ІХ Annual Legal Forum “Development of Legal Services Market in Ukraine – 2013”

ІХ Annual Legal Forum “Development of Legal Services Market in Ukraine – 2013”

22 February 2013

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IХ Annual Legal Forum

Development of Legal Services Market in Ukraine

22 February2013


InterContinental Kyiv, 2A Velyka Zhytomyrska street, Kyiv


Ukrainian Bar Association has the pleasure to invite you to participate in the key event for legal business managers, counsels and business development experts - Annual Legal Forum Development of Legal Services Market in Ukraine to be heldon 22 February 2013 in InterContinental Kyiv, Ukraine.


08:30 – 09:00

Registration. Morning Coffee

09:00 – 09:20

Forum Opening

Session 1
09:20 – 11:00

What to expect in 2013? Which developments of the past year will influence the legal services market of Ukraine?

Moderator – Oleg Makarov, Managing Partner, Vasyl Kisil & Partners

09:20 – 09:40

Serhii Sviriba ,

Managing Partner, Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners in Ukraine

Cold waters of the legal business. When will the Gulf Stream warm us?

09:40 – 10:00

Valentyn Zagariya, Chair of the Highest Qualification and Disciplinary Bar Commission, Managing Partner at Spenser & Kauffmann

First six month of the Law of Ukriane "On the Bar and Legal Profession": status quo and quo vadis?

10:00 – 10:20

Sergiy Koziakov, Partner, Sergii Koziakov & Partners

Foreign-policy consequences of the court system reform and its market influence

10:20 – 10:40

Pavlo Sheremeta, President of the Kyiv School of Economics (KSE)

Ukraine: in pursuit of the Blue Ocean

10:40 – 11:00


11:00 – 11:20

Coffee break

11:20 – 13:00

Should you fail to take care of your clients, someone else will do your job

Moderator – Sergei Konnov, Senior Partner, Konnov & Sozanovsky

11:20 – 11:40

Timur Bondarev, Managing Partner, Arzinger Ethical hazards of competition at the legal market

11:40 – 12:00

Oleksiy Didkovskiy, 

Managing Partner, Asters

To die for! Are there things beyong this borderline?

12:00 – 12:20

Viktoriya Ptashnyk,

Associated Partner, Legal Alliance

Niche law firm and sectorial conflict of interest

12:20 – 12:40

Oleksandr Khvoschynskiy,

Managing Partner, Legal Stratagency, Russia

Three conversations on price and value between a lawyer and a  client

12:40 – 13:00



13:00 – 14:00

14:00 – 15:40

Reliable partner is a key to business success: where to find and how to become such?

Moderator – Armen Khachaturyan, Senior Partner, Asters

14:00 - 15:40


Mykhail Safarov,

Partner, VEGAS-LEX, Russia

Topics for discussion:

  • Partnership structuring in modern environment
  • Peculiarities of partnership track
  • Profit distribution formula, experience of international companies
  • When the sky is the limit: professional development for partners


Andriy Stelmaschuk,

Partner, Vasyl Kisil & Partners

Serhiy Chorny,

Partner, Baker & McKenzie

Iryna Nikitina, Business Coach

15:40 – 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 – 18:00

Backstage of legal circus: internal ‘kitchen’ without reserve

Moderator – Тіmur Bondarev, Managing Partner, Arzinger

16:00 – 18:00

Mykola Stetsenko,

Managing Partner, Avellum Partners

Topics for discussion:

  • Which business processes will be in focus in the near future;
  • Effective distribution of financial flows
  • Personnel motivationas one of the main keys to business success
  • Role ofadministrativepersonnel in successful business operation
  • Optimization of day-to-day expenditures


 Tatiana Ignatovskaya, Partner, Stepanovski,
Papakul & partners LLC, Belarus

Dmytro Sonkin, Partner, SKS Steuerberatung, Germany

Olena Maisiura, Partner, Legal Training

18:00 – 20:00

Evening Reception


For more information about the event and partnership opportunities for attendance, please feel free to contact us via email conference@uba.ua or phone +38 (044) 492-88-48. Contact person is Iya Savchenko.



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