key speakers and honorary guests

Vitalii Urkevych

Doctor of Legal Science, Professor – Supreme Court`s Grand Chamber judge. In 1998 graduated from Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University. Obtained PhD in 2002, Doctor of Science – in 2008. Prior to appointment in November 2017 as a judge at Commercial Cassation Court within Supreme Court worked at various positions at Yaroslav Mudryi National Law […]

Dmytro Zhytchenko

Managing partner of “Zhytchenko and partners” law firm. Lawyer, Head of Kharkiv branch of Ukraine Bar Association, member of Board of Kharkiv branch of Ukraine Lawyer Association. Has taken part in more then 700 judicial proceedings, with a winrate of 93%. Actively contributes to the development of legal science and practice, performs as a speaker […]

Ihor Koliushko

Head of NGO “ASOTSIATSIIA FAKHIVTSIV ADMINISTRATYVNOHO PRAVA”, deputee of Verkhovna Rada of II and III parliament, founder of Politics-legal reform Center.

Iryna Ivankiv

National Rule of Law Adviser at OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine. Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, National University “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”. Irina Ivankiv is a qualified lawyer with the interdisciplinary approach and international background in rule of law, human rights, human trafficking and cybercrime investigation. Trained and experienced in rule of law for development with […]

Nadiya Stefaniv

Judge of the Cassation Criminal Court in the Supreme Court. President of the All-Ukrainian Association of Women Judges. Teacher of the National School of Judges of Ukraine. Nadiya Stefaniv was a member of the developers group of educational trainings for judges «Evidence and Proving in the Criminal Procedure», «Peculiarities of Consideration of Cases Against Traffiking […]

Annemarie Sancar

For ten years she was gender focal point for Swiss Cooperation and Development of the Foreign Ministry, where she started a long term initiative for gender-responsive budgeting, she also promoted gender aspects in the sector of the local economy, entrepreneurship and credit systems. She figured as an expert on gender and peace for Swisspeace (Swiss […]

Vitalii Patsiuk

Lawyer, partner of Law firm KPD Consulting, practice leader of corporate law, merging and acquisition. Vitalii has more than 16 years of successful and renowned by international rankings  practice in M&A sphere, corporate and tax law, specializes on issues of merging and acquisition, acquiring and founding companies and joint enterprises, as well as investment in […]