Konnov & Sozanovsky participated in the semi-annual conference convened by First Law International


On May 20-22 members of the international legal network First Law International (FLI) called the traditional conference in Prague, Czech Republic.

Konnov & Sozanovsky, an exclusive FLI member from Ukraine, participated in the conference during which network’s further developments were discussed as well as issues of attracting of new members to the network; maintenance of innovative ways of cooperation among members of FLI to provide better legal services for clients worldwide.

Within the framework of First Law International conference and under the support of Ukrainian Bar Association, Kinstellar (Prague) and Konnov & Sozanovsky (Kiev) law firms roundtable on the topic Attorney under labor recruitment: how it works? was held.

At the round table, carried with participation of Ukrainian and Czech law firms, the issues on attorney’s work under an employment contract in the Czech Republic as well as the process of such hiring and attorney’s provision with professional rights and independence were highlighted.

Konnov & Sozanovsky was represented by Senior partner Sergei Konnov along with firms Managing partner Alexey Ivanov.

In particular, summarizing the Czech firms speeches, Sergei Konnov noted that "the practice of our Czech colleagues do point out that the full usage of the labor employment institute by attorney’s associations is only possible while the joint resolving of the other issues such as taxation and professional responsibility is provided. Otherwise, the actual employment relationships between the attorney and the attorney's association will be "shielded" by other contractual constructions", - Mr Konnov said.