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29.11.2019

‘Lawyer of the Year’ Award Ceremony to Be Held on 3 December 2019

Official events dedicated to Lawyer’s Day will be held on 3 December in the Zaryadye Concert Hall with the informational support of the Roscongress Foundation. The festive programme includes the Third Russian Legal Dictation as well as the ‘Lawyer of the Year’ Award Ceremony. The event will be organized by the Association of Lawyers of Russia.

The official opening ceremony of the Third Russian Legal Dictation will be attended by: Chairman of the Board of the Association of Lawyers of Russia Vladimir Gruzdev, First Deputy Chairman of the Russian Federation Council Nikolay Fedorov, Russian Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Director of the Federal Service for State Registration, Cadastre and Cartography Victoria Abramchenko, Roscongress Foundation CEO and Chairman of the Board Alexander Stuglev, Kutafin Moscow State Law University Viktor Blazheyev, Rossiyskaya Gazeta General Director Pavel Negoitsa, and First Deputy Prime Minister of the Government of the Republic of Bashkortostan Andrey Nazarov.

A campaign will be held in Moscow and Russia’s regions from 3–10 December in an effort to enhance the level of legal culture and motivate the country’s residents to study legal disciplines. Participants in the Dictation will have to answer 40 core questions in an hour.

«Three years ago, the Roscongress Foundation and the Association of Lawyers of Russia signed a cooperation agreement. Over this period, tripartite agreements have been signed with the Leningrad, Kaliningrad, Kirov, Murmansk, Novgorod, Penza, Pskov, Rostov, Ryazan, Samara, Saratov, Sverdlovsk, Tver, Tomsk, and Chelyabinsk Regions, the Nenets Autonomous District, and the Adygea, Altai, Buryatia, Karachay-Cherkessia, Crimea, and Khakassia Republics. Along with the Association, we are holding events in the regions that aim to expand investment opportunities, develop the export potential of the constituent entities, and support their socially significant projects», Stuglev said.

The evening will continue with the presentation of the ‘Lawyer of the Year’ award. The longstanding award is presented to experts who have made a significant contribution to the formation of a state governed by the rule of law, the strengthening of law and order, the protection of the rights and legitimate interests of citizens as well as the development of Russian legal sciences. The prestigious award recognizes the merits of highly qualified lawyers to society and the state.

Stuglev will present the award to the winner of the ‘Development of Legislation’ category as an honorary guest.

Prominent Russian lawyers will present their books on Lawyer’s Day. The authors include Pavel Krasheninnikov, Alexander Savenkov, Alexander Fedorov, and Viktoria Romanova. In addition, a number of cooperation agreements will be signed.

Accreditation for Lawyer’s Day 2019 can be obtained by 15:00 on 2 December by email at press@alrf.ru. Details are available on the website of the Association of Lawyers of Russia.

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