About us


Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners' Moscow Office widely recommended as one of the best in Russia, and constantly highly accalimed by leading International and Russian legal directories and publications.

Since the early 1990's we have been actively promoting the development of business in Russia by protecting the largest domestic and international companies in Russia and abroad, regularly representing the Russian Federation in different projects and proceedings, and we have advised leading international law firms and their clients on Russian law matters.

Today, EPAP's Moscow Office employs around 200 lawyers, who provide a wide range of legal services, including dispute resolution, corporate, M&A, project finance and PPP, antitrust, restructurings and insolvencies. We also offer our clients advice on energy and natural resources, governmental property management and privatization, environment, technical regulation and industrial safety, banking and finance, intellectual property, sport law, criminal law, real estate and construction, taxation, family and labor disputes, marine and transport law, international trade and customs.

EPAP's clients include major Russian and international companies. We have been entrusted to act for the Russian Federation in both Russian and international litigation.

Our partners and lawyers, mostly graduates of the top Russian law schools, and many who have also received law degrees in Europe, USA and UK, are Russia’s leading experts with extensive experience in managing domestic and cross-border projects.

We offer our clients a comprehensive approach with a blend of Russian and foreign corporate law, dispute resolution in Russia and internationally, representation before federal governmental authorities to resolve national policy formation issues, media relations and public affairs.

The Firm’s attorneys are members of the Moscow Bar Association, American Bar Association and other Russian bar associations, which not only provide career development opportunities, but also significant preferences to attorneys, including tax incentives, client immunity and the attorney-client privilege.

The Firm is a co-founder of the Russian-American Business Council and an active member of the American-Russian Business Council, American Chamber of Commerce in Russia, Public Organization Business Russia, Canada Eurasia Russia Business Association, Finnish-Russian Chamber of Commerce and Russian Lawyers Association.

EPAP's experts are regularly engaged as consultants on various legal aspects by the Russian executive, legislature, and judiciary authorities and both Russian and foreign NGOs.

The Firm's lawyers speak both English and Russian. We also advise our clients in German, French, Spanish and Portuguese.