English Law Week - Russia 2019

11-12 November in St Petersburg, 13-14 November in Moscow



St. Petersburg Programme

Moscow Programme 

The Bar Council and the Law Society 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, are organising the fifth English Law Week in Moscow and St Petersburg from 11 to 14 November 2019. 

This year's English Law Week marks the 10th anniversary of our English and Russian Law Weeks. To mark this milestone, a special programme has been organised - please see below for further details.

The conference will include high-profile panel discussions chaired by well known legal experts focusing on the following areas:

  • Updates on recent developments in the UK
  • Recent trends in personal and corporate structuring (approach from a compliance angle)
  • Update on Russian cases in England
  • A case study of Russian/CIS cases in England involving third-party funding
  • Sanctions
  • International arbitration

To register your interest in participating in this event, please email Daria.gromova@fco.gov.uk.

Barrister speaking opportunities

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

If you are a barrister and are interested in speaking, please email the application form along with your CV to IntlEvents@BarCouncil.org.uk by Thursday 8 August 2019.

Sponsorship opportunity

English Law Week provides sponsors with access to legal practitioners and academics from Russia, the UK and other CIS region, who are looking to explore and understand the latest developments in English Law. 

As well as providing a key platform to network with both UK and Russian practitioners, the conference also offers any potential sponsors a range of promotional tools. If you are interested in sponsoring, please email IntlEvents@BarCouncil.org.uk


10th anniversary celebrations

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 their partners, will be organising a special gala celebration in addition to the conference on 14th November in Moscow. Tickets for this event can be booked below.

Book your tickets to the gala celebration


"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.  Org Partners