Senior partner Rustam Ilzhanov attended and spoke at the 2017 Europe-Caucasus-Asia Forum in London

Rustam Ilzhanov, Senior partner at Sayat Zholshy & Partners, was selected as a speaker for the Europe-Caucasus-Asia Forum, organized by the International Bar Association on September 7, 2017. 

This event, formerly named CIS Local Counsel, this year was held in London, UK, and attracted lawyers from around post-soviet area, Eastern Europe and Great Britain. The event is a linchpin between Europe and Asia, and for more than 10 years offers legal professionals from the region an opportunity to get to know each other, exchange ideas and discuss legal matters. Informal networking took place during coffee-breaks and dinner in the House of Lords of the Parliament.

Rustam Ilzhanov took part in the session devoted to managing law firms at global stage. He spoke about tackling intercultural challenges with reference to Kazakhstani legal market.

Other topics discussed at the Forum included:

- Role of the legal profession in building a corruption-free environment;

- Resolving construction disputes in the ECA region;

- Business online - new possibilities in e-commerce.