Managing Partner Vitaliy Vodolazkin Made a Speech at the Plenary Session of the 10th Annual IBA Law Firm Management Conference

On 2 December 2016, the Moscow Marriott Hotel Novy Arbat hosted the 10thAnnual IBA Law Firm Management Conference presented by the IBA Law Firm Management Committee and supported by the IBA European Regional Forum.

Managing Partner Vitaliy Vodolazkin made a speech at the plenary session “The lessons we have learned in Law Firm Management within last 10 years”.

In his speech Vitaliy gave an overview of developments in the Kazakhstan legal services market over the last 10 years and raised issues of operational difficulties of international and national law firms, legal profession regulation, volume of legal services market and other concerns of the developing Kazakhstan legal services market.

The panel discussion was actively supported by Vassiliy Rudomino, a senior partner of ALRUD, Dimitry Afanasiev, the Chairman and co-founding partner of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, Brian Zimbler, the managing partner of Morgan Lewis, and other participants who shared their knowledge of the recent developments in the Russian and other legal services markets.

The Annual Law Firm Management conference offers a unique and unrivalled platform that unites law firms the world over in discussing issues faced by the legal business.  This conference also allows key decision makers to meet, network and exchange experience.  This year the Conference was attended by more than 180 professional lawyers.