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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.

Successful English Law Summit in Nur-Sultan

17 April 2019

Following on from our successful English Law Summit last year, the Law Society in partnership with the Bar Council of England and Wales, organised a second English Law Summit in Nur-Sultan. Read all about it.

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English Law Day in Kyiv 2019

25 March 2019

Read about our successful conference in Kyiv, Ukraine.

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Successful English Law Summit in Nur-Sultan

17 April 2019

Following on from our successful English Law Summit last year, the Law Society in partnership with the Bar Council of England and Wales, organised a second English Law Summit in Nur-Sultan. Read all about it.

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English Law Day in Kyiv 2019

25 March 2019

Read about our successful conference in Kyiv, Ukraine.

Russian Law Week 2018: Legal dialogue without borders

15 March 2019

The Law Society partnered with a number of organisations to organise the fifth Russian Law Week conference in London from 12 to 14 November 2018.

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Kazakhstan in focus: the new Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) Court and International Arbitration Centre (IAC) - 4 March 2019

22 February 2019

The Law Society in partnership with the Bar Council, the AIFC Court and international arbitration centre is hosting an afternoon seminar with Lord Woolf, Chief Justice of AIFC Court and Barbara Dohmann QC, Chairman, International Arbitration Centre on 4 March 2019.

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Join us for English Law Summit 2019 in Kazakhstan

Following on from our successful English Law Summit last year, the Law Society in partnership with the Bar Council of England and Wales, are organising the second English Law Summit in Astana on 10 April 2019.

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English Law Day in Kyiv 2019 - Join us on 21 March

23 January 2019

The Law Society in partnership with the British Embassy in Kyiv and the Ukrainian ational Bar Association is organising the third English Law Forum in Kyiv on 21 March 2019. 

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Doing Legal Business in Kazakhstan - read more about our roundtable discussion

11 December 2017

The Law Society organised a breakfast roundtable with experts from the region and experienced practitioners to discuss opportunities for law firms and their clients.

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English Law Day Forum in Almaty 2017

5 April 2017

The Law Society in partnership with the Kazakhstan Bar Association and the British-Kazakh Law Assciation organised English Law Day in Almaty. Read more.

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The Ukrainian National Bar Association is a new observer member to the CCBE

5 December 2016

The Ukrainian Bar Association has been approved as the newest observer member to the CCBE at the CCBE plenary session on 2 December 2016. Find more information here: Ukrainian National Bar Association

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Russian Law Week 2016 - Establishing Bridges in Challenging times

18 November 2016

Read about topics and discussion during the three-day conference 

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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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