On July 4, 2018, on the initiative of graduates of the “Tomorrow’s Lawyer” Program Artem Donets, Alla Shirant and Oleg Ivanov, with the support of the Bar Council of Lviv oblast and the “Tomorrow’s Lawyer” NGO a discussion was held covering the most interesting topics of the legal profession.
The first part of the event – a seminar on “Practical aspects of defense under Article 130 of the Code of Administrative Proceedings of Ukraine” covered the following topics:
- Features of defense under Article 130 of the Code of Administrative Proceedings of Ukraine at the pre-trial stage and in court;
- Features of preparation for defense under Article 130 of the Code of Administrative Proceedings of Ukraine for further appeal to the ECHR;
- Opposition to a subjective approach;
- An interactive seminar from the speakers with elaboration of practical cases in working groups.
The seminar was attended by Roman Hrytsko, judge of the Lychakivsky District Court and Oleg Barlyak, head of the administrative department of the Police Patrol Police in Lviv. Thus, the participation of all parties in the process ensured a broad discussion and a professional exchange of views in order to resolve common issues.
The second part of the event – a discussion on “Protecting the rights of lawyers” – was particularly busy and relevant. The participants of the discussion were: Oleg Ivanov, member of the Committee on the Protection of Rights of Lawyers in Lviv oblast, Serhiy Matviyiv, managing partner of Matviyiv & Partners, Volodymyr Marusyak, graduate of the “Tomorrow’s Lawyer” Program, managing partner at Marusyak & Partners Law Firm and Artem Donets.
The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not reflect the view of the “Tomorrow’s Lawyer” Program, the Ukrainian Bar Association, the Bar Association of Legal Aid Providers, the Quality and Accessible Legal Aid in Ukraine Project, the Canadian Bureau for International Education, or the Government of Canada and the Law Enforcement Section of the United States Embassy in Ukraine.
“Tomorrow’s Lawyer” is a powerful network of lawyers uniting opinion leaders in the legal profession, who provide legal assistance in accordance with the highest ethical standards, act as agents of change in society and leaders in the professional community.
The Program was developed during 2016-2017 with the support of The Quality and Accessible Legal Aid Project with an expert contribution from the Canadian Bar Association. In 2018, the “Tomorrow’s Lawyer” Program is being implemented by the Ukrainian Bar Association and the Bar Association of Legal Aid Providers, with the support of the United States Embassy and The Quality and Accessible Legal Aid in Ukraine Project funded by the Government of Canada and implemented by the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE).