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Openness of the Bar: limits of the allowed


The Federal Chamber of Advocates of the Russian Federation and the Law Firm "YUST" invite to take part in the round table “Openness of the Bar: limits of the allowed” that will be held in the framework of the finals of the ”Right to Know” competition. Lawyers and journalists will discuss the topical issues of information security of advocates and their clients:

  • What information on the cases the advocates may disclose;
  • What liability they are subject to for offences;
  • How the advocates and journalists may cooperate within the framework of a journalist’s investigation.

The following persons are invited to take part in the discussion:

  • Yury Pilipenko, Managing Partner of the Law Firm "YUST", First Vice President of the Federal Chamber of Advocates;
  • Heinrich Padva, Advocate, Managing Partner of the Bureau “Padva and Partners”;
  • Elena Lvova, Advocate of the Firm, laureate of the Themis Award;
  • Olga Pleshanova, Editor-in-Chief of;
  • Oleg Efrosinin, Editor-in-Chief of the Russian Legal and Judicial Information (RAPSI);
  • Ivan Sleptsov, Editor-in-Chief of;
  • Alexander Krokhmaliuk, Spokesperson of the Federal Chamber of Advocates, Editor-in-Chief of the “Novaya Advokstskaya Gazeta (New Advocate’s Newspaper)”;
  • Polina Tsybko, Spokesperson of the Lawyers’ Association of Russia.

Date and time of the event: December 20 of 2012, 15:00.

Location: Moscow, Sivtsev Vrazhek Lane, 43, Federal Chamber of Advocates, Conference Hall, 6th floor.

Nearest subway stations: Smolenskaya (of the Arbatsko-Pokrovskaya Line) – 250 meters; Smolenskaya (of the Filevskaya Line) – 460 meters.

Mass media accreditation:

Through the Press Service of the Law Firm "YUST", telephone +7 903 795 89 67, E-mail samarina@YUST.RU

Contact person: Tatiana Samarina

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