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New Opportunities for Reimbursement of Legal Costs

New Opportunities for Reimbursement of Legal Costs

On 21 January 2016 the Plenum of the Supreme Court of Russia approved Resolution No. 1 “On Certain Aspects of the Application of Laws on the Reimbursement of Costs Connected with Case Hearing”1.

We offer you a review of the most important items deicided by the said document.

1. Which costs connected with hearing of a case may be reimbursed?

It is allowed to claim reimbursement for the costs both arising in the course of court proceedings and connected with preparation of a legal action (expenses for the legalization of documents and notarial actions, performance of pretrial surveys) (par.2).

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