XVIII Forum "Development of the Legal Services Market"

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When
25.04.2024
11:00 – 20:30
Where
Fairmont Grand Hotel Kyiv, 1 Naberezhno-Khreschatytska Street, Kyiv / online (Zoom)
Contact Phone
+38 (063) 792 30 99
Organizer
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Contact Person
Tetiana Osaulenko
Phone
+38 (063) 792 30 99
Registration Fee

In light of the extensive two-year wartime conditions, the legal market has not only demonstrated resilience by adapting to crisis situations but has also innovated unique and creative solutions, paving the way for new developments and setting unprecedented standards in its operations.

The Ukrainian Bar Association invites you to the XVIII Forum "Development of the Legal Services Market" – a platform for discussing the current state, latest trends, and prospects for the development of the legal business in Ukraine. It provides an opportunity for the exchange of experiences and knowledge among top managers of leading legal firms, representatives of government institutions, scholars, and experts in the fields of law and marketing, contributing to the construction of an effective legal community and the formulation of strategies for sustainable development of the legal sector in Ukraine.

The event is held with the support of the EU Project Pravo-Justice

Event Date: April 25, 2024.

Participant registration will begin at 10:00.

The start of the working sessions is at 11:00.

Venue: Fairmont Grand Hotel Kyiv (Atrium conference room, 2nd floor), 1 Naberezhno-Khreschatytska Street, Kyiv / online (Zoom).

Key Reasons to Attend:

  1. Maximum concentration of leading legal market leaders in one square meter.
  2. The event is meticulously organized by partners for partners.
  3. Gain insights into relevant and useful information crucial for top managers of the legal business.
  4. Learn how to optimize business processes and transform wartime challenges into opportunities.
  5. Engage in live, professional, and constructive communication with like-minded individuals, competitors, and opponents.
  6. Find motivation to achieve greater success.
  7. Become a member of a large legal community shaping the future.
  8. Expand your own network of business contacts.

Expected Participants:

The forum will attract leaders and partners of law firms, ranging from promising young companies to globally recognized figures in the legal business. Successful lawyers, practice leaders, business development directors, representatives of the public sector, scholars, and all those interested in the development of the country's legal market will gather to explore analytics and successful business management practices.

PROGRAM

10:00-11:00 Registration of participants. Welcome coffee

11:00-11:10 Opening Remarks

Mykola Stetsenko, President of the Ukrainian Bar Association, Managing Partner at AVELLUM 

Virgilijus Valančius, Senior International Expert EU Project Pravo-Justice, Support to EU Integration Process in the Justice Sector Component Lead

11:10-12:30 Session 1. Trends

Moderator:

Anna Babych, Executive Partner at AEQUO, Head of M&A and Corporate/Commercial

Focus areas and Experts:

  • Thought leader of the profession. Drivers of change in legal services and legal education. Heatmap on the legal profession

Soledad Atienza BecerrilCo-Chair of the IBA’s Future of Legal Services Commission

  • The attractiveness of the legal profession - Ukrainian context

Iryna Nikitina, strategic advisor of legal partnerships, ideologist and researcher of LegalTalents.Report

  • The State - the main trendsetter, a major client, and beneficiary of many reforms

Olena Zubchenko, Deputy Chairwoman of the Management Board of Sense Bank

  • The Client - challenges of the new reality in the work of the client's legal team

Olga Deynega, Director of corporate management and control at Vodafone Ukraine

  • Society - new needs of veterans

Anna Shvydenko, acting director of the Municipal Budget Institution "Kyiv City Center for Assistance to Participants of the Anti-Terrorist Operation" (Kyiv Military Hub)

12:30 - 13:00 Coffee break

13:00 - 14:20 Session 2. Open Talk

Co-Moderators:

Mykola Stetsenko, President of the Ukrainian Bar Association, Managing Partner at AVELLUM 

Denys Bugay, Partner - Co-founder at VB PARTNERS

Focus areas:

  • Market transparency as a competitive advantage element
  • Ratings and research. What is the market demand?
  • The future generation of partners and the future market
  • Adaptation of demobilized colleagues. Needs and expectations

Experts:

Oleksiy Didkovskiy, Co-Managing Partner at Asters

Masi-Mustafa Nayyem, Partner at Miller law firm

Vitaliy Odzhykovskyy, Partner at SAYENKO KHARENKO

Illya Tkachuk, Senior Partner at INTEGRITES

14:20-15:20 Lunch break

15:20-16:40 Session 3. Clients

Moderator:

Olga Vorozhbyt, Partner at SAYENKO KHARENKO

Focus areas:

  • Quality. Affordable. Fast. Choose one?
  • Budgets and quality: chicken or egg?
  • Competition for clients: white and not so
  • Humanizing client relationships - what are we working on?
  • The state as a client

Experts:

Georgiy Grabchak, Head of international disputes division, International Cooperation and Representation Department at Ministry of Justice of Ukraine

Andriy Humenchuk, Chief Legal Officer at EVO Company 

Denys Shkarovsky, Partner at VB PARTNERS

Oleksandr Shkelebey, Managing partner at ESQUIRES

16:40-17:10 Coffee break

17:10-18:30 Session 4. Legal Personnel - Focus on People

Co-Moderators:

Іvan Horodyskyy, Vice President of the Ukrainian Bar Association, Director of the Dnistryanskyi Center, Managing Partner at Dexis Partners

Olena Volianska, Partner at LCF Law Group, Head of Bankruptcy & Restructuring Practice

Focus areas:

  • Reforming Legal Education: Challenges and Needs
  • "Best Job I Ever Had!": Attractiveness of the Legal Profession for Youth
  • Building the Brand of the Best Employer
  • Headhunting: Ethical Boundaries
  • HR Challenges: Finding and Retaining Yours
  • Labor Migration

Experts:

Andrii Boiko, National Expert of the EU Project Pravo-Justice, Chairman of the Legal Subcommittee of the Scientific and Methodological Council of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, Professor of the Department of Criminal and Criminal Procedure Law at NAUKMA, Expert of the UBA Project "Support for the reform of the Classifier of Professions, development of standards for the legal profession in Ukraine"

Anastasiia Bezkorovaina, Head of HR Department at AVELLUM

Volodymyr VenherDean, Faculty of Law at National University "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy"

Euvgen Riyako, Managing Partner at RIYAKO&PARTNERS 

Ksenia Ukolova, Chair of the UBA's Student League, junior lawyer specializing in child protection cases at ADVANQ

Svitlana Khyliuk, Director of the School of Law at the Ukrainian Catholic University, Head of the Department of Legal Theory and Human Rights

18:30-20:30 Evening reception. Networking

We appreciate the support in organizing the event:

Partners of the evening reception:

MORIS

VB PARTNERS

Partners:

AVELLUM

LCF Law Group

Session 1. Trends Partner:

Asters

Session 2. Open Talk Partner:

SAYENKO KHARENKO

Session 3. Clients Partner:

ESQUIRES

Session 4. Legal Personnel - Focus on People Partner:

RIYAKO & PARTNERS

Participation in the event requires COMPULSORY REGISTRATION.

Participation in the event is only confirmed after the payment of the registration fee.

Organizers reserve the right to close registration when the maximum number of participants is reached.

For additional information about the event, participation as a speaker, and partnership opportunities, please contact the organizers at tel.: +38 (044) 492-88-48, +38 (063) 792-30-99 (calls via WhatsApp, Telegram, Viber) or e-mail: tosaulenko@uba.ua. Contact person – Tetiana Osaulenko.

How it was last time:

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Organizing committee
  1. Anna Babych, Executive Partner at AEQUO, Head of M&A and Corporate/Commercial
  2. Oleksiy Didkovskiy, Co-Managing Partner at Asters
  3. Mykola Stetsenko, President of the Ukrainian Bar Association, Managing Partner at AVELLUM and the Head of Corporate/M&A
Event History
Partnership Proposal
Instructions for Participants
Expert Presentations

Session 1. Trends

Soledad Atienza Becerril, Co-Chair of the IBA’s Future of Legal Services Commission

Presentation: Drivers of change in legal services and legal education. Heatmap on the legal profession

IBA's Reports:

Anna Shvydenko, acting director of the Municipal Budget Institution "Kyiv City Center for Assistance to Participants of the Anti-Terrorist Operation" (Kyiv Military Hub)

Presentation: Legal support for participants in armed conflict

Andrii Boiko, National Expert of the EU Project Pravo-Justice, Chairman of the Legal Subcommittee of the Scientific and Methodological Council of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, Professor of the Department of Criminal and Criminal Procedure Law at NAUKMA, Expert of the UBA Project "Support for the reform of the Classifier of Professions, development of standards for the legal profession in Ukraine"

Presentation: Reforming legal education: challenges and needs

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Report video

Partners

Supported by
Partners of the evening reception
Partners
Session 1. Trends Partner
Session 2. Open Talk Partner
Session 3. Clients Partner
Session 4. Legal Personnel - Focus on People Partner
Information-Analytical Partner
Information Partners

XVIII Forum "Development of the Legal Services Market"

When
25.04.2024
11:00 – 20:30
Where
Fairmont Grand Hotel Kyiv, 1 Naberezhno-Khreschatytska Street, Kyiv / online (Zoom)
Contact Phone
+38 (063) 792 30 99

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