Foreign lawyers to undergo registration with Russian Justice Ministry
MOSCOW, April 6 (RAPSI) - Russia's Justice Ministry will be authorized to run a registry of foreign lawyers practising on the territory of the country, according to a presidential decree published on the official legal information website on Monday.
Foreign lawyers practising in Russia will have to obtain registration certificates, Sergei Gorbachyov, managing partner of Legis Group, said.
“This is required to verify their credential,” Gorbachyov said. He added that the initiative is reasonable and well timed.