Reform in the Legal Services Market

14.05.2013, Andrey M. Gorodissky
Reform in the Legal Services Market
In his article devoted to the anticipated large-scale reform in the legal services market in Russia Dr. Andrey Gorodissky discusses key aspects of the modernization of the current Law on Attorneys’ Activities and Advocacy in the Russian Federation and proposes amendments that should ensure legal preconditions for further development of national bar associations and advocacy and facilitate admittance to the bar . The author points out the necessity to have a full-fledged regulatory basis for new forms of bar associations, such as limited liability partnership and law firm.