LexisNexis

Regulation Directory project - Ukraine

Legal Jurisdictions

Ukraine

Lawyer Title(s)

Attorney

Regulator(s) of Admission

Qualification and Disciplinary Bar Commission of the Bar of the region - examination Regional Bar Council - licensing, entry in the Unified Register of Attorneys of Ukraine (1st level)

Contact/URL

http://en.unba.org.ua/for-advocates
http://en.unba.org.ua/for-advocates    

Regulator(s) of Practice

Congress of Advocates of Ukraine

Contact/URL

http://en.unba.org.ua/for-advocates
   

Disciplinary Authorities

Qualification and Disciplinary Bar Commission of the Bar of the region - first level Higher Qualification and Disciplinary Commission of the Bar Ukraine - appeal level

Contact/URL

http://vkdka.org/en/about-commission/   

Other Bodies involved in Regulation of the Legal Profession

Bar Council of Ukraine

Contact/URL

http://en.unba.org.ua/activity
  

Primary Legislative Source

Law No. 5076-VI, "On the Bar and Practice of Law" dated 5 July 2012 (with further amendments) and general legislation which regulates economic activity of attorneys in Ukraine: Civil Code of Ukraine No. 435-IV dated 16 January 2003; Commercial Code of Ukraine No. 436-IV dated 16 January 2003 and Law No. 249-IV On Preventing and Counteracting the Legalization (Laundering) of Criminally-Obtained Proceeds or Terrorism Financing dated 28 November 2002, Codes of Procedure.

Contact/URL

http://en.unba.org.ua/assets/uploads/legislations/pologennya/law-of-ukraine-on-the-bar-and-practice-of-law-new.pdf