UBA Member Elected Chair of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine

2018-02-21

KYIV - February 21, 2018. A member and one of the founders of the Ukrainian Bar Association Stanislav Shevchuk, was elected Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine!

Before the election to the position of the Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine, Stanislav Shevchuk served as a scientific advisor to a judge of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine, headed the Center for European and Comparative Law at the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, lectured at the Department of General Theoretical and State Law Sciences of the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (Professor), worked as a judge of the European Court of Human Rights ad hoc from Ukraine.

In March 2014, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine appointed him a judge of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine.

Stanislav Shevchuk is a member of the scientific advisory councils of the Supreme Court of Ukraine and the Supreme Administrative Court of Ukraine, and is also a member of the Scientific and Methodological Council of the National School of Judges of Ukraine.

He has significant international experience, including as a legal expert of the UN Mission in the Republic of Tajikistan, the World Bank and the OSCE Project Coordinator in Ukraine. He conducted research and internship at the University of Duke (USA), University of Chicago (USA), University of Birmingham (United Kingdom), University of Lüne (Belgium) on Comparative Constitutional Law, International and European Law, Human Rights and Philosophy of Law. He trained in European integration and human rights in the Lord Chancellor's department and at the United Kingdom representative office at the European Court of Human Rights.

The Ukrainian Bar Association extends its congratulations to Stanislav Shevhuk on his election to a high position. We wish him strength and inspiration to fulfill the functions assigned to him, to pursue the goals in a fundamental and persistent manner, meet support of his views and beliefs, to work effectively on the establishment of the rule of law and to receive satisfaction with the results achieved.

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