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Women’s Day is behind us, but the subjects of gender equality and equal opportunity are of year-round concern. This, the first part of a special two-part CEE Legal Matters article on women in private practice in CEE, provides the numbers and percentages from leading law firms across CEE, as well as a more thorough snapshot of one representative market. Part II of the report, in the June issue, will pull back the curtain even more, providing feedback and perspectives from lawyers across the region.

Introduction to the Report

What is “gender equality” in a workplace? Is it equality in terms of gender proportionality? Or perhaps a simple refusal to make decisions when hiring or promoting based on pre-formed expectations about gender? If gender equality is assumed to be a desirable goal, is it best achieved through affirmative action or through non-preferential treatment?

The dialogue on gender roles is a heated one. With thousands of studies – often contradictory – conducted on the subject, opinions often fly ahead of the facts. Does gender equality exist, or can it – or should it? Are societies moving towards it in productive and observable ways? How often does a call for increased gender equality in the work place reflect an actual commitment to the goal of increasing opportunities for an under-represented group, rather than an insincere assertion of views thought to be politically correct?

Regardless, the facts are key. With this issue CEE Legal Matters introduces a two-part report on gender equality at law firms in and across Central and Eastern Europe. This month’s focus will be on the numbers. In the next issue, mid-June, the focus will turn to the explanations, justifications, reasons, and underlying causes. The debate will presumably never end – nor, perhaps, should it – but a greater understanding of the facts and insightful analysis should at the very least provide the basis for a more enlightened and informed conversation. 

The Methodology

Basic Statistics

The data in this report was gathered from the websites of 488 law firms ranked by Chambers & Partners – in any practice area – across 20 CEE jurisdictions: Albania, Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, and Ukraine. 

The remaining countries in CEE had fewer than 5 ranked firms with useful websites, and were thus excluded as providing insufficient data. In addition, law firms ranked by Chambers but with websites that do not distinguish between Partners and Associates – a total of 60 in all – were excluded from consideration.

The various offices of law firms with bases elsewhere were included for each country (i.e. DLA Piper Romania, Allen & Overy Moscow, etc.).

“Associates” for the purpose of the survey includes any lawyer not identified as Partner (i.e., Junior Associate, Associate, Senior Associate, (of) Counsel, etc.).

Data was collected from law firm websites between April 1, 2014 and April 7, 2014, and the accuracy of the final figures thus depends on the accuracy of those sites at those times.

The Data

Discriminatory hiring practices against female associates appear not to be present in Belarus, at least, as women in that country account for 77% of all associates. Macedonia is another outlier, with women taking 70% of all associate positions in law firms in the country. Women in Hungary, by contrast, make up the lowest percentage of associates in law firms in the region, accounting for only 44% of the roles. Austria and the Czech Republic (both 45% women), and Poland (46%) show very similar results to Hungary’s, while female associates in other CEE markets make up between 48% and 66% of the total in those countries.

The numbers for partners are very different. Austria has the lowest percentage of female partners, with just 15%, Romania has the most, with 45%. And Belarus, which had far and away the highest percentage of female associates in CEE, seems to lose them before partnership; only 31% of the partners in that country are women.

Country averages Number of Partners Number of Associates Number of Female Partners Number of Female Associates % Of Female Partners % of Female Associates
Albania 26 62 9 37 34.62% 59.68%
Austria 389 754 57 340 14.65% 45.09%
Belarus 35 75 11 58 31.43% 77.33%
Bulgaria 114 288 38 164 33.33% 56.94%
Croatia 37 77 14 45 37.84% 58.44%
Czech Republic 252 621 49 282 19.44% 45.41%
Estonia 116 301 27 169 23.28% 56.15%
Greece 182 448 52 289 28.57% 64.51%
Hungary 155 302 43 134 27.74% 44.37%
Latvia 71 197 30 109 42.25% 55.33%
Lithuania 122 364 41 187 33.61% 51.37%
Macedonia 23 94 10 66 43.48% 70.21%
Poland 387 1166 81 539 20.93% 46.23%
Romania 181 654 81 432 44.75% 66.06%
Russia 415 735 81 378 19.52% 51.43%
Serbia 94 217 34 106 36.17% 48.85%
Slovakia 80 204 22 107 27.50% 52.45%
Slovenia 59 119 21 81 35.59% 68.07%
Turkey 132 261 47 178 35.61% 68.20%
Ukraine 136 196 43 107 31.62% 54.59%
Total/Average 3,006 7,135 791 3,808 26.31% 53.37%

Of course, while the ratio of men to women partners in a given law firm may be similar or even identical to the ratio in the country as a whole, in many law firms the proportions are very different. The top five firms in terms of the percentage of women in partnership are: Red Attorneys at Law (Latvia) – 100% (5 of 5), Vlasova, Mikhel & Partners (Belarus) – 86% (out of 7), NNDKP (Romania) – 84% (out of 19), Akol Avukatlik Burosu (Turkey) – 80% (out of 5), and Vernon David (Romania) – 80% (out of 5). Of the 89 offices with at least 10 partners in CEE, only three have more female partners than male – and all are in Romania: NNDKP (84%), the Bucharest office of Schoenherr (64%), and Musat & Asociatti (56%). The fourth position is shared by four firms, all with 50% female partners: Herguner Bilgen Ozek and Mehmet Gun & Partners in Turkey, Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati in Hungary, and Tark Grunte Sutkiene in Ukraine. In the other 82 of the 89 offices, men make up a majority of the partnership. 

In contrast to the 1 firm/office with at least 5 partners, none of whom are male (Red Attorneys at Law, in Latvia), 142 firms/offices have a minimum of 5 male and no female partners – and 5  offices in CEE have partnerships of 10 or more, none of whom are women. The Austrian offices of Binder Grosswang and Freshfields, the Czech offices of PRK Partners and BBH, and the Polish office of Greenberg Traurig, each fits this description. 

Conclusion and Invitation for Comment

We recognize that the subject is controversial – and it has already inspired more than one heated conversation around our editorial table. We look forward to hearing comments from our readers on the subject. We will include as many of those comments in the next issue as possible, along with the second part of the report.

The full list of offices and their partner numbers (according to their websites on April 4, 2014) is below:

Firm Partners Number of Female Partners Female Partnership Percentage Country
Boga & Associates 6 3 50.00 Albania
CMS 1 0 0.00 Albania
Haxhia & Hajdari 4 1 25.00 Albania
Kalo & Associates 7 3 42.86 Albania
Petosevic 1 0 0.00 Albania
Tashko Pustina 2 1 50.00 Albania
Tonucci & Partners 4 1 25.00 Albania
Wolf Theiss 1 0 0.00 Albania
ABEL & ABEL 2 1 50.00 Austria
ARNOLD 2 0 0.00 Austria
Baker Mckenzie 12 2 16.67 Austria
Binder Grosswang 19 0 0.00 Austria
BPV Legal 16 4 25.00 Austria
Brandl & Talos 4 0 0.00 Austria
Brauneis Klauser Prandl 11 1 9.09 Austria
CHSH 19 2 10.53 Austria
CMS 28 5 17.86 Austria
Dorda Brugger Jordis 21 1 4.76 Austria
Eisenberger & Herzog 21 7 33.33 Austria
Engelbrecht und Partner 2 0 0.00 Austria
Fellner Wratzfeld & Partners 8 0 0.00 Austria
Fiebinger, Polak, Leon & Partners 12 1 8.33 Austria
Freimuller/Obereder/Pilz & Partner 4 1 25.00 Austria
Freshfields 13 0 0.00 Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz 7 0 0.00 Austria
Haslinger Nagele 20 4 20.00 Austria
Heid Schiefer 2 0 0.00 Austria
Hohne, In der Maur & Partner 5 0 0.00 Austria
Kunz Schima Wallentin 17 5 29.41 Austria
KWR Karasek Wietrzyk 17 3 17.65 Austria
ONZ, ONZ, KEMMER, HuTTLER 7 2 28.57 Austria
PHH 9 1 11.11 Austria
Preslmayr 12 2 16.67 Austria
Schoenherr 35 3 8.57 Austria
Schramm ohler 4 0 0.00 Austria
Siemer - Siegl - Fureder & Partner 8 3 37.50 Austria
Soyer & Partner 4 1 25.00 Austria
Taylor Wessing 14 3 21.43 Austria
Wolf Theiss 34 5 14.71 Austria
Arzinger & Partners 3 0 0.00 Belarus
bnt attorneys-at-law 4 0 0.00 Belarus
CHSH 1 0 0.00 Belarus
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners 2 1 50.00 Belarus
Glimstedt 3 1 33.33 Belarus
Magnusson 4 1 25.00 Belarus
Raidla Lejins & Norcous 3 0 0.00 Belarus
Revera Consulting 3 0 0.00 Belarus
Stepanovski, Papakul and Partners 5 2 40.00 Belarus
Vlasova, Mikhel & Partners 7 6 85.71 Belarus
CMS 1 1 100.00 Bosnia
Petosevic 1 0 0.00 Bosnia
Arsov Natchev Ganeva 5 1 20.00 Bulgaria
Batkov & Associates 10 3 30.00 Bulgaria
bnt attorneys-at-law 4 1 25.00 Bulgaria
Boyanov & Co 10 3 30.00 Bulgaria
CHSH 1 0 0.00 Bulgaria
CMS 5 1 20.00 Bulgaria
Dimitrov, Petrov & Co 8 3 37.50 Bulgaria
Dinova, Rusev & Partners 3 2 66.67 Bulgaria
Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov 15 6 40.00 Bulgaria
Dobrev & Lyutskanov 2 0 0.00 Bulgaria
Eurolex Bulgaria 4 2 50.00 Bulgaria
Georgiev, Todorov & Co 5 0 0.00 Bulgaria
Kalaidjiev & Georgiev 7 4 57.14 Bulgaria
Kambourov & Partners 6 0 0.00 Bulgaria
Lex Locus 5 2 40.00 Bulgaria
MS Partners 6 1 16.67 Bulgaria
Penkov, Markov & Partners 7 1 14.29 Bulgaria
Petosevic 1 1 100.00 Bulgaria
Schoenherr 3 2 66.67 Bulgaria
Tocheva & Mandazhieva 4 3 75.00 Bulgaria
Tsvetkova Bebov & Partners 1 1 100.00 Bulgaria
Velchev & Co 1 0 0.00 Bulgaria
Wolf Theiss 1 1 100.00 Bulgaria
CMS 1 0 0.00 Croatia
DLA Piper (Glinska & Miskovic) 9 5 55.56 Croatia
Hogan Lovells (Bogdanovic, Dolicki & Partners) 4 1 25.00 Croatia
Mamic Peric Reberski Rimac 4 1 25.00 Croatia
Petosevic 1 1 100.00 Croatia
Savoric & Partners 3 1 33.33 Croatia
Schoenherr 2 1 50.00 Croatia
Vukic, Jelusic, Sulina, Stankovic, Jurcan & Jabuka 11 3 27.27 Croatia
Vukmir 2 1 50.00 Croatia
Allen & Overy 3 1 33.33 Czech Republic
Baker Mckenzie 7 0 0.00 Czech Republic
Banyaiova Vozehova 2 2 100.00 Czech Republic
BBH 10 0 0.00 Czech Republic
Bird & Bird 1 0 0.00 Czech Republic
bnt attorneys-at-law 4 1 25.00 Czech Republic
BPV Legal 5 0 0.00 Czech Republic
Cermak a spol 5 1 20.00 Czech Republic
CHSH 2 0 0.00 Czech Republic
Clifford Chance 4 0 0.00 Czech Republic
CMS 8 4 50.00 Czech Republic
Dentons 5 0 0.00 Czech Republic
DLA Piper 3 0 0.00 Czech Republic
Dvorak Hager & Partners 5 1 20.00 Czech Republic
Eversheds 13 3 23.08 Czech Republic
Glatzova & Co 6 2 33.33 Czech Republic
Havel, Holasek & Partners 21 1 4.76 Czech Republic
Hogan Lovells 2 0 0.00 Czech Republic
Johnson Slastny Kramarik 3 1 33.33 Czech Republic
Kinstellar 5 3 60.00 Czech Republic
Kocian Solc Balastik 9 1 11.11 Czech Republic
Mares Partners 1 0 0.00 Czech Republic
Norton Rose Fulbright 2 1 50.00 Czech Republic
Pelikan Krofta Kohoutek 5 0 0.00 Czech Republic
Pierstone 5 3 60.00 Czech Republic
Pokorny, Wagner & partneri 26 10 38.46 Czech Republic
PRK Partners 13 0 0.00 Czech Republic
Randl Partners 2 1 50.00 Czech Republic
Rott, RuziCka & Guttmann Patent, Trademark and Law Office 8 2 25.00 Czech Republic
Schoenherr 1 0 0.00 Czech Republic
Squire Sanders 7 3 42.86 Czech Republic
Squire Sanders 6 1 16.67 Czech Republic
Taylor Wessing 8 2 25.00 Czech Republic
TRAPLOVa - HAKR - KUBaT 3 1 33.33 Czech Republic
Vejmelka & Wunsch 5 1 20.00 Czech Republic
VSeteCka Zeleny SvorCik Kalensky and Partners 5 0 0.00 Czech Republic
Weil, Gotshal & Manges 11 1 9.09 Czech Republic
White & Case 19 2 10.53 Czech Republic
Wolf Theiss 2 0 0.00 Czech Republic
AAA Legal Services 4 0 0.00 Estonia
Aivar Pilv 6 2 33.33 Estonia
Aleinikov & Partners 2 0 0.00 Estonia
bnt attorneys-at-law 1 1 100.00 Estonia
Borovtsov & Salei 4 1 25.00 Estonia
Eversheds 6 1 16.67 Estonia
FORT Legal 5 3 60.00 Estonia
Glikman Alvin & Partners 9 4 44.44 Estonia
Glimstedt 4 1 25.00 Estonia
Hedman Partners 3 1 33.33 Estonia
JurZnak 2 1 50.00 Estonia
LAWIN 7 4 57.14 Estonia
Lextal 7 2 28.57 Estonia
Magnusson 3 0 0.00 Estonia
MAQS Law Firm 6 2 33.33 Estonia
Raidla Lejins & Norcous 8 0 0.00 Estonia
Red Attorneys at Law 3 1 33.33 Estonia
SORAINEN 3 0 0.00 Estonia
SORAINEN 8 1 12.50 Estonia
Sysouev, Bondar, Khrapoutski 3 0 0.00 Estonia
Tark Grunte Sutkiene 8 1 12.50 Estonia
TRINITI Law Office 4 0 0.00 Estonia
VARUL 6 0 0.00 Estonia
Verkhovodko & Partners 4 1 25.00 Estonia
Alexiou & Kosmopoulos Law Firm 4 2 50.00 Greece
Bahas, Gramatidis & Partners 5 0 0.00 Greece
Calavros & Partners 10 4 40.00 Greece
Clyde & Co 1 0 0.00 Greece
D.N. Tzouganatos & Partners 2 0 0.00 Greece
Dryllerakis & Associates 9 4 44.44 Greece
Hadjiprodromou-Triantaphillou & Partners (HT&P) 6 0 0.00 Greece
Hill Dickinson 4 2 50.00 Greece
Holman Fenwick Willan 4 0 0.00 Greece
Ince & Co 6 1 16.67 Greece
Karatzas & Partners 7 4 57.14 Greece
Kelemenis & Co 4 2 50.00 Greece
KG Law Firm 22 8 36.36 Greece
Koutalidis Law Firm 12 2 16.67 Greece
Lambadarios Law Firm 6 1 16.67 Greece
M & P Bernitsas 11 4 36.36 Greece
Moratis Passas 2 0 0.00 Greece
Moussas & Partners 3 1 33.33 Greece
Nikolinakos, Lardas & Associates Law Firm 6 2 33.33 Greece
Norton Rose Fulbright 7 2 28.57 Greece
POTAMITISVEKRIS 9 2 22.22 Greece
Reed Smith 3 0 0.00 Greece
Sarantitis Law Firm 9 3 33.33 Greece
Stephenson Harwood 2 0 0.00 Greece
Timagenis Law Firm 1 0 0.00 Greece
V&P Law Firm (Vgenopoulos & Partners) 22 6 27.27 Greece
Watson, Farley & Williams 5 2 40.00 Greece
Allen & Overy 2 0 0.00 Hungary
Baker Mckenzie 11 2 18.18 Hungary
Ban, S. Szabo & Partners (Gleiss Lutz) 6 1 16.67 Hungary
Bird & Bird 1 0 0.00 Hungary
bnt attorneys-at-law 5 1 20.00 Hungary
BPV Legal 4 2 50.00 Hungary
CHSH 10 5 50.00 Hungary
CMS 9 4 44.44 Hungary
Dentons 4 1 25.00 Hungary
DLA Piper 7 2 28.57 Hungary
Eversheds 7 3 42.86 Hungary
Gardos, Furedi, Mosonyi, Tomori L.O. 7 2 28.57 Hungary
Gide 2 1 50.00 Hungary
Hogan Lovells 3 0 0.00 Hungary
Jalsovszky 1 0 0.00 Hungary
Kinstellar 3 1 33.33 Hungary
Lakatos Koves & Partners 5 0 0.00 Hungary
Nagy ?s Trocsanyi 11 3 27.27 Hungary
Oppenheim 13 2 15.38 Hungary
Petosevic 1 1 100.00 Hungary
Schoenherr 2 1 50.00 Hungary
Squire Sanders 5 1 20.00 Hungary
Szecskay Attorneys at Law 16 7 43.75 Hungary
Taylor Wessing 3 1 33.33 Hungary
VJT & Partners 3 0 0.00 Hungary
Weil, Gotshal & Manges 2 0 0.00 Hungary
White & Case 9 2 22.22 Hungary
Wolf Theiss 3 0 0.00 Hungary
Pallaska&Associates 2 0 0.00 Kosovo
bnt attorneys-at-law 2 0 0.00 Latvia
Eversheds 4 2 50.00 Latvia
FORT Legal 6 3 50.00 Latvia
Glikman Alvin & Partners 2 1 50.00 Latvia
Glimstedt 4 1 25.00 Latvia
LAWIN 7 4 57.14 Latvia
Lextal 3 1 33.33 Latvia
Magnusson 5 3 60.00 Latvia
MAQS Law Firm 3 0 0.00 Latvia
Raidla Lejins & Norcous 4 2 50.00 Latvia
Red Attorneys at Law 5 5 100.00 Latvia
Skrastins & Dzenis 4 0 0.00 Latvia
SORAINEN 6 2 33.33 Latvia
Spigulis & Kukainis 2 0 0.00 Latvia
Spilbridge 2 1 50.00 Latvia
Tark Grunte Sutkiene 6 4 66.67 Latvia
TRINITI Law Office 4 0 0.00 Latvia
VARUL 2 1 50.00 Latvia
Balciunas & Grajauskas 3 0 0.00 Lithuania
bnt attorneys-at-law 3 1 33.33 Lithuania
Eversheds 3 0 0.00 Lithuania
FORT Legal 2 1 50.00 Lithuania
Glikman Alvin & Partners 10 4 40.00 Lithuania
Glimstedt 10 3 30.00 Lithuania
Judickien_ and Partners JUREX 4 2 50.00 Lithuania
KaireviCius Juzikis 3 0 0.00 Lithuania
LAWIN 24 9 37.50 Lithuania
Lextal 2 1 50.00 Lithuania
Magnusson 4 1 25.00 Lithuania
MAQS Law Firm 3 0 0.00 Lithuania
METIDA 6 3 50.00 Lithuania
Motieka & Audzevicius 4 0 0.00 Lithuania
Raidla Lejins & Norcous 4 0 0.00 Lithuania
SORAINEN 7 2 28.57 Lithuania
Tark Grunte Sutkiene 13 6 46.15 Lithuania
TRINITI Law Office 6 4 66.67 Lithuania
VARUL 11 4 36.36 Lithuania
Attorneys office Trpenoski 3 1 33.33 Macedonia
Cakmakova Advocates 3 3 100.00 Macedonia
Cukic & Markov Law Office 2 0 0.00 Macedonia
Debarliev, Dameski & Kelesoska 4 2 50.00 Macedonia
Georgi Dimitrov Law Office 1 0 0.00 Macedonia
Lawyers Antevski 4 2 50.00 Macedonia
Pepeljugoski Law Office 2 0 0.00 Macedonia
Petosevic 1 1 100.00 Macedonia
Polenak Law Firm 3 1 33.33 Macedonia
ACI Partners 4 2 50.00 Moldova
Gladei & Partners 2 0 0.00 Moldova
Turcan Cazac 2 0 0.00 Moldova
Law Office Vujacic 2 1 50.00 Montenegro
Petosevic 1 1 100.00 Montenegro
Prelevic Law Firm 4 0 0.00 Montenegro
A. Sobczyk & Wspolpracownicy 4 1 25.00 Poland
Allen & Overy 8 1 12.50 Poland
Baker Mckenzie 16 4 25.00 Poland
Bird & Bird 4 1 25.00 Poland
bnt attorneys-at-law 4 2 50.00 Poland
Chadbourne & Parke 11 2 18.18 Poland
Clifford Chance 7 1 14.29 Poland
DBJ 5 1 20.00 Poland
Dentons 29 7 24.14 Poland
DLA Piper 7 3 42.86 Poland
Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka 22 6 27.27 Poland
Drzewiecki Tomaszek & Partners 12 4 33.33 Poland
Eversheds 11 3 27.27 Poland
FKA Furtek Komosa Aleksandrowicz 6 1 16.67 Poland
GESSEL 9 4 44.44 Poland
Gide 7 0 0.00 Poland
Greenberg Traurig 12 0 0.00 Poland
Gujski, Zdebiak Kancelaria adwokacko-radcowska 2 0 0.00 Poland
GWW Wo_ny i Wspolnicy Sp. k. 27 4 14.81 Poland
Hogan Lovells 6 2 33.33 Poland
K&L Gates 11 1 9.09 Poland
Ksiazek & Bigaj 3 0 0.00 Poland
Kubas Kos Gaertner - Adwokaci 6 1 16.67 Poland
LDS Lazewski Depo & Partners 3 1 33.33 Poland
Linklaters 6 1 16.67 Poland
Magnusson 10 2 20.00 Poland
Norton Rose Fulbright 5 1 20.00 Poland
Oles & Rodzynkiewicz 2 0 0.00 Poland
RACZKOWSKI & PARTNERS 3 1 33.33 Poland
Schoenherr 3 2 66.67 Poland
Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak 27 2 7.41 Poland
Studnicki Pleszka Cwiakalski Gorski 15 1 6.67 Poland
Taylor Wessing 4 1 25.00 Poland
Traple Konarski Podrecki & Partners 7 2 28.57 Poland
Wardynski & Partners 22 10 45.45 Poland
Weil, Gotshal & Manges 13 2 15.38 Poland
White & Case 18 2 11.11 Poland
WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr 14 4 28.57 Poland
Wolf Theiss 6 0 0.00 Poland
Allen & Overy 4 0 0.00 Romania
Biris Goran 5 2 40.00 Romania
BPV Legal 5 2 40.00 Romania
CHSH 5 2 40.00 Romania
Clifford Chance 3 1 33.33 Romania
CMS 4 0 0.00 Romania
Dentons 6 3 50.00 Romania
DLA Piper 4 2 50.00 Romania
Eversheds 6 1 16.67 Romania
Gide (Bruno si Asociatii) 2 1 50.00 Romania
Kinstellar 4 0 0.00 Romania
Musat & Asociatii 16 9 56.25 Romania
NNDKP 19 16 84.21 Romania
Peli Filip 9 5 55.56 Romania
Petosevic 1 1 100.00 Romania
Popovici Nitu & Asociatii 11 3 27.27 Romania
PWC (David Si Baias) 5 2 40.00 Romania
Schoenherr 11 7 63.64 Romania
Stoica & Asociatii 10 4 40.00 Romania
Tonucci & Partners 2 0 0.00 Romania
Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii 25 9 36.00 Romania
Vernon David 5 4 80.00 Romania
Voicu Filipescu 9 3 33.33 Romania
Wolf Theiss 4 2 50.00 Romania
Zamfirescu Racoti Predoiu 6 2 33.33 Romania
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld 11 2 18.18 Russia
Allen & Overy 6 2 33.33 Russia
ALRUD Law Firm 5 1 20.00 Russia
ARS-Patent 4 3 75.00 Russia
Baker Botts 8 1 12.50 Russia
Baker Mckenzie 28 2 7.14 Russia
BBH 4 1 25.00 Russia
Bird & Bird 2 0 0.00 Russia
Borenius 4 2 50.00 Russia
Chadbourne & Parke 5 1 20.00 Russia
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton 4 1 25.00 Russia
Clifford Chance 9 1 11.11 Russia
Clyde & Co 3 2 66.67 Russia
CMS 14 2 14.29 Russia
Debevoise & Plimpton 4 2 50.00 Russia
Dechert 6 3 50.00 Russia
Dentons 29 5 17.24 Russia
DLA Piper 31 8 25.81 Russia
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners 21 2 9.52 Russia
Freshfields 6 0 0.00 Russia
Gide 6 1 16.67 Russia
Goltsblat (Berwin Leighton Paisner) 19 2 10.53 Russia
Gowlings 9 3 33.33 Russia
Herbert Smith Freehills 13 2 15.38 Russia
Hogan Lovells 8 2 25.00 Russia
K&L Gates 7 0 0.00 Russia
KIAP 10 1 10.00 Russia
Latham & Watkins 3 0 0.00 Russia
Liniya Prava 4 0 0.00 Russia
Linklaters 14 1 7.14 Russia
Magnusson 3 0 0.00 Russia
Mannheimer Swartling 5 1 20.00 Russia
Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners Law Firm 7 0 0.00 Russia
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius 12 4 33.33 Russia
Muranov, Chernyakov and Partners 4 0 0.00 Russia
Norton Rose Fulbright 7 1 14.29 Russia
Orrick 4 2 50.00 Russia
Padva & Partners 5 2 40.00 Russia
Pepeliaev Group 15 3 20.00 Russia
Petosevic 1 0 0.00 Russia
Reznik, Gagarin, Abushakhmin & Partners 11 1 9.09 Russia
Skadden 4 1 25.00 Russia
Sojuzpatent 4 2 50.00 Russia
Squire Sanders 8 2 25.00 Russia
Verkhovodko & Partners 1 0 0.00 Russia
White & Case 17 7 41.18 Russia
YUST Law Firm 10 2 20.00 Russia
BDK Advokati 4 2 50.00 Serbia
CMS 3 1 33.33 Serbia
Gide (Maric, MaliSic & Dostanic) 4 1 25.00 Serbia
Harrison Solicitors 1 0 0.00 Serbia
Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners 14 5 35.71 Serbia
JPM 15 5 33.33 Serbia
karanovic/nikolic 15 6 40.00 Serbia
Kinstellar (ZajedniCka advokatska kancelarija Maric & Mujezinovic) 6 2 33.33 Serbia
NKO 5 1 20.00 Serbia
Petosevic 1 0 0.00 Serbia
Prica & Partners 6 4 66.67 Serbia
Schoenherr (MoravCevic Vojnovic i Partner) 9 2 22.22 Serbia
Tomic Stevic-Dulic 1 1 100.00 Serbia
Wolf Theiss 3 2 66.67 Serbia
Zivkovic Samardzic 7 2 28.57 Serbia
Allen & Overy 2 0 0.00 Slovakia
Barger Prekop Attorneys 4 1 25.00 Slovakia
BBH 4 1 25.00 Slovakia
Beatow Partners 5 0 0.00 Slovakia
Bianchi, Malach, Tomanova 3 1 33.33 Slovakia
Bird & Bird 1 0 0.00 Slovakia
bnt attorneys-at-law 4 2 50.00 Slovakia
Brichta & Partners 3 1 33.33 Slovakia
Cechova & Partners 5 3 60.00 Slovakia
Cernejova and Hrbek 6 3 50.00 Slovakia
CHSH 2 0 0.00 Slovakia
CMS 1 0 0.00 Slovakia
Dentons 2 0 0.00 Slovakia
DLA Piper 1 1 100.00 Slovakia
Dvorak Hager & Partners 1 0 0.00 Slovakia
Eversheds 1 0 0.00 Slovakia
Glatzova & Co 1 0 0.00 Slovakia
Hamala Kluch Viglasky 3 0 0.00 Slovakia
Havel, Holasek & Partners 2 0 0.00 Slovakia
Havlat & Partners 7 2 28.57 Slovakia
Hillbridges 3 2 66.67 Slovakia
Kinstellar 2 0 0.00 Slovakia
PRK Partners 5 1 20.00 Slovakia
Schoenherr 1 0 0.00 Slovakia
Squire Sanders 3 2 66.67 Slovakia
Taylor Wessing 3 1 33.33 Slovakia
White & Case 4 1 25.00 Slovakia
Wolf Theiss 1 0 0.00 Slovakia
Avbreht, Zajc & Partners 9 4 44.44 Slovenia
CMS 6 2 33.33 Slovenia
FMMS FaSun, Melihen, MilaC, Strojan 4 0 0.00 Slovenia
ITEM 1 0 0.00 Slovenia
Jadek & Pensa 9 3 33.33 Slovenia
Law Firm KavCiC, Rogl in BraCun 3 0 0.00 Slovenia
Miro Senica and Attorneys 8 5 62.50 Slovenia
Odvetniki Selih & partnerji 6 4 66.67 Slovenia
Petosevic 1 1 100.00 Slovenia
Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & partnerji 9 0 0.00 Slovenia
Schoenherr 2 2 100.00 Slovenia
Wolf Theiss 1 0 0.00 Slovenia
Akol Avukatlik Burosu 5 4 80.00 Turkey
Allen & Overy 1 0 0.00 Turkey
ASC Law Office 4 0 0.00 Turkey
Baker Mckenzie 2 0 0.00 Turkey
Balcioglu Selcuk Akman Keki Law Firm 9 0 0.00 Turkey
Bezen & Partners 4 2 50.00 Turkey
caga & caga 4 1 25.00 Turkey
cakmak Avukatlk Burosu 3 1 33.33 Turkey
Cerrahoglu Law Firm 5 3 60.00 Turkey
Chadbourne & Parke 1 1 100.00 Turkey
Clifford Chance 3 1 33.33 Turkey
Cosar Avukatlik Burosu 4 3 75.00 Turkey
Dentons 1 0 0.00 Turkey
Ercin Bilgin Bektasoglu 4 2 50.00 Turkey
Gide 1 0 0.00 Turkey
Gur Law Firm 7 3 42.86 Turkey
Herguner Bilgen ozeke 12 6 50.00 Turkey
Kinstellar 3 1 33.33 Turkey
Mehmet Gun & Partners 10 5 50.00 Turkey
Moroglu Arseven 4 2 50.00 Turkey
Paksoy Attorneys at Law 5 1 20.00 Turkey
Pekin & Bayar Law Firm 8 3 37.50 Turkey
Pekin & Pekin 8 2 25.00 Turkey
Schoenherr (Turkoglu & celepci) 2 0 0.00 Turkey
Tellioglu Law Office 3 0 0.00 Turkey
Verdi Law Office 5 1 20.00 Turkey
White & Case 1 0 0.00 Turkey
Yarsuvat & Yarsuvat Law Firm 2 1 50.00 Turkey
Yegin Ciftci Attorney Partnership 2 1 50.00 Turkey
YukselKarkinKucuk Attorney Partnership 9 3 33.33 Turkey
Fedorova & Partners 4 2 50.00 Ukaine
Andriy Kravets & Partners Law Offices 2 0 0.00 Ukraine
Arzinger 9 2 22.22 Ukraine
Asters 13 4 30.77 Ukraine
Avellum Partners 3 0 0.00 Ukraine
Baker Mckenzie 10 3 30.00 Ukraine
Chadbourne & Parke 3 1 33.33 Ukraine
Clifford Chance 1 0 0.00 Ukraine
CMS 7 2 28.57 Ukraine
DLA Piper 9 6 66.67 Ukraine
Doubinsky & Osharova 7 3 42.86 Ukraine
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners 5 2 40.00 Ukraine
EnGarde 3 1 33.33 Ukraine
Gide 3 0 0.00 Ukraine
Grischenko & Partners 5 2 40.00 Ukraine
Ilyashev & Partners 3 0 0.00 Ukraine
KM Partners 3 0 0.00 Ukraine
Konnov & Sozanovsky 10 5 50.00 Ukraine
KPD Consulting 8 2 25.00 Ukraine
Lavrynovych & Partners 5 2 40.00 Ukraine
Magnusson 1 0 0.00 Ukraine
Petosevic 1 1 100.00 Ukraine
Sayenko Kharenko 7 1 14.29 Ukraine
Schoenherr 2 1 50.00 Ukraine
Squire Sanders 1 0 0.00 Ukraine
Taylor Wessing 1 1 100.00 Ukraine
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This article was originally published in the April 2014 Issue of CEE Legal Matters.

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