The Belarusian Republican Union of Lawyers is a union of citizens, founded on the principle of voluntary participation, independence, justice, transparency. The main purpose of the Belarusian Republican Union of Lawyers is coordinating efforts to facilitate the process of formation of the rule of law in Belarus and the development of a Civil society based on the rule of law, patriotism and moral values. The Belarusian Republican Union of Lawyers cooperates with foreign and international governmental and non-governmental organizations, is involved in foreign and international educational, scientific and cultural projects, participates in the legislative process, organizes the development of non-court settlement of conflicts. The Belarusian Republican Union of Lawyers supports annual Republican Students Legal Competition, organises lectures for legal practitioners at Belarusian universities, retrains lawyers (incl. matters of mediation).