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Belarus

Belarus is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe with a population of about 9.49 million people and total land of 207,600 km². The GDP in 2014 was USD 166.537bn (source: World Bank). The country’s capital is Minsk. The official languages are Belarusian and Russian and the most common languages for business are Russian, English and German.

The Republic of Belarus is a unitary state. It became independent after the liquidation of the USSR in 1991. The Constitution was adopted in March 15, 1994.

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How to practise in Belarus

18 March 2016

Find our all you need to know about practising in Belarus.

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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.

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Interview: Legal business in the CIS region

6 September 2017

Interview with Ben Wells, Solicitor at Shepherd and Wetherburn 

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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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Russian Law Week 2016: The Newest Tradition for English and Russian Lawyers

26 September 2016

Russian Law Week provides a unique opportunity to English solicitors and barristers to obtain a true insight and to get answers from top professionals to all the questions about Russian law that they always wanted to ask. Read about the views and experiences of Artem Doudko, a solicitor-advocate in the London Dispute Resolution Practice at White & Case LLP, and the tradition of Russian Law Week.

Central Asia Legal Services inward visit to London - opportunities for UK law firms

26 April 2016

We are organising a legal services inward trade mission from Central Asia on 4-6 October 2016.

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

9 February 2016

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

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Legal life in... Belarus

15 March 2016

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

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Your contacts for this region are Chika Muorah

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International Policy Adviser: CIS

chika.muorah@lawsociety.org.uk

Katharina Kirchberger

International Policy Assistant: Europe and CIS

katharina.kirchberger@lawsociety.org.uk