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Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)

Welcome to our CIS section. Here you will find links to the latest regional legal headlines and up and coming events, plus detailed information on the jurisdictions we are currently active in.

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English Law Week 2017: The Law - a noble profession or just business?

19 October 2017

The Law Society in partnership with the Bar Council of England and Wales is organising the fourth English Law Week event in Moscow and St Petersburg  from 20 to 23 November 2017.

The Law Society's reception with Kazakh judges of the Kazakhstan judicial training programme

9 June 2017

Read our blog on the networking reception held for 14 Kazakh judges on 5th June 2017. 

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moscow and st petersburg

English Law Week 2017: The Law - a noble profession or just business?

19 October 2017

The Law Society in partnership with the Bar Council of England and Wales is organising the fourth English Law Week event in Moscow and St Petersburg  from 20 to 23 November 2017.

The Law Society signs an MoU with the Advocatura of the Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan Bar Association)

3 October 2017

On 1 October, the Law Society hosted a delegation from Kyrgyzstan to formalise our cooperation with the Advocatura of the Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan Bar Association).

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Interview: Legal business in the CIS region

6 September 2017

Interview with Ben Wells, Solicitor at Shepherd and Wetherburn 

The Law Society's reception with Kazakh judges of the Kazakhstan judicial training programme

9 June 2017

Read our blog on the networking reception held for 14 Kazakh judges on 5th June 2017. 

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Attend the IBA Europe-Caucasus-Asia (ECA) Forum 2017

The IBA Europe-Caucasus-Asia Forum will take place in London from 6 to 8 September 2017. 

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    Legal life in... Ukraine

    Graham Conlon, Managing Partner (Ukraine), CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP , and CEE/CIS Co-Head of Private Equity shares his views about legal business in Ukraine

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    Legal Life in... Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan

    Interview with Denis Bagrov and Zhanyl Abdurakhmanova from Centil Law Firm .

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    Legal life in... Russia

    Sergei Grachev, founder and Managing Partner of MGAP Attorneys at Law , shares his views on legal life in Russia

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    Legal life in... Kazakhstan

    Andrey Artyushenko, Managing Partner at Artyushenko & Partners, shares his views on the legal business in Kazakhstan.

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    Legal life in... Kazakhstan

    Dinara Jarmukhanova, Partner and Head of Kazakhstan Practice of Colibri Law Firm, share her views on legal life in Kazakhstan.

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    Legal life in... Belarus

    Dimitry Arkhipenko, Managing partner of REVERA, shares his views on legal life in Minsk.

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    Legal life in... Azerbaijan

    Ismail Askerov, Partner at MGB Law Offices, shares his views about legal life in Azerbaijan.

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    Legal life in... Kazakhstan

    Interview with Tair Nazkhanov, Managing partner at ‘Nazkhanov and Partners’

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    Legal life in... Azerbaijan

    Ravan Maharramov, a qualified lawyer from Azerbaijan working at Withers LLP in London, discusses the current business landscape in Azerbaijan and the opportunities for UK firms in the market.

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    Legal life in… Baku

    Ilgar Mehti, Managing Partner at Ekvita LLC, shares his views about his legal life in Azerbaijan.

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