Regulation Directory project - Russia

Legal Jurisdictions


Lawyer Title(s)

a?????? (Advocate)

Regulator(s) of Admission

The status of a Russian advocate may be granted by the special qualification commission of each regional Chamber of Advocates. Ministry of Justice issues the practicing certificates.


Regulator(s) of Practice

Federal Chamber of Lawyers of the Russian Federation


Disciplinary Authorities

Councils of the regional Chambers of Lawyers and Qualifications Commissions of the regional Chambers


Other Bodies involved in Regulation of the Legal Profession

Ministry of Justice



Primary Legislative Source

The principal regulation for advocates is the Federal Law "On Advocates’ Activities and Advocacy in the Russian Federation" of 31 May 2002