Monitoring of compliance with professional ethics by attorneys in arbitration

The aim of the Working group is the analysis of compliance by attorneys with the norms of professional ethics when participating in arbitration proceedings.

Cooperation with the Russian Federal Chamber of Lawyers on developing standards for the conduct of attorneys in arbitration proceedings, detecting of professional ethic rules’ violations and imposing possible sanctions. The analysis of foreign legislation and court practice related to this issue.

Making proposals for improving Russian legislation governing potential professional ethics rules’ violations by attorneys at law and, in the future, by counsel who do not have bar admission.

Action Plan:
1. Formation of the Working Group (5-7 people);
2. Meetings of the Working group once a month;
3. Making recommendations as necessary;
4. Preparation of an annual report once a year. 

Coordinator of the Working Group: Andrey Korelsky, Managing Partner, “Korelsky, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners” (KIAP).

Members of the Working Group: 

Artem Dudko, Partner, Osborne Clark LLP (London) 

Alexander Dolya, Managing Partner, Burlingtons Law Firm 

Alexandre Khrapoutski, Partner, Lex Torre Law Offices 

Valeria Teslina, Program Coordinator of the Arbitration Association

Victoria Gladysheva, Program Coordinator of the Arbitration Association

Daria Sachno (London) 

Sergey Treschev, Managing Partner, Squire Patton Boggs Moscow LLC