Andrey Krasnov
Head of Legal Department, Polymetal (Khabarovsk affiliated branch)

Thank you for organizing and hosting this forum! It was nice to meet new colleagues, get useful insights and just have a great time! The event was held at the highest level! We look forward to further cooperation. Thank you!

Elina Mangasaryan
Professional Development and Education Expert, Thomson Reuters Legal Solutions

“On behalf of Thomson Reuters and on a personal note, I would like to thank you and your colleagues for the unforgettable experience and the highly professional organization”.

Holger Zscheyge
General Director, Infotropic Media

“I really enjoyed the panels and the overall conference organization. I only had positive feedback from the attendees. Many thanks to the whole EPAM team for organizational support and a wonderful conference! I didn’t even expect such a span and such a number of interesting and diversified topics! So proud of you!”

Lenar Rakhmanov
General Counsel, UGMK-Holding

“It was my pleasure to meet such a sophisticated audience and to network with so many peers! <…> Many thanks to EPAM for the idea and the organization of Kazan Legal Forum, which moved from Sochi to Kazan, and to the Agency for Investment Development of the Republic of Tatarstan for the venue and a 100% assistance!”

Alexander Smirnov
Head of Legal, Moscow Exchange PJSC

“Congratulations to EPAM for the successful conference. 2 days (while the conference lasted for a total of 4 days) were fully packed with most interesting panel discussions (it’s been a while since I was last sitting tight for so long, I really felt reluctant to leave), networking with Russia’s top lawyers, social events and excellent weather. Thank you, EPAM! Looking forward to further invitations!”

Alexander Molotnikov
Associate Professor, Administrator at the School of Masters, Law School of the Moscow Lomonosov State University

“Thank you very much for the organization! I really enjoyed it. It was a wonderful opportunity to network with peers”.



Evgenia Vetoshnikova
Head of Legal, Sony Electronics CJSC

“Thanks for having me there and for the interesting and useful event”. 


Anton Chertov
Director of Regulatory Risk Management and Judicial Practice Analysis Department, Rosvodokanal

“Many thanks for the perfect organization of the forum. It was a very interesting event”.



Elena Knyazeva
Environmental and Energy Efficiency Director, Russian Machines, Basic Element Group

“Thank you very much indeed for this amazing landmark event you hosted in Kazan! The agenda was very extensive and the panel discussions were very interesting from the professional point of view. The antitrust regulation issues widely developed at the Forum gave a comprehensive idea of how profound the modern problems are and how those may be dealt with. I would like to particularly thank the Firm for the opportunity to meet the peers from related industries. The Forum was a perfect opportunity to discuss our common issues. I would like to thank EPAM for the wonderful venue. Kazan is a perfect location to make sure public private partnership yields results as related to development of Russian cities and regions”.

Olga Savina
Vice President of Legal Affairs, Engeocom

“Many thanks to everyone for the highly professional level”.


Sergey Alekhin
Associate, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

“The perfect organization of the Kazan event was much appreciated, I am still impressed and my French colleagues still regret not having gone there”.


Oleg Derbin
Deputy Chief Legal Officer at GUP Vodokanal St Petersburg

“Many thanks to EPAM for such brilliant organization of the forum! I could visit most interesting and topical panel discussions, network with peers, meet old connections and find new ones – this is an invaluable experience!”

Svetlana Zinovieva
Advisor to Director General, JSC Freight One

“Many thanks for the perfectly organized and meaningful forum! These were topical discussions involving both regulators and businesses and covering the new domestic and international laws. The peers from abroad addressed most interesting aspects as well. Everything was perfect!”

Polina Permyakova
Counsel, Delphi

“Many thanks again for the perfect organization of the forum”.


Anton Zharov

“These were two days of endless networking at #KazanLegal. It was a second второе all-Russian legal event organized by EPAM that we may be proud of, the professional level raises no issues. Over 650 attendees, most of whom are professional lawyers, at least a head of legal, and leading officers at best Russian law firms. I’m lost in admiration.”

Tomasz Łuczyński
Managing Partner of Luczynski i Wspolnicy Sp.k.

“Thank you once again for inviting me for Kazan Legal 2017. This Forum organised by Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev and Partners and the Government of Tatarstan was undoubtedly a sheer joy for participants. Both business and social programmes were of the highest possible quality. I will never forget this amazing event and the Russian hospitality. Last but not least, I deeply bow my head for your achieving such an organisational excellence. Looking forward to seeing you again. Greetings from Warsaw.”

Svetlin Savov
Business Director, FTS Russia

“I would like to thank you once again for the great event in Kazan! Everything was organized and held in a highly professional manner”.

Stephen Murphy
Director of Sales, iManage

“I would like to thank you for your hospitality and assistance at the event in Kazan last week. The event was very well organised and was a great networking event. On a personal note I would like to thank you for organising the dinner and the excursion on the Saturday which I really enjoyed. It was great to meet everyone on a social level”.

Charles McConnell
Senior Reporter, Washington DC, Global Competition Review

“Thank you so much for thinking of GCR and allowing me the opportunity to visit Russia to meet your team, Mr Artemiev and make many new interesting professional and personal connections. The conference in Kazan is also something I will always remember - the panels and social events were really interesting, fun and amazing. Yesterday's tour is also something I won't forget - what an incredible country with some amazing culture, and I'm happy to have gotten a taste".

Dr. Holly Akhlaghi Gilani
Partner, Arjan Group

“I would like to express my sincere thanks for you and your team’s amazing hospitality and the great program at Kazan Legal Forum. We much enjoyed meeting such interesting lawyers and learning about Tatarstan”.

“I wanted to thank you for arranging our participation in Kazan Legal which was an amazingly well planned and immensely informative forum. EPAP were wonderful hosts and we had a great time getting to know your amazing Country as well as Kazan. We hope this will be the first of many visits. Since our return, many clients have asked us about the investment opportunities in Kazan and the possibilities for trading with companies located in Tatarstan”.

Georg Stawa
President of the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice, Council of Europe

“The pleasure was absolutely on my side! I really enjoyed the topics as well as the active participation including a very valuable networking with lawyers and politicians. Thanks again for the perfectly organized event and great hospitality, connecting this vibrant region with even more dynamics of its kind!”

Izzy Walsh
Senior Associate at Dawson Cornwell

“… what amazing hospitality you showed to all of us. The panel discussions were very good – a very interesting range from an international perspective. I hope to see you again in the near future”.

Julia Frances Charlton
Principal Partner, CHARLTONS

"I enjoyed the conference very much and found the event interesting and stimulating".