Contest for Russia’s Best GR Team

May 17, 2022
Moscow, Russia

Kearev invites Russian GR team to enter the prestigious “Russia’s Best Legal Departments” competition in the “Most Efficient Government Relations” category. This competition has been held since 2006 by Legal Insight, one the most authoritative legal community journals.

For the second year running, Kesarev is lending its support to the “Efficient Government Relations” category. Previous winners and runners-up include Citimobil, NLMK, Atomenergosbyt, Rosnano, Miratorg, Unipro, Sibur, Dixi, Sberbank Life Insurance, AB InBev Efes and the Moscow Exchange.

The winner will be announced at the awards ceremony on 24 June 2022; invitations will be sent to all the entrants’ heads of GR and Legal Departments.

To enter the competition, one needs to complete three easy steps:

1. Submit an application (free of charge) by 3 June. The application may be submitted by the head of the legal or GR department even if the team has fewer than three members.

2. Fill out the questionnaire and write an essay describing a successful government relations case from 2021 or 2022.

3. Send the completed questionnaire and essay to the email address provided in the questionnaire by 7 June 2022.

The objective of this year’s competition is to support legal and GR teams that have never downgraded the services they offer to businesses even in the challenging circumstances; instead, they are continuing to introduce best practices for improving business efficiency.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Vitaly Zhigulin, Partner at Kesarev (, or the competition organizers (Olesya Andreyenkova, +7 (910) 475-17-55).