DENYS PONOMARENKO

partner

EDUCATION

In 2008, he was awarded the Master Degree in Law with honours by the Odessa National Law Academy (today ‘Odessa Law Academy’ National University), specializing in Jurisprudence.

After graduating from Odessa National Law Academy, he became a postgraduate student at the Department of Intellectual Property Law and Corporate Law of Odessa National Law Academy.

professional experience

From February 2005 till March 2006, he worked as a forensic consultant of the Legal Clinic ‘ProBono’ under the Odessa National Law Academy.

Since March 2006 till May 2007, he was employed by the Jurline Law Firm .

In June 2007, he organized and became the co-founder of Juris Prime Law Firm. At the same time, at the meeting of the Board of Partners, he was elected as a Managing Partner of Juris Prime Law Firm and ran that office until August 2016.

In November 2010, he passed the examination and received a Lawyer’s Certificate No.1961 dated November 30, 2010.

In October 2016, he organized and became a co-founder of the Ponomarenko & Partners Advocates’ Association. At the same time, at the meeting of the Board of Partners, he was elected as the Chairman (Managing Partner) of the Ponomarenko & Partners Advocates’ Association.

Since December 15, 2017, he is a Partner at Barristers Lawyers’ Association.

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

  1. The Lawyers Union of Ukraine.
  2. The Advocates’ Association of the Odessa Oblast.
  3. The Committee for Protection of Professional Rights of Lawyers and Guarantees of Advocacy Practice under the Advocacy Council in Odessa Oblast.
  4. The Head of Odessa Branch of ‘Association of Lawyers of Ukraine‘, the All-Ukrainian Public Organization.

FOR HIS ADVOCACY PRACTICE, HE WAS AWARDED WITH:

- Gratitude Letter of the NALU for promoting development and strengthening of advocacy in Ukraine, his diligent and fruitful work aimed at protecting constitutional rights of citizens and strengthening the rule of law, his high professionalism and continuous improvement of the lawyer’s skills;

- Gratitude Letter of the Lawyers’ Council of the Odessa Oblast for the high professionalism, observance of the Rules of Professional Conduct, his loyalty to the chosen profession, and for his active analytical and informational and educational activities, and his significant contribution to affirmation of the principle of the rule of law and legality;

- Gratitude Letter of the Presidium of the Association of Lawyers ‘Odessa Regional Bar Association’ for his high professionalism, adherence to the Rules of Professional Conduct, his loyalty to the chosen profession, and his significant contribution to affirmation of the principle of the rule of law, and on occasion of the Day of Advocacy, the state holiday;

- Both Medal and Certificate of the International Legal Protection Centre on the occasion of 25 years of Independence of Ukraine;

- Gratitude Letter of the Ukrainian Lawyers Association for the participation, as a referee, in the XII All-Ukrainian Competition on Criminal Law and the ‘The Art of Judicial Speech‘ trial;

- Gratitude Letter of the National University ‘Odessa Law Academy’ for his participation, as an expert, in the All-Ukrainian School of Criminal Justice named after V.P. Kolmakov;

- Gratitude Letter of the Faculty of Advocacy of the National University ‘Odessa Law Academy’ for his close and productive cooperation in organization of the scientific and practical events;

- Diploma of the Association of Lawyers for his participation in Session V of All-Ukrainian Court Debates on Civil Law and Litigation named after Stanislav Dnistrianskyi;

- Gratitude Letter of the National University ‘Odessa Law Academy` for his participation in the Session V of International Scientific Conference - ‘Advocacy: Past and Present’;

- Certificate of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and National University Odessa Law Academy for his participation in the ‘UN Human Rights Workshop and Mechanisms’ Seminar;

- Philip Kotler Certificate for his participation in the Master Class ‘Management and Marketing in Epoch of Turbulence’;

- Certificate of Donetsk National University for his participation in the VIII All-Ukrainian Competition in Economic Law and Process named after Professor S.Z. Mikhailin;

- Certificate of the Council of Kyiv City Lawyers and Centre for Internship and Lawyer Training for his participation in the Third International Law Advocacy Forum ‘Development of the Legal System of Ukraine. Place and Role of Advocacy’;

- Certificate of the National University Odessa Law Academy, Southern Regional Centre of the National Academy of Internal Affairs for his participation in the distance conference ‘Forensic and Criminal Procedure Measures for Optimization of Pre-Trial Investigation’;

- Certificate of the Faculty of Advocacy of the National University Odessa Law Academy for his permanent membership in the ‘Lawyer’ Practical and Analytical Club;

- Certificate of Advanced Lawyer’s Qualification issued by the Lawyers’ Council in Odessa Oblast.

SCIENTIFIC AND PRACTICAL REFERENCES

  1.  Appeal against the Notice on Suspicion Issued by Investigating Judge: Formal Approach [Electronic resource] / The official website of the Barristers Lawyers Association. - Access Mode:  https://barristers.org.ua/news/oskarzhennya-povidomlennya-pro-pidozru-u-slidchogo-suddi-formalnyj-pidhid/
  2.  Participation of a Legal Entity Representative in the Criminal Proceedings and Other Changes to the Criminal Procedure Code [Electronic resource] / Zrada.today. – Access Mode: http://zrada.today/novini/z-zalu-sudu/pro-uchast-predstavnika-yurosobi-v-kriminalnomu-procesi-ta-inshi-zmini-do-kpk
  3.  Defence Tactical Issues in Criminal Proceedings. Book One: Practical Guide / D.V.Ponomarenko. - ‘Helvetica‘ Publishing House, 2018. - 112. (Library of Lawyer Ponomarenko)
  4.  Some Issues about the Notice on Suspicion [Electronic resource] / Protocol: Legal Internet Resource. – Access Mode:   http://protokol.com.ua/ru/deyaki_pitannya_povidomlennya_pro_pidozru/  [Electronic resource] / LIGA. Blogs. – Access Mode:     http://blog.liga.net/user/ponomarenko/article/28193.aspx (22.09.2017)
  5.  Problematic Issues of Application of the Ukrainian Code of Administrative Offenses, Art. 172-6, Part 2 [Electronic resource] / Protocol: Legal Internet Resource. - Access Mode: http://protokol.com.ua/ru/problemni_pitannya_zastosuvannya_ch_2_st_172_6_kupap/ [Electronic resource] / LIGA. Blogs. – Access Mode:      http://blog.liga.net/user/ponomarenko/article/27843.aspx (08.08.2017)
  6. Defence Tactical Issues in Context of Data Entry into the URPI, Part 2 [Electronic resource] / Protocol: Legal Internet Resource. - Access Mode:  http://protokol.com.ua/ru/taktichni_pitannya_zahistu_v_konteksti_vnesennya_vidomostey_do_erdr_chastina_2/ [Electronic resource] / LIGA. Blogs. – Access Mode:  http://blog.liga.net/user/ponomarenko/article/27246.aspx (01.06.2017)
  7.  Defence Tactical Issues in Context of Data Entry into the URPI [Electronic resource] / Protocol: Legal Internet Resource. - Access Mode:  http://protokol.com.ua/ru/taktichni_pitannya_zahistu_v_konteksti_vnesennya_vidomostey_do_erdr/ [Electronic resource] / LIGA. Blogs. – Access Mode:    http://blog.liga.net/user/ponomarenko/article/27234.aspx  (31.05.2017)
  8.  The Advocate’s Status - Is it a myth or a reality? [Electronic resource] / Protocol: Legal Internet Resource. - Access Mode:   http://protokol.com.ua/ru/status_advokata_mif_abo_realnist/ [Electronic resource] / LIGA. Blogs. – Access Mode:  http://blog.liga.net/user/ponomarenko/article/27013.aspx (12.05.2017)
  9.  Inadmissibility of Evidence. Tactics of their Identification. [Electronic resource] / Law and Business Magazine. - Access Mode: http://zib.com.ua/ua/print/128646-nedopustimist_dokaziv_taktika_vstanovlennya.html  [Electronic resource] / Protocol: Legal Internet Resource. – Access Mode:   http://protokol.com.ua/ru/nedopustimist_dokaziv_taktika_vstanovlennya/  [Electronic resource] / LIGA. Blogs. – Access Mode:  http://blog.liga.net/user/ponomarenko/article/26945.aspx  (04.05.2017)
  10.  Procedural Consequences Envisaged by the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine, Art. 290, Part 2. / Journal of the Odessa Advocates’ Association No.3, 2016. - page 30. [Electronic resource] / LIGA. Blogs. – Access Mode:  http://blog.liga.net/user/ponomarenko/article/24314.aspx (13.10.2016)
  11.  Violation of the Presumption of Innocence Principle: Procedural Consequences Envisaged by the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine./ Journal of the Odessa Advocates’ Association No.3, 2016. – pages 67-69. [Electronic resource] / ‘‘No. Access mode: Journal ‘Law and Business‘ of October 22-28, 2016. No. 43 – Access Mode: http://zib.com.ua/ua/126034-yaki_naslidki_porushennya_principu_prezumpcii_nevinuvatosti.html  [Electronic resource] / LIGA. Blogs. – Access Mode:   http://blog.liga.net/user/ponomarenko/article/24206.aspx  (05.10.2016)
  12.  Concerning Unjustified Replacement of Prosecutors. [Electronic resource] / LIGA. Blogs. – Access Mode:    http://blog.liga.net/user/ponomarenko/article/21777.aspx (07.04.2016)
  13.  Justification of Suspicion: Is it a Myth? [Electronic resource] / LIGA. Blogs. – Access Mode:   http://blog.liga.net/user/ponomarenko/article/21775.aspx (07.04.2016)
  14. Rejection of Indictment Bill. Grounds and Procedural Significance [Electronic resource] / LIGA. Blogs. – Access Mode:  http://blog.liga.net/user/ponomarenko/article/21285.aspx  (10.03.2016)
  15.  Non-Disclosure of the Criminal Investigation Materials to the Opposite Party. [Electronic resource] / LIGA. Blogs. – Access Mode:   http://blog.liga.net/user/ponomarenko/article/21268.aspx (08.03.2016)
  16. How to Oblige the Investigator and Prosecutor to Comply with Requirements of the Criminal Procedure Code, Art.42, Part 3, Cl.15. [Electronic resource] / LIGA. Blogs. – Access Mode:    http://blog.liga.net/user/ponomarenko/article/21254.aspx  (06.03.2016)
  17. 17. Defendant’s Objection against Indictment. [Electronic resource] / LIGA. Blogs. – Access Mode:    http://blog.liga.net/user/ponomarenko/article/21136.aspx (25.02.2016)
  18.  The Composition of the Court when Considering the Case according to the Criminal Code of Ukraine, Art. 15, Part 1, and Art. 115, Part 2. [Electronic resource] / LIGA. Blogs. – Access Mode:  http://blog.liga.net/user/ponomarenko/article/21013.aspx (17.02.2016)
  19.  Application of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine, Art.331, in Jury Trial. [Electronic resource] / LIGA. Blogs. – Access Mode:    http://blog.liga.net/user/ponomarenko/article/20997.aspx  (16.02.2016)
  20.  Recognition of Evidence as Inadmissible under the ECHR Criteria and their Implementation. [Electronic resource] / LIGA. Blogs. – Access Mode:      http://blog.liga.net/user/ponomarenko/article/20313.aspx (16.12.2015)
  21.  Charitable Activity in Ukraine / Herald of Odessa Advocates’ Association No.3, 2015. – Pages 42-43.
  22.  Interrogation in the Court under the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine. Scope of Persons Participating in the Interrogation and Procedural Importance of Interrogation and its Procedural Implications. / Bulletin of Odessa Bar Association No.3, 2015. – Pages 44-46.
  23.  Place for Disclosure of Criminal Proceedings Materials./ Bulletin of Odessa Advocates’ Association No.3, 2015. – Pages 46-49.
  24.  Election of a Preventive Measure on the Basis of Verdict Which Has Become Effective./ Bulletin of Odessa Advocates’ Association No.3, 2015. – Pages 50-52
  25.  Interrogation in the Court under the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine. [Electronic resource] / LIGA. Blogs. – Access Mode:   http://blog.liga.net/user/ponomarenko/article/19694.aspx  (24.10.2015)
  26.  Place for Disclosure of Criminal Proceedings Materials. [Electronic resource] / LIGA. Blogs. – Access Mode:  http://blog.liga.net/user/ponomarenko/article/19625.aspx  (19.10.2015)
  27.  Election of a Preventive Measure on the Basis of Verdict Which Has Not Become Effective./ [Electronic resource] / Bulletin of the National Association of Advocates of Ukraine No.7/8(15) – Access Mode:  http://unba.org.ua/assets/uploads/news/visnyk/vestnik-naau-2015-7-8(15).pdf – Pages 43-44. [Electronic resource] / LIGA. Blogs. – Access Mode:    http://blog.liga.net/user/ponomarenko/article/19624.aspx  (19.10.2015)
  28. Banks for the Bank. [Electronic resource] / LIGA. Blogs. – Access Mode:   http://blog.liga.net/user/ponomarenko/article/3333.aspx  (21.11.2009)
  29. Advertising? - No Advertising! [Electronic resource] / LIGA. Blogs. – Access Mode:      http://blog.liga.net/user/ponomarenko/article/1878.aspx (28.07.2008)
  30. Restitution and Vindication as Consequences of Invalidity of Transactions under Dispute. [Electronic resource] / LIGA. Blogs. – Access Mode:       http://blog.liga.net/user/ponomarenko/article/1763.aspx  (05.06.2008)