krutilnikov, Green Corridor (which was the official name of S&K Vertical until 2008) was rated as one of Russia’s Top-10 law firms in protection of property. For further information please visit.