The partner and co-founder of VB PARTNERS boutique law firm since 2005. The company is consistently included in the TOP-50 of the most successful law firms in Ukraine and recognized by the key international and national ratings (The Legal 500 EMEA, Chambers Europe, Best Lawyers, Who is Who Legal, etc.).
Specializes in criminal proceedings, business protection and supporting complex litigations in all judicial instances of Ukraine.
The key expertise covers investigation of fraud, money laundering, misappropriation and embezzlement of assets, tax evasion, abuse of authority, negligence and illegal enrichment.
Represents the interests of senior officials in anti-corruption bodies.
Expert in cross-border investigations, extradition and Interpol. His expertise is particularly valuable where the request has a political or economic motivation.
Has considerable experience in conducting projects in the banking and media sectors, as well in the oil and gas and tobacco industries.
Work experience: central office of the National Bank of Ukraine, international investment company. Member of the Supervisory Boards of UMH Group (one of the 15 largest media companies in the post-Soviet space, Brands: Forbes, Vogue, Korrespondent, Bigmir.net, Retro FM, Europa Plus, etc.) and a large Ukrainian bank.
President of the Ukrainian Bar Association - leading Ukrainian legal community which encompasses more then 7000 members, 21 regional branches, 23 committees on various branches of law.
National expert of the projects of Council of Europe aimed at supporting reforms in the areas of justice and criminal justice.
Was a member of the working group on reforming the Bar at the Council on Judicial Reform at P. Poroshenko, the former President of Ukraine, and one of the co-authors of the draft Law “On Legal Practice and Advocacy”.
Co-initiator of “Tomorrow’s Lawyer”, a unique project, being the first all-Ukrainian lawyer professional program, developed in cooperation with the Canadian Bar Association. The Project is being implemented with the support of the US Embassy and such a Project as “Affordable and High-Quality Legal Aid in Ukraine”, funded by the Government of Canada.