OLEKSII SHEVCHUK

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EDUCATION

2007 - He was awarded a Master Degree in Law at Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman; Speciality: Jurisprudence

2017 - He has been enrolled in extramural course in correspondence studies at the Institute of State and Law named after V.M. Koretsky of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine majoring in Law, Specialization: Constitutional Law. His academic advisor was Yurii Shemshuchenko (patronymic: Serhiiovych), Director of the Institute of State and Law named after V.M. Koretsky of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Head of the Department of Constitutional Law and Local Self-Government, Doctor of Law, Professor, Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Academician of the Academy of Legal Sciences of Ukraine.

2017 - He has been enrolled in extramural correspondence education to the Kyiv Orthodox Theological Academy; Speciality: Theology.

 PROFESSIONAL experience

2004—2005 - Manager of Foreign Economic Activity in ‘Lysoform’ JSC.

2006—2007 – Financial Manager; Legal Consultant and Chief of Legal Department in Fourway LLC and Karges LLC

2007—2009 – Legal Counsel and Head of Legal Department in Derzhpostachannia State Enterprise under the State Administration of Affairs of the President of Ukraine

2009 – He together with his colleagues established Shevchuk & Partners Law Firm. On November, 2010 he had got the Lawyer’s Certificate.

He is a member of the Advisory Board on Labour Rights Compliance under Representative of the Commissioner of the Supreme Council of Ukraine on Human Rights; related the issues of compliance with socio-economic and humanitarian rights.

2015 – He ran for the Head of the Advisory Board

2017 − He was a candidate for the position of the Head of the National Police of Ukraine. He entered the Top 10 Candidates, but withdrew his candidacy at that stage.

May 31, 2017 – He won the election for Director position of the Coordination Centre of Free Legal Aid System under the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine.

July 6, 2017 – Kyiv City Council appointed as a public representative to the Police Commissions under the Patrol Police Department of the National Police of Ukraine.

Since December 15, 2017 up now – He has been a partner at the Barristers Lawyers Association.

He was among the first to give the legal evaluation of the laws dated January 16; and he was rigorously criticized by the activists, after he had accused the activists in double standards during election of new judges to the Supreme Court.

He has been practising as an Arbitrage Manager, since 2013.

PARTICIPATION IN RESONANT CRIMINAL LITIGATIONS

The name of Advocate Oleksii Shevchuk became known after his participation in resonant cases, where judgments were issued in favour of the defendants. As observers said, it became possible primarily due to ‘properly chosen tactics, nonstandard moves and a high level of professionalism of the defender’. In the most resonant Korban’s case, Oleksii Shevchuk was appointed as a state lawyer from the Free Legal Aid Centre but he became one of the main Korban’s defenders due to his well-chosen tactic at the trial.

  •  Case of Hennadii Korban: Ukrainian state and political figure, and a businessman
  •  Case of Yaroslav Kashuba: Head of the State Employment Service
  • Case of Oleksandr Chepurnyi: Director of the Department of the State Sanitary and Epidemiological Service of Ukraine
  • Case of Viacheslav Platon: Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Banks ‘Molddinconbank’ and ‘Investprivatbank’
  • Case of Illia Kiva: Head of the Department for Combating Narcotic Crimes of the National Police of Ukraine, and Advisor to the Minister of MIA (Ministry of Interior of Ukraine)
  • Case of Artur Yemelianov: Judge of the Supreme Economic Court of Ukraine
  •  Case of Vasyl Lozovyi: Acting Head of Darnytsia District State Administration
  • Case of Olena Pervushyna: Head of the Holosiyivskyi Court
  •  Case of the Deputy Head of the SSU Counterintelligence Department
  • Case of Viktor Razvadovskyi: Ukrainian politician, Colonel-General of Militia, Doctor of Law, Professor, and People’s Deputy of Ukraine of Convocations III, IV, VII and VIII
  • Case of Oleksandr Onyschenko: Ukrainian politician, businessman, People’s Deputy of Ukraine of the VII and VIII convocations, President of the Equestrian Sports Federation of Ukraine, President of the Rodin Charity Fund, the founder of TOP Ukraine, and International Patronage Organization.
  • Case of Boryslav Rosenblat: Ukrainian politician, and People’s Deputy of Ukraine.

and many other cases.

DURING HIS PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY, HE BECAME A MEMBER of THE FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS:

  • Ukrainian Advocates’ Association; Chairman of the Labour Law Committee of the Ukrainian Bar Association;
  •  Lawyers International Association
  •  Association of Lawyers of Ukraine; a member of the Board (until 2015);
  • Committee on International Relations of the National Association of Lawyers of Ukraine;
  • Committee on Advocacy Ethics of the National Association of Lawyers of Ukraine;
  •  ‘We Have The Right‘, All-Ukrainian Union of Lawyers; Deputy Chairman of the Board;
  • Association of Exporters and Importers, Chairman of the Association Council.
  • Public Council at the State Service of Ukraine for Personal Data Protection, a member of the Public Council within the years 2011-2015 (His authority has been terminated due to liquidation of the service).

 POLITICAL ACTIVITY

  •  (2014-2015) Advisor of Ihor Shevchenko, Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources;
  • A candidate for the People’s Deputies of Ukraine in the extraordinary parliamentary elections from the political party ‘Meritocratic Party of Ukraine‘ in the Single-Mandate Circuit No.212, held on October 26, 2014;
  • A candidate for City Deputy at the interim elections to the Kyiv City Council held January 25, 2015, Electoral District No.8;
  • A candidate for City Deputy at the local elections to the Kyiv City Council held on October 25, 2015, from ‘Joint Action‘ Political Party in the Circuit No.20.

 JOURNALISTIC ACTIVITY

Presenter at the television projects issued by Ukraine Film.UA Studio: ‘Crime and Punishment‘, ‘Judicial Affairs‘, and ‘Family Court‘

Presenter of the TV Show broadcasted at ‘Kyiv’ TV Channel, entitled Public Reception (Legal Advice Unit): ‘Heritage Law: from A to Z’, ‘Family Disputes: The Way to Avoid Eviction with Your Minor Child’, ‘Protection against Unlawful Detention by Police’, ‘‘Legal Protection of ATO Participants in Ukraine’.

Presenter of TV Show – ‘DokaZ’ broadcasted by ZIK TV Channel. DokaZ Project is an analytical explanation, commentary and a legal point of view on the laws and reforms being implemented in Ukraine, as well as the events that follow them.

The Radio Show Host and Author of the cultural and social project as series of programs on the history of Kyiv City - ‘Urban Stories‘ on Radio Kyiv 98 FM. He is also appearing as an expert in the Freedom of Speech program on the ICTV Channel. Together with Illia Novikov (Legal Attorney of Nadiia Savchenko), the host of the master class - ‘Lawyer’s Speech as a Visiting Card of a Lawyer’.

NOTES:

  1.  Sergey Sachenko.  Оleksii Shevchuk: ‘I used to call things by their proper names‘. Yurliga. Cited on 27.11.2015.
  2. ↑ а б Valentyn Torba.  The Lawyer of Mr. Korban. Day (newspaper)
  3.   ‘Kashuba has become a victim of provocation during reform of the Employment Service,’ - the lawyer. //112.uahttps://day.kyiv.ua/ru/article/podrobnosti/advokat-korbana
  4.   Kiva decided to punish Saakashvili for the ‘criminal authority‘ title.
  5.   People’s Deputy Razvadovsky has bought two elite cars for 2.5 million hryvnia.
  6.   ‘Disappearance‘ of the lawyers was used to delay the time in the ‘Gas case of Onishchenko‘.
  7.  The suspects in the judicial cases of Onishchenko and Nasirov are defended by the same lawyers.
  8.   Ukraine will be held liable to the ECHR for legal arbitrariness against the lawyer in the case of Onishchenko.
  9.   Rosenblat has been detained at Zhuliany Airport while attempting to fly to Germany. Document (updated)
  10.   ‘The NABU officers have broken into the plane, took Rosenblat’s passports and kept him for four hours’ - the lawyer.
  11. ↑ а б Information about the candidate for the People’s Deputies of Ukraine. Central Election Commission.
  12.   Oleksii Shevchuk has been enrolled in the postgraduate studies Institute of State and Law of V.M. Koretsky National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
  13.   Rating List of the entrants to the postgraduate study in the year 2017.
  14.   Resolution of the 2017 Admission Commission of Kyiv Orthodox Theological Academy.
  15.   PROTOCOL No. 12, dated July 31, 2017, of the Admission Committee of the Kyiv Orthodox Theological Academy Session.
  16.  JSC ‘Lysoform‘
  17.  ‘Trading House CARGES ‘ LLC
  18.  State Enterprise ‘Derzhpostachannia‘
  19.   Expert Council on Observance of Labour Rights under the Representative of the Commissioner for Observance of Socio-Economic and Humanitarian Rights. //Ombudsman.gov.ua
  20.  http://24tv.ua/oprilyudneno_spisok_kandidativ_na_posadu_golovi_antikoruptsiynogo_byuro_n542932 The list of candidates for the chair of the Anti-corruption Bureau has been published. ] // Tsenzor.net
  21.  Candidate Alexey Shevchuk: ‘Mr. Pashynskyi could not help but understand that his actions were illegal‘  //Strana.ua
  22.    ‘2 candidates have been successfully interviewed in the election of the Head of the Free Legal Aid System,’ - Ministry of Justice   //Minjust.gov.ua
  23.   The CM Resolution No. 735/2897 dated 06.07.2017.
  24.   The Lawyer has Assessed the Additional Security Measures. // The Law and Business
  25.   ‘Inter‘ Against Goodness.  //http://detector.media
  26.  Public Site of the Unified Register of Arbitrage Managers .
  27.  Lena Vinogradova.   Oleksii Shevchuk: ‘There are 80 percentages of absolutely adequate judges in our judicial system’. Public People. Cited on 22.04.2016.
  28.    ‘Kashuba has become a victim of provocation during reform of the Employment Service,’ - the lawyer.//112.ua
  29.  Aleksey Shevchuk is the lawyer of A. Chepurnyi, Head of the SES Department.. //UNN
  30.  The lawyers of businessman Viacheslav Platon (Kobalev) intend to appeal against the decision on his extradition in the Kyiv Appeal Court (video, photo).  // UNIAN
  31.   Kiva decided to punish Saakashvili for the ‘criminal authority‘ title.
  32.  ‘The court refused to put an electronic bracelet on Judge Yemelianov,’- the lawyer. //Rbc.ua
  33.    Vasyl Lozovyi, Acting Head of the Darnytskyi District State Administration, has been detained for misuse of state funds.  //Kievvlast.com.ua
  34.  Lawyer Shevchuk Will Defend the Head of the Holosiivskyi Court.
  35.   The Court Arrested the Deputy Head of the SBU Counter Intelligence Department . The Bail of 2 Million. //Ukrainska Pravda
  36.   People’s Deputy Razvadovsky has bought two elite cars for 2.5 million hryvnia.
  37.  ‘Disappearance‘ of the lawyers was used to delay the time in the ‘Gas case of Onishchenko‘.
  38.   The suspects in the judicial cases of Onishchenko and Nasirov are defended by the same lawyers.
  39.   Ukraine will be held liable to the ECHR for legal arbitrariness against the lawyer in the case of Onishchenko.
  40.   Rosenblat has been detained at Zhuliany Airport while attempting to fly to Germany. Document (updated)
  41.   ‘The NABU officers have broken into the plane, took Rosenblat’s passports and kept him for four hours’ - the lawyer.
  42.   The lawyer: ‘‘Boryslav Rosenblatt informed NABU about his trip’.
  43.   The Governing Bodies of the ‘We Have the Right‘ NGO
  44.   Foreign Trade Association Council
  45.  Minutes No.1 of the Public Council at the State Service of Ukraine for Personal Data Protection Meeting.
  46.   Election List of the Political Party ‘Joint Action‘. Central Election Commission.
  47.   Broadcast Recording 1
  48.   Broadcast Recording 2
  49.  Broadcast Recording3
  50.   Heritage Law: from A to Z.
  51.  Family Disputes: How to Avoid Eviction with a Minor Child
  52.  Protection against unlawful detention by the police.
  53.   Legal Protection of ATO Participant in Ukraine.
  54.   Premiere on ZIK Channel. ‘DokaZ‘. Weekly on 15:10.
  55.  DokaZ with Oleksiy Shevchuk: Our guest is Serii Vlasenko, People’s Deputy of Ukraine.
  56.  ‘Urban Stories‘ - We All Have Come From Childhood. Doll Theaters in Kyiv.
  57.   ‘Urban Stories‘ — Infrastructure of Kyiv city
  58.   ‘Urban Stories‘ — Secrets of the Kyiv Metro
  59.   ‘Urban Stories‘ — Obolon. Mecca of Kyiv Recreation Places
  60.   ‘Urban Stories‘ — Aphrodisiac. Theatrical Experiment on the Circus Arena
  61.   ‘Urban Stories‘ — European Locations of our Capital
  62.  ‘The Lawyer’s Speech is an Lawyer’s Visit Card‘

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