The Russian Federation is a federal semi-presidential republic. It is the 11th largest economy in the world. It comprises 85 "subjects of the federation" grouped into seven federal districts which are administered by a Presidential appointee. Russia has a developing legal services market with Moscow at its centre.
From 12 to 14 November, the Law Society and the Bar Council of England and Wales in partnership with the Russian Federal Chamber of Lawyers, the Moscow Chamber of Advocates, the St Petersburg Chamber of Advocates, the Anglo-Russian Law Association, and the British Russian Law Association organised the fifth Russian Law Week conference in London.
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.
Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit. Oliver Napoleon Hill, an American Writer (1883-1970)
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
Following the success of the fourth Russian Law Week conference in London and English Law Week 2017 in Moscow and St Petersburg, the Law Society and the Bar Council are organising the fifth Russian Law Week conference in London from 12 to 14 November 2018.