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.
The Law Society in partnership with the Bar Council of England and Wales organised the fourth English Law Week event in Moscow and St Petersburg from 20 to 23 November 2017.
Interview with Ben Wells, Solicitor at Shepherd and Wetherburn
The Law Society in partnership with the Kazakhstan Bar Association and the British-Kazakh Law Assciation organised English Law Day in Almaty. Read more.
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 Partner in the International Arbitration Group at Osborne Clarke and head of the firm’s Russia and CIS Disputes practice, and the tradition of Russian Law Week.
We are organising a legal services inward trade mission from Central Asia on 4-6 October 2016.
The IBA Europe-Caucasus-Asia Forum will take place in London from 6 to 8 September 2017.