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.

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English Law Week in Russia: 10th Anniversary

2019-07-26T10:23:00+01:00

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

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Law Society’s Business Delegation Visit to Tashkent – October 2019

2019-06-20T08:51:00+01:00

The Law Society with support from the British Embassy in Tashkent is organising its first  English law day conference in Tashkent on 17 October 2019.

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Kyiv Arbitration Day 2019: Think Big

2019-05-21T09:10:00+01:00

The Ukrainian Bar Association is holding its ninth international arbitration conference on 13 September 2019.

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Tajikistan joins QLTS recognised jurisdictions

2019-07-24T13:50:00+01:00

Lawyers qualified in Tajikistan are now  eligible for the England and Wales Qualified Lawyer Transfer Scheme (QLTS) to become a solicitor, after the Solicitors Regulation Authority added the country to its list of recognised jurisdictions.

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Azerbaijan becomes a recognized QLTS jurisdiction

2019-06-24T13:08:00+01:00

The Solicitors Regulation Authority has added Azerbaijan to its list of recognised jurisdictions. Lawyers qualified in Azerbaijan will now be eligible for the Qualified Lawyer Transfer Scheme (QLTS) to become a solicitor in England and Wales.

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English Law Week in Russia: 10th Anniversary

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

linkedin in stream tall   uzbekistan 2636505 1280

Law Society’s Business Delegation Visit to Tashkent – October 2019

The Law Society with support from the British Embassy in Tashkent is organising its first  English law day conference in Tashkent on 17 October 2019.

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Russian Law Week 2018: Legal dialogue without borders

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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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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Kazakhstan in focus: the new Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) Court and International Arbitration Centre (IAC) - 4 March 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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Your contacts for this region are Chika Muorah and Eleanor Farrow

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International Policy Adviser: CIS

chika.muorah@lawsociety.org.uk

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International Policy Assistant: Europe and the CIS

eleanor.farrow@lawsociety.org.uk