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15-10-2013

Valentyn Zagariya has been ranked among top 3 the most powerful Ukrainian attorneys

Ukrainian legal weekly Yuridicheskaya praktika announced results of the independent research “15 the most powerful Ukrainian attorneys”. Valentyn Zagariya, Managing Partner at Spenser & Kauffmann Law Firm has been ranked among top 3 leaders according to the research results.

Names of the practicing attorneys are placed in the research according to the level of their influence on the decision making process important for the bar and the nation in general. Results of the analysis include information about Valantyn Zagarariya’s election as Head of the Higher Qualification and Disciplinary Bar Commission in November, 2012. Researchers mentioned Mr. Zagariya’s active participation in the advocates’ reform, in particular in creating unified position on the most burning issues during the period when he was in charge of Ukrainian Bar Association working group. Valentyn Zagariya has been Member of the Board of Ukrainian Bar Association from 2009 to 2011. Between June 2011 and June 2013 he was President of the Ukrainian Bar Association. In 2011, Valentyn Zagariya joined Working Group on the reform of judiciary and the bar which was created according to the Decree of the President of Ukraine №362/2011 on November, 11, 2011. One of the main goals of the Working Group was preparing the agreed proposals for the reform of the judiciary and the bar generally based on the best international standards and fulfillment of Ukraine’s commitments to the Council of Europe.

Valentyn Zagariya commented results of the Yuridicheskaya praktika analysis: “It is very pleasant when daily work finds its response in researches of the leading mass-media. Bar development, upgrading its reputation, realization European traditions – will be complete priority of my professional goals”.