II All-Ukrainian Conference on Criminal Law & Procedure

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09:00 – 18:00
Radisson Blu Hotel Kyiv

II All-Ukrainian Conference on Criminal Law & Procedure

Ukrainian Bar Association has the pleasure of holding II All-Ukrainian Conference on Criminal Law & Procedure to be held on 13 November 2015, Radisson Blu Hotel Kyiv.

The event was launched last year and it has been very well received by public. The conference has immediately become an effective platform for building up a fruitful dialogue and exchange of views between the various parties to criminal process - lawyers, prosecutors and judges.

This year the discussion will continue and cover a number of topical issues of criminal law and procedure and related developments. Reform of the police and the prosecution, amendments to relevant legislation and summary of the year of changes – these are the main cornerstones of the conference.

On the other hand, attorneys who represent clients in criminal proceedings - both businesses and individuals – will join to share their effective tools and successful strategies in court and during pre-trial investigation.


08:30 – 09:00

Registration. Morning Coffee.

09:00 – 09:20

Conference Opening. Welcoming remarks.

Denys Bugay, President of the Ukrainian Bar Association

Yevgen Solodko, Head of the UBA Criminal Law Committee

Vitaliy Serdyuk, Partner, Head of the Criminal Law Department at AVER LEX

Session 1. 09:20 – 11:00

Reform of the police and its projected impact on the law enforcement

Moderator - Sergei Grebenyuk, Council at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine

09:20 – 09:45

David Sakvarelidze,the Deputy Prosecutor General of Ukraine – prosecutor of Odessa Region

Reform of prosecution. What has been done and what else is on agenda.

09:45 – 10:10

Stanislav Kravchenko, Deputy Chairman of the Higher Specialized Court of Ukraine for Civil and Criminal Cases

Criminal process: the challenges of criminal justice reform

10:10 – 10:35

Valeriya Lutkovska, Ukraine Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights

Violations of human rights in criminal proceedings

10:35 – 11:00

Q&A Session

11:00 – 11:25

Coffee Break

Session 2. 11:25 – 13:00

Defence in court: strategy, tactics instruments

Moderator - Olga ProsyanukManaging Partner at AVER LEX

11:25 – 11:45

Victoriya Mitko, Head of Department on quality assurance of legal assistance and training of attorneys at Coordination Centre for Legal Aid

Analysis of acquittals based on information collected by Secondary Legal Aid

11:45 – 12:05

Olesya Batrin, Judge of Pechersk Kyiv District Court

Attorney’s work in the eyes of an investigating judge – what do we do wrong?

12:05 – 12:25

Igor Fomin,Managing Partnerat Fomin&Partners

Attorney’s strategy: detailed plan or ad hoc actions? 

12:25 – 12:45

Yevgen Solodko, Head at Solodko & Partners

Use of investigative instruments in the attorney’s work. Means of evidence legalization.

12:45 – 13:00

Q&A Session

Lunch 13:00 – 14:00

Session 3. 14:00 – 16.00

Attorney: pawnorqueenat a chessboard of criminal process?

Moderator – Tetyana Lysovets, Attorney, Senior Partner at Sokolovsky & Partners

14:00 – 14:20

Yevgen Grushovets,Head of Attoreney’s Bureau of Yevgen Grushovets   

Difficulties in working with victims

14:20 – 14:40

Vasyl Volga, public activist

Clients’ expectations from attorney’s services

14:40 – 15:00

Kateryna Gupalo, council at Arzinger

Entrapment – is there any defence?   

15:00 – 15:20

Denys Bugay, UBA President, Partner at VB PARTNERS

Procedural rights and guarantees of attorneys 

15:20 – 15:40

Rytis Jokubauskas, expert of the EU project “Support for Justice Reforms in Ukraine”

Criminal proceedings against attorney: International experience

15:40 – 16:00

Q&A Session

16:00 – 16:25

Coffee Break


16:25 – 16:40

Volodymyr Sushchenko, associate professor of the National University of "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy"  

Report “Human Rights: behind closed doors”

Session 4. 16:40 – 18.00

Special or specific issues of criminal law and procedure

16:40 – 17:00

AlexVolcic, Head of Kroll, SIC

The detection and return of stolen assets. Working with foreign detectives

17:00 – 17:20

Vitaliy Pogosyan, Attorney,  Partner at Poghosyan, Tomchuk & Partners, founder of the NGO “Human Rights Group SICH”

War crimes

17:20 – 17:40

Vitaliy Serdyuk, Partner, Head of the Criminal Law Department at AVER LEX

Protection of public figures in criminal cases

17:40 – 18:00

Q&A Session

18:00 – 20:00

Evening Reception

For more information please contact the UBA Secretariat at: +380 (44) 492-88-48, e-mail: events@uba.ua. Contact person – Viktoriya Krasnova.

Partnership opportunities
Матеріали доповідачів

Сергій Гребенюк, радник ЮБ «Єгоров, Пугінскій, Афанасьєв і партнери» Україна

Участь юридичної спільноти в реформі кримінальної юстиції

Олександр Шадрін, керуючий партнер АО «Тихоненков, Надоля, Шадрін та Соратники»

Виправдувальні вироки існують!

Олеся Батрин, суддя Печерського районного суду м. Києва

Робота адвоката очима слідчого судді – що ми робимо неправильно?

Євген Грушовець, керівник Адвокатського бюро Євгена Грушовця

Складнощі роботи з потерпілими

Катерина Гупало, радник АО Arzinger

Провокація злочину – чи реально захистити?

Денис Бугай, Президент АПУ, адвокат, партнер VB PARTNERS

Процесуальні права і гарантії адвокатської діяльності

Ритіс Йокубаускас, експерт Проекту ЄС «Підтримка реформ у сфері юстиції в Україні»

Кримінальні провадження відносно адвоката: міжнародний досвід

Володимир Сущенко, к.ю.н, доцент, виконавчий директор Центру з дослідження проблем верховенства права Національного університету «Києво-Могилянська Академія» 

Презентація Звіту за результатами дослідження  дотримання прав особи, затриманої за підозрою у вчиненні злочину

Алекс Волчич, керівник компанії Kroll в СНД

Розшук і повернення викрадених активів. Робота з іноземними детективами

Віталій Сердюк, партнер, керівник кримінально-правового департаменту АО AVER LEX

Особливості захисту публічних осіб в кримінальних справах


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