«Kommersant» best legal practices ranking

«Kommersant» best legal practices ranking

Best legal practices ranking published by the "Kommersant" publishing house distinguished You & Partners in 6 nominations including:

  • PPP / Infrastructure Projects
  • Digital economy / FINTECH (federal level)
  • Agriculture: advising industry leaders
  • Industry: advising industry leaders
  • Construction and Real Estate: advice on real estate transactions and construction projects (federal level)
  • Agriculture.

Kommersant Publishing House is one of the oldest publishing houses in the Russian Federation and one of the most influential and reputable media structures.

You can learn more about the ranking and the "Kommersant" publishing house here.

International Financial Law Review 1000 (IFLR 1000)

International Financial Law Review 1000 (IFLR 1000)

IFLR 1000 recommended You & Partners in the nomination "Project Finance"  in 2019 and 2020.

IFLR 1000 is the most respected international directory of law firms that provide services in the banking, finance and investment business.

Feedback from our clients on the activities of You & Partners, collected by interviewers of the IFLR 1000 (non-personalized according to IFLR 1000 rules) and available at the link:
  • A really experienced team of lawyers in the field of PPP.
  • Highly satisfied with the work the lawyers did for us. It is a strong partner and a team player, ready to provide creative and innovative solutions.
  • Capable of proposing tailor-made decisions in the area of PPP and project finance.
The rest of our clients' feedback are available here.

"You & Partners' help negotiating the terms of investment agreements governing both projects was superb and resulted in the agreements being signed timely. When both projects required amended agreements, You & Partners promptly undertook the assignments and brought about successful conclusions. As a result of You & Partners' drafting work both projects had successful openings…

As a result of You & Partners' competency we are now using to negotiate a new agreement".

Bennett Lapidus,
Managing Partner of L & T American Investment LLC

"We chose You & Partners as a legal consultant for the project, since the company has extensive experience in supporting PPP projects, is known in the market as a professional in the provision of consulting and legal services, which is also confirmed by international and national legal ratings (IFLR1000, Pravo.ru-300).

Legal services were provided by the specialists of You & Partners on time and at a high professional level.
MVS Group LLC  recommends You & Partners as a professional and conscientious partner in the provision of legal and consulting services".

Evgeny Sobolev,
General Director of MVS GROUP LLC
National rating "Pravo.Ru-300"

National rating "Pravo.Ru-300"

In 2019, You & Partners entered the rating "Pravo.Ru-300"  in the nomination "PPP / Infrastructure Projects".
Pravo.Ru-300 is the most respected national rating. In 2019, 322 companies took part in the rating.

"You & Partners provides consulting legal services to our company on the principles of subscription legal services, and also acts as a legal consultant on investment projects implemented by the company in the field of creation and operation of logistics complexes.

The experience of You & Partners' employees ensures the high quality of the services provided. We also appreciate the lawyers of You & Partners for their understanding of the tasks, goals of our company and a careful approach to solving legal inquiries".

Ivan Molev,
Head of the branch of KSS RUS LLC (subsidiary of the German holding company Schmidt)

"The partners recommended You & Partners to us as a reliable counterparty to support investment infrastructure projects. Employees of You & Partners professionally rendered legal services, carefully and responsibly treated the set tasks.

Airport Roschino JSC is ready to recommend You & Partners as a reliable and professional contractor in the provision of legal services, possessing the necessary competencies in the field of support for investment projects with state participation".

Igor Luzhbin,
General Director of Airport Roschino JSC 

"Legal services by You & Partners' specialists were provided on time and at a high professional level, using the best practice in the implementation of similar concession projects.

Transhimexport LLC recommends You & Partners as a professional and conscientious partner in the provision of legal services, in particular in the field of project financing and public-private partnerships". 

Alexey Vorotnikov,
General Director of  Transhimexport LLC

"We would like to thank You & Partners for legal services, provided in a short time and at a high professional level.

The company's specialists demonstrated a high level of involvement and excellent expertise in the field of concessionaire agreements, as well as prepared additional explanations on the legislation and law enforcement practice in the field of concessionaire agreements in the Russian Federation".

Konstantin Rukin,

General Director of "UK" EKDL" LLC

"The team of Borey Consulting LLC expresses gratitude for the You & Partners' services rendered in the project of preparing a concession agreement for the creation and operation of an agricultural facility in the Samara Region for the Ministry of Economic Development and Investments of the Samara Region.

We would like to mention the high quality of services provided by You & Partners, as well as qualified performance of tasks in a short time frame and prompt resolution of arising legal issues".

Sergey Olenin,

General Director of Borey Consulting LLC

Radik Sabitovich Ilyasov

Radik Sabitovich Ilyasov

Let me express my sincere gratitude for our efficient co-operation within the Expert Council on PPP legislation. …as the permanent member of the Expert Council, you contributed to developing key amendments as to the federal law # 115-FZ "On concession agreements". Your work on legal review and experience in supporting implementation of infrastructure projects in various sectors of economy have proven useful when developing the official "Commentary on the Federal Law on public and private partnership, municipal and private partnership in the Russian Federation", containing the chapter composed by you. …Looking forward to our further cooperation!

Deputy of the 6th State Duma of the RF, Chairman of the National Guild of Experts in Infrastructure Projects

Roman Sergeevich Shiyko

Roman Sergeevich Shiyko

I worked with Evgenia on HSR Project “Moscow – Kazan”, with Evgenia and her team providing advice on developing the investment declaration, procedural, institutional and business models for the project.

Evgenia is a top-level professional, focused on developing long-term partnership relations with client, having remarkable experience and competences in the area of structuring large-scale investment projects.

Economic Advisor, Collective Investment and Trust Management Department of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation

Ekaterina Sergeevna Kochergina

Ekaterina Sergeevna Kochergina

I cooperated with Evgenia Zusman on PLATON project (concession agreement for the tolling facilities intended for tolling to compensate for the damage done to public-access federal roads by vehicles of the gross weight rating over 12 metric tons) where I was in charge of the technical and engineering sector as the member of the adviser workgroup under the leadership of Evgenia.

Evgenia is a competent manager, able to organize coordinated teamwork on an ambitious project and hold responsibility for the entire result of the work.

Evgenia is really good at building long-term client relations and partnership relations with all contractors.

Deputy President for Legal Issues, Non-Commercial Partnership for Promotion of Navigation Technologies Development and Application (GLONASS Union)

Nadezhda Sergeevna Kostryukova

Nadezhda Sergeevna Kostryukova

I got acquainted with Evgenia during a PPP training workshop conducted for PJSC Rostelecom macroregional branches on the issues of concluding and performing concession agreements.

For the moment, we are cooperating on providing expert assistance and support to the point of PPP projects implemented in IT sector.

Evgenia is a recognized PPP expert with a vast practical knowledge and experience.

While feeling perfectly confident with development trends of PPP project market, Evgenia contributes to expert discussion of burning issues, providing analytics and initiating professional events.

Head of the Center for the Development of Investments and Public-Private Partnerships in the Digital Economy FSBI Research Institute Voskhod