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Morgan Lewis Gains Rankings in The Legal 500 EMEA 2019

April 19, 2019
Legal 500 EMEA 2019

ALMATY, DUBAI, MOSCOW, and NUR-SULTAN, April 19, 2019: Morgan Lewis has earned 20 practice rankings and 27 individual lawyer rankings in the newly released 2019 edition of The Legal 500 EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa).

The firm received the highest ranking of Tier 1 in four practices areas and garnered four new practice rankings. Additionally, 27 Morgan Lewis were ranked in this year’s guide, including three Leading Individual designations, the directory’s most prestigious designation, and two Next Generation Lawyers.

Tier 1 Practice Rankings

Kazakhstan

  • Banking, Finance and Capital Markets
  • Energy and Natural Resources

Russia

  • Energy and Natural Resources

United Arab Emirates

  • Investment Funds

New Practice Rankings For 2019

Kazakhstan

  • Real Estate and Construction (including Projects)

Russia

  • Banking and Finance: Borrower Side
  • Restructuring and Insolvency

United Arab Emirates

  • Dispute Resolution: Arbitration and International Litigation

Additional Practice Rankings

Kazakhstan

  • Commercial, Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute Resolution

Russia

  • Banking and Finance: Lender or Arranger Side
  • Commercial, Corporate and M&A: Moscow
  • Dispute Resolution: Arbitration and Mediation
  • Dispute Resolution: Litigation
  • Real Estate and Construction
  • TMT

United Arab Emirates

  • Banking and Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Commercial, Corporate and M&A
  • Islamic Finance

Leading Individuals

  • Jonathan H. Hines: Energy and Natural Resources, Russia
  • Grigory Marinichev: Banking and Finance: Lender or Arranger Side, Russia; Restructuring and Insolvency, Russia
  • Aset Shyngyssov: Energy and Natural Resources, Kazakhstan

Next Generation Lawyers

  • Alexey Chertov: Banking and Finance: Lender or Arranger Side, Russia
  • Alexander V. Marchenko: Energy and Natural Resources, Russia 

Recommended Lawyers

  • Aida Akhmetova: Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Kazakhstan
  • Ksenia Andreeva: TMT, Russia
  • Asem B. Bakenova: Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, Kazakhstan
  • Alexey Chertov: Banking and Finance: Borrower Side, Russia
  • Roman A. Dashko: Commercial, Corporate and M&A: Moscow, Russia
  • Anastasia Dergacheva: TMT, Russia
  • Philip Dowsett: Capital Markets, United Arab Emirates; Commercial, Corporate and M&A, United Arab Emirates; Investment Funds, United Arab Emirates
  • Karina Ilyussizova: Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, Kazakhstan; Energy and Natural Resources, Kazakhstan
  • Dmitry Ivanov: Dispute Resolution: Arbitration and Mediation, Russia; Dispute Resolution: Litigation, Russia
  • Bruce Johnston: Banking and Finance: Borrower Side, Russia
  • Bakhytzhan Kadyrov: Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, Kazakhstan; Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Kazakhstan
  • Rebecca L. Kelly: Dispute Resolution: Arbitration and International Litigation, United Arab Emirates
  • Ayman A. Khaleq: Banking and Finance, United Arab Emirates; Capital Markets, United Arab Emirates; Commercial, Corporate and M&A, United Arab Emirates; Investment Funds, United Arab Emirates; Islamic Finance, United Arab Emirates
  • Dmitry A. Kunitsa: Real Estate and Construction, Russia
  • Kseniya Lopatkina: Energy and Natural Resources, Russia
  • Grigory Marinichev: Banking and Finance: Borrower Side, Russia; Dispute Resolution: Arbitration and Mediation, Russia; Energy and Natural Resources, Russia
  • Victoria Mesquita Wlazlo: Banking and Finance, United Arab Emirates; Islamic Finance, United Arab Emirates
  • Marat Mukhamediyev: Energy and Natural Resources, Kazakhstan
  • Klara A. Nurgaziyeva: Dispute Resolution, Kazakhstan
  • Aset Shyngyssov: Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, Kazakhstan; Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Kazakhstan; Dispute Resolution, Kazakhstan; Real Estate and Construction (including Projects), Kazakhstan
  • Peter Sharp: Restructuring and Insolvency, Russia
  • Vasilisa Strizh: Commercial, Corporate and M&A: Moscow, Russia
  • Rodion Vizavitsky: Real Estate and Construction, Russia
  • Daniyar Zhumakhanov: Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, Kazakhstan
  • Brian L. Zimbler: TMT, Russia