Ukrainian Bar Association Expands the Boundaries of Cooperation: Kazakhstan


ALMATY - September 29, 2017. UBA President in Retirement, Partner at VB PARTNERS Denys Bugay, met with the Chairman of the Board of the Republican Public Association Kazakhstan Bar Association "(KazBar) Aigul Kenzhkaybaeva and executive director of KazBar Aigerim Koyzhibayeva.

Currently, an active discussion is underway in Kazakhstan on bills that will regulate law enforcement and legal assistance. In order to exchange experience, the negotiators discussed the key trends in the development of the legal profession as a whole and advocacy in particular, agreed on future cooperation and shared ideas for the conduct of legal business in Ukraine and Kazakhstan. The result of the meeting was a memorandum on cooperation inclusive of joint events and initiatives.

Also, during his visit to Kazakhstan, Denys Bugay, on a special invitation of the organizers, delivered a speech at the Kazakh Legal Forum, a key event of the country's legal market.

The lawyer spoke about the key events in the legal system of Ukraine, highlighted the issue of forming a new Supreme Court, and also shared tips for building a successful professional community and lobbying for the interests of the profession.

Foreign colleagues were inspired by the success of the Ukrainian Bar Association of the last years: the introduction of exclusive right for advocates to represent clients in the courts, the right of lawyers and scholars to be elected as judges of the Supreme Court and the competition itself, changes in the system of execution of court decisions (private enforcement agents), etc. d.

The Ukrainian Bar Association will inform you on the updates and developments in the cooperation with Kazakhstani colleagues.