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.

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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.


Russian Law Week 2018: Legal Dialogue Без границ


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.

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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.


A tonne of BRICs – opportunities and challenges of doing legal business


It was Jim O’Neill, then Chief Economist at Goldman Sachs, who coined the term BRIC in 2001 to refer to the four largest emerging markets which were expected to grow faster than the developed countries and play an increasingly important role in the global economy. More than 15 years later ...

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