Dmitrieva M., Dmitriev A., Bratchuk E. Transport associations: their place and role in the legal field

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Dmitrieva M. - lecturer at the law College of the Law Institute of the Russian University of Transport, legal adviser of the public procurement Department of the Institute of chemical physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Dmitriev A. - candidate of physical and mathematical sciences, associate professor of the department «Information and mathematical technologies and information law» of the Law Institute of the Russian University of Transport

Bratchuk E. - student of the Law Institute of the Russian University of Transport

Abstract. Professional associations are engaged in the protection of the private interests of representatives of a particular profession, as well as the public interests of a particular profession. Associations defend the interests of the profession, introduce standards and norms of behavior in the professional community, pursue their violators. The associations of transport lawyers are engaged in advising on legal issues in the transport sector in various branches of legislation, as the need for competent legal support of the transport component of the business increases. They assist in the preparation of claims, complaints, represent clients in court, help with the preparation of contracts and agreements. In General, we can say that they deal with legal issues and nuances in the transport sector. The article provides an overview of Russian and international professional associations of the transport industry. Associations of transport lawyers of North America (USA, Canada) and Europe (Holland, Croatia) are considered. The range of issues that they deal with, in which parts of the world are and prospects for their development.

Keywords: transport law; transport associations; Association of transport lawyers.


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