March 11, 2024
RGD Holds Leading Position in the UAE Legal Market

In the past two years, Russian lawyers have followed their clients into the UAE market. The leading Russian legal media outlet,, have compiled a list of top Russian law firms operating in the Emirates. The study included 12 market segments, ranking companies according to six criteria: the number of projects in the UAE, their total cost, the number of lawyers working on these projects, client size, the presence of an office in the country, and the diversity of projects.

Rybalkin, Gortsunyan, Dyakin, and Partners (RGD) ranked first as the best legal firm in the UAE in four categories: Banking Law and Financing, Corporate Law / M&A, Dispute Resolution, and Private Capital. This shows that RGD is expanding and steadily strengthening its position in the international market.

“We are proud to have established ourselves as a leader in the UAE legal services market,” said Maria Blagovolina, Managing Partner and Head of White-Collar Practice, commenting on the study results. We are constantly growing and developing, responding promptly to the current demands and the needs of our clients anywhere in the world.”


Rybalkin, Gortsunyan, Dyakin and Partners (RGD), a leading law firm established in 2018, which combines a premier dispute resolution practice and a high-end corporate practice dedicated to complex projects and transactions.

From our offices in Moscow, Yerevan, Tashkent, Belgrade, Dubai, and Ras Al Khaimah we support clients from all over the world in their business dealings in our key practice areas involving Russia and CIS countries. In addition, our firm offers unparalleled expertise in foreign legal matters to Russian companies with significant international presence.

We are a cohesive team of seasoned professionals with a background in leading international law firms.


Our lawyers have worked on the largest corporate deals, investigations and disputes in the history of modern Russia and represented Russian companies in over 170 jurisdictions worldwide.

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