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The global process of digital transformation of various spheres of society is being carried out in all countries of the world, and especially on the African continent.  In the new geopolitical situation, African countries have become leaders in attracting investments, including Russian ones, which requires ensuring legal certainty of these relations. The transformation of most communication links into an electronic format has increased the importance and importance of such an institution as the notary office, which ensures legality and law and order. The article examines the positive experience of African countries in the development of digital notary and its impact on the administration of justice. In Nigeria, there has been a transformation not only of the judicial process, but also the process of becoming a digital notary is actively underway, which has solved certain problems related to the formation of an evidence base in litigation. The paper pays special attention to the transparency of legal proceedings, in the context of the relationship with the formation of a digital notary and presents ways to deepen these processes based on the experience of the BRICS countries.

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Doctor of Legal Science, Associate Professor, Professor of the Department of Civil Law and Procedure and International Private Law of the Law Institute, Patrice Lumumba Peoples' Friendship University of Russia., 6 Miklukho-Maklaya St., Moscow, 117198, Russian Federation.

Vladivostok State University, N.S.,Russian Federation, 690014, Far Eastern Federal District, Primorsky Krai, Vladivostok, Gogol str., 411

Graduate Student of the Department of Civil Law and Procedure and Private International Law, at the Law Institute of the People’s Friendship University of Russia, 6 Miklukho-Maklaya St., Moscow, Russian Federation, 1171982


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