Ukrainian Union of Lawyers named Valentyn Zagariya legal community leader in 2012

On October 9, 2012 an award ceremony which acknowledged winners of Ukrainian best professional achievement contest “Lawyer of the Year – 2012”, organized by the Ukrainian Union of Lawyers was held. Valentyn Zagariya, Managing Partner at Spenser & Kauffmann and President of the Ukrainian Bar Association, was named winner in the nomination “Legal community leader”.

Among participants of this event, organized by the Ukrainian Union of Lawyers, are the Higher Council of Justice of Ukraine, the Supreme Court of Ukraine, the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, as well as numerous national professional associations of lawyers. Among winners of this contest are lawyers who have achieved the best results in their work during a year, and who meet requirements of professional and business ethics. The winners are chosen by Nomination Committee of the Ukrainian  Union of Lawyers, an influential public association, which was established almost 20 years ago.

“A few years ago I have decided to devote a significant amount of time and efforts to social activities within the Ukrainian Bar Association. I am glad that my work as President of UBA was recognized and appreciated not only by colleagues and representatives of the legal community, but also by representatives of such reputable organization as Ukrainian Union of Lawyers” – commented Mr. Zagariya.