Kocian Solc Balastik is reporting that, at the International Bar Association conference in Washington, firm Founding Partner Martin Solc has been elected President of the IBA — making him the first Central European ever elected to the global organization’s highest post. His new role will take effect on January 1, 2017.
Members of the Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA) have re-elected ENGARDE Managing Partner Irina Nazarova Chair of the association’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee. The election was held by electronic ballot. Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine Associate Oleksandr Volkov was appointed the committee’s Deputy Chair.
Filip Melzer, Petr Tegl, and Milan Hulmak, three Of Counsels from Havel, Holasek & Partners, were appointed by the Slovak Minister of Justice, Tomas Borec, to the country’s Committee for the Recodification of Private Law. As part of the Committee, they will assist in preparing the new Slovakian Civil Code.
The Ukrainian Engarde law firm has announced that Partner Irina Nazarova has been re-elected to chair of the Ukrainian Bar Association's Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee. Oleksandr Volkov, an attorney at Egorov Puginskiy Afanasiev & Partners in Ukraine, was elected Deputy Chair of the Committee.