If you are a LAWYER or you have LEGAL BACKGROUND – DO NOT MISS THIS DAY! You will also gain you CPD points by attending this event!
We are delighted to present this legal Focus day organised jointly with the British-Russian Law Association. Leading solicitors and barristers with unique experience in resolution of Russia/CIS related disputes will present their insights during this day.
Focus day includes many hot topics!
Focus day agenda:
08:30 Registration and refreshments
09:30 Start of the Focus Day
09:30 Choosing between litigation and arbitration for your client’s contracts
10.15 Multi-jurisdictional disputes – common challenges and how to deal with them (Panel Debate + Case Study)
11.00 Coffee Break
11.30 "Lifting the corporate veil” - and other ways of suing ‘the right defendant’: In a commercial context
12:15 “Lifting the corporate veil” in divorce proceedings (and other divorce related issues)
14:15 Fraudulent trustees, fiduciaries and their accessories: what are your client’s options?
15:00 Protecting your client’s assets through injunctive relief
15:45 Coffee Break
16:15 Enforcing English Judgements and Arbitral Awards in the CIS and relevant offshore jurisdictions: and update on current practice (Panel Debate + Case Study)
17:00 WELCOME DRINKS RECEPTION and networking
Rupert D’Cruz, Barrister, Littleton Chambers, Secretary of the British-Russian Law Association and Bar Council’s representative for Russia
Mark Hastings, Partner, Addleshaw Goddard (who represented Mr Berezovsky in his claim against Mr Abramovich)
Nicholas Scott, Partner, Memery Chrystal
Chris Katsivelis, Solicitor, Withers
Tatiana Menshenina, Of Counsel, Co-founder of CIS practice, Simmons & Simmons
Karel Daele, Partner, Mishcon de Reya
Varvara Knutova, Head of Dispute Resolution, Pepeliaev Group