Cherkizovo Group’s legal department has been named as one of the top in-house legal teams in Russia in the GC Powerlist: Russia Teams 2016.

GC Powerlist: Russia Teams is published by The Legal 500 and ranks the most innovative and influential in-house legal departments operating in Russia. The Legal 500 has been analyzing law firms across the world for nearly 30 years, using independent research of law firms, their clients and partners to compile their rankings.

Yury Dyachuk, Cherkizovo Group’s head of legal support and real estate operations department, said, “Being recognized by such a prestigious international ranking highlights the strength of our team. Cherkizovo Group’s legal department has been recently reorganized in accordance with the latest business needs and is currently made up of four centralized divisions–corporate law, contracts, judicial and real estate–which have each played a unique role in helping deliver Cherkizovo’s key projects. In particular, our mergers and acquisitions team, along with our judicial division, have excelled under a constantly changing legal environment.”