LexisNexis

Regulation Directory project - Russia

Legal Jurisdictions

Russia

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.

Contact/URL

http://www.fparf.ru    

Regulator(s) of Practice

Federal Chamber of Lawyers of the Russian Federation

Contact/URL

http://www.fparf.ru

Disciplinary Authorities

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

Contact/URL

http://www.fparf.ru

Other Bodies involved in Regulation of the Legal Profession

Ministry of Justice

Contact/URL

http://government.ru/en/department/99/events/

 

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