On June 8, 2020, an online contact and cooperation exchange on the topic “Legal services” between Belarusian, Russian and Belgian business circles took place on the electronic website of the
XXI International Exhibition “Spring in Gomel”.
The negotiations were attended by: the head of the representative office of the Belgian law firm “Van Hoorebeke Advocaten” – the representative of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Belgium Jeroom Joos, from the Russian side – lawyer Roman Mednikov, Belarusian lawyers and law firms.
During the meeting were reached agreements on the possibility of supporting clients of Belarusian law firms in the Russian legal field (assistance in the acquisition of real estate and land plots, out-of-court settlement of disputes, representation in arbitration courts and courts of general jurisdiction, disputes with banks and customs, bankruptcy, subsidiary liability, enforcement of court decisions, recovery of harm, damage and lost profit).
It was also noted that during the current epidemiological situation in the Russian Federation and in the Republic of Belarus, court hearings are held remotely, which makes it possible to expand the client base of law firms. Moreover head of the representative office of the Belgian law firm “Van Hoorebeke Advocaten” – the representative of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Belgium Jeroom Joos expressed readiness in cooperation on issues of legal support to clients of participating companies in Europe.