On the eve of the celebration of the lawyer's day, the Kazan City hall hosted the ceremony of awarding the All-Russian legal prize named G.F. Shershenevich, the legal prize of the Republic of Tatarstan "Lawyer of the Year", state awards of the Republic of Tatarstan, Diplomas and Commendations.
The ceremony was opened by the Minister of Justice of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustem Zagidullin, voicing the welcoming speech of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Nurgalievich Minnikhanov to the participants of the event, and also congratulated colleagues on the upcoming Lawyer's Day and presented them with state awards and Gratitude of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan.
The Gabriel Shershenevich Award was presented by the executive secretary of the association of lawyers of Russia, head of the FAA "Main Directorate of State Expertise" Igor Evgenievich Manylov. Its holders were Vice-Chairman of the UN committee on economic, social and cultural rights, head of the department of international law of the peoples' friendship university of Russia, professor of the Moscow state institute of international relations of the Ministry of foreign affairs of the Russian Federation Abashidze Aslan Huseynovich, Professor of the Saratov State law academy Lopashenko Natalia Aleksandrovna.
Also during the event, the guests of honor presented the legal prize of the Republic of Tatarstan "Lawyer of the Year" 2021 in various nominations.
The awards are awarded annually for merits in the field of jurisprudence, are an indicator of many years of conscientious work and high achievements in professional activity.