APEC economy: Russian Federation; Jurisdiction: Russia

As of 15 July 2009, no response to the Questionnaire had been received from Russia.

Further information may be available through the Federal Chamber of Lawyers of the Russian Federation: advpalata@mail.ru.

Private sector correspondents reported that, in Russia, these are licensing requirements only for advocates. A lawyer obtains an advocate's status after passing a professional examination in a chamber of advocates subject of the Russian Federation.