St. Petersburg International Legal Forum Invites Lawyers from around the World, June 18-21, 2014

ST PETERSBURG, April 29, 2014/PRNewswire/ —

On June 18-21, 2014 St. Petersburg will host the key event for the Russian and international legal community, IV St. Petersburg International Legal Forum.

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This year, the Plenary Session will convene under the topic “The Concept of Rule of Law in Legal Systems: Key Takeaways and Future Prospects”. The Forum business programme is structured around ten tracks and will include more than 50 discussions in the form of panel sessions and roundtables involving lawyers, politicians, business leaders and representatives of cultural institutions from around the world:

  • International Law/ Rule of Law,
  • Corporate Practice/ Compliance,
  • Standards of Legal Profession/ Law Practice Management,
  • Litigation and Arbitration Practice,
  • Finance/ Investments,
  • Competition/ Trade,
  • Smart Society,
  • Environment/ Resources,
  • Private Law,
  • Cultural Heritage.

The Forum offers exclusive opportunities for discussing major legal, economic, and social changes, building new business contacts, exchanging experiences and best practices with colleagues from different countries, acquiring useful information from distinguished experts and opinion leaders, and forecasting future legal trends.

The programme also features a number of satellite events, including industry breakfasts, business lunches, conferences organized by partners of the Forum and award ceremonies.

The social programme comprises various tours and excursions, gala dinners, and performances in the best theatres.

The Forum will be held in the magnificent attractions of St. Petersburg – the new stage of the Mariinsky theatre and the Eastern Wing of the General Staff Building, owned by the State Hermitage Museum.

Registration, current list of participants and description of the sessions are available at The Forum was established in 2011 by the Ministry of Justice and is supported by the President of the Russian Federation. In 2013 over 2500 delegates from 63 countries took part in 56 discussion sessions. Users from more than 50 countries and 200 cities followed the event on the Internet while the audience reach in social networks comprised more than 500 000 people.

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