Right to a Fair Trial in Civil Procedure: Current Challenges and Perspectives
“Right to a Fair Trial in Civil Procedure: Current Challenges and Perspectives”
Date: September 25, 2022, 10:00 – 15:00
Coordinator: Dr. Tetiana Tsuvina
International standards of access to justice and fair trial are important in the context of the crisis caused by the ongoing war in Ukraine, especially taking into account international obligations under para 1 art 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights and an obtained status of the Candidate Country to the EU. The situation now is extremely hard for the Ukrainian judicial system, which faces different challenges, such as: changing the territorial jurisdiction and displacing of the courts and judges; transferring the cases from one court to another; reconsidering the right to be heard in the view of internally displaced persons’ inability to attend hearings; practical obstacles to gain the legal aid; the need to adhere to the reasonable time requirement and to develop methods for accelerating of the proceedings; providing access to public registers, especially to the State Register of Court Judgments and the case-law of the Supreme Court; difficulties arising in conducting a trial in different categories of the cases (adoption cases, jury trials, cases connected with the incapability of the person and custody etc.); emergence of the new categories of cases, connected with the war aggression, and the immunity of Russian Federation etc. The discussion panel is aimed to create a platform for fruitful professional discussion of practical challenges for civil justice during the war and further development of civil justice in terms of international standards of fair trial, taking into account the need for further adaptation of Ukrainian legislation to EU legislation.
Doctor of Science (Law), Head of the Civil procedure Department of the Educational and Scientific Institute of Law of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Professor, Honored Lawyer of Ukraine. Arbitrator and Member of the Presidium of the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Ukraine. Professor Prytyka is a […]
Iryna Izarova is a Ukrainian scientist, lawyer, professor at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, editor-in-chief of the leading legal publication “Access to Justice in Eastern Europe”. Field of scientific interests: civil process, access to justice, international civil process, European civil process, comparative civil process, international private law, judicial system, electronic justice, ADR, ODR. Organizer […]
Doctor of Sciences (Law), Professor of the department, Head of the Department of Notarial, Enforcement Procedure and Advocacy, Prosecutor’s Office, Judicial System of the Educational and Scientific Institute of Law of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Prof. Khotynska-Nor is a member of the Commission on Legal Reform under the President of Ukraine and a […]
The Secretary of the Plenum of the Supreme Court, Honored Lawyer of Ukraine, PhD in Law, Associate Professor.
Judge of the Civil Cassation Court in structure of the Supreme Court, PhD in Law, Associate Professor.
PhD in Law, Associate Professor of the Department of Civil Procedure, Arbitration and Private International Law at Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, mediator, mediation trainer, Expert of the National Agency for Higher Education Quality Assurance, Member of the Swiss Arbitration Association, Senior Fellow Researcher of Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural […]
PhD in Law, Associate Professor of the Department of Civil Law and Procedure at the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (since 2003). In 1995, she graduated with honors from the Law Faculty of Lviv University, and in 1998 completed her postgraduate studies. In 1998-2003, she worked as an assistant at the Department of Civil […]
PhD in Law, Associate Professor, Associate Professor of the Department of Notary, Enforcement Proceedings and Advocacy, Prosecution, Judiciary of the Educational and Research Institute of Law of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, advocate. He is the author of publications on notary, civil procedure and enforcement proceedings. He specializes in the issues of enforcement of […]
Doctor of Science (Law), Head of the Department of Department of Civil proceedings, Arbitration and Private international law of the Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, Director of the Center for Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution. Qualified lawyer specializing in civil procedure and ADR, who has scientific and practical experience, including advocacy and mediation practice. An […]
Professor of the Department of Civil Justice and Advocacy, Academician of the National Academy of Legal Sciences of Ukraine, Honored Lawyer of Ukraine, the first President of the Association of Ukrainian Law Schools. Prof. Komarov is the author of more than 150 scientific works, the main areas of his scientific research are theoretical problems of […]
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