English Law Week is a fantastic opportunity for English legal practitioners to meet with Russian counterparts, to share expertise and develop international business relationships.

The Law Society in partnership with the Bar Council, the British Embassy in Moscow, 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, are organising the fifth annual English Law Week in Russia in November 2019.This year’s conference marks the 10th anniversary of our flagship English and Russian Law Weeks, and will be held in St Petersburg from 11 - 12 November and in Moscow from 13 - 14 November. 

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English Law Week 2019 session topics: 

  • Recent developments in the UK
  • Trends in personal and corporate structuring
  • Update on Russian cases in England
  • Oxford union debate
  • Case Study of a Russian/ CIS cases in England involving third party funding
  • Sanctions
  • International arbitration

Sponsorship Opportunity 

English Law Week provides sponsors with access to legal practitioners and academics from Russia, the UK and the CIS region, who are looking to explore and understand the latest developments in English Law. As well as providing a key networking platform, the conference also offers any potential sponsor a range of promotional tools. If you are interested in sponsoring, please email IntlEvents@BarCouncil.org.uk

10th Anniversary Gala Dinner

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the friendships, legal links and business between the two countries, The Bar Council and Law Society, in conjunction with its partners, will be organising a special celebratory gala dinner in addition to the conference on 14 November in Moscow. To purchase a ticket for the dinner please register with the Bar Council here

To register for St Petersburg or Moscow 2019 please RSVP with your name, job title and company details to Daria.Gromova@fco.gov.uk.


The English-Russian week certainly stands out among other legal conferences and summits. This event is full of happenings, meetings, useful contacts and the latest information. It is worth every hour spent. I recommend it, it will be interesting.” – V.Zabrodin, Managing Partner, Capital Legal Services

The event was informative, relevant, thought-provocative, thoroughly enjoyable, incredibly well organised and well attended.” -  Russian Law Week 2018 delegate 

Congratulations on a well-planned and well-executed English Law Week in Moscow– all sessions were well attended. I thought the event was a great success.” – English Law Week 2018 speaker.

Associate Sponsors

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Gala Dinner Sponsors


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Session Sponsors

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