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Oleksii Shevchuk (born July 13, 1985, Kyiv) is a  Ukrainian lawyer, journalist, managing partner of the Barristers Bar Association. In Ukraine, famously known due to participation in resonant criminal cases by Hennadii Korban[1], Yaroslav Kashuba[2], Illia Kyva, Oleksandr Onyshchenko, Boryslav Rozenblat[3], and others.

Biography[edit]

Oleksii was born on July 13, 1985 in Kyiv. In 2007, he received a Master's degree in Law at Kyiv National Economic University, speciality "Jurisprudence".

Professional career[edit]

In 2004-2005, he worked as a manager of foreign economic activity at Lysoform JSC. During 2006-2007, he worked as a financial manager and legal consultant and Head of Legal Department at Fourway LLC and Karges LLC.

In 2009, together with his colleagues, he founded Shevchuk and Partners law firm.

In 2010, he received a certificate of attorney at law.

In 2014, during Euromaidan, Oleksiy was the first who criticized the anti-protest laws in Ukraine adopted by Verkhovna Rada on January 16, 2014.

At the beginning of 2015, he was a candidate to lead the newly established National Anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine.

In 2017, he co-founded a new Barristers law firm, which appeared after the merging of Shevchuk and Partners together with Ponomarenko & Partners law firms.

Oleksii participated in local and parliament elections; however, he was never elected.

Law cases[edit]

Oleksii Shevchuk became well known after participating in resonant cases defending top-politicians of Ukraine[4]

Some of the most famous ones are:

Case of Hennadii Korban - Ukrainian state and political figure, businessman;[5]

Case of Yaroslav Kashub - Head of the State Employment Service;[6][7]

Case of Ilia Kyva - Head of the Department for Combating Narcotic Crimes of the National Police of Ukraine, Advisor to the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine;[8][9]

Case of Oleksandr Onyshchenko - Ukrainian politician, businessman and athlete, member of parliament;[10]

Case of Boryslav Rozenblat - Ukrainian politician, people's deputy of Ukraine.[11][12]

Journalist activity[edit]

Oleksii is the host of the following television projects: "Crime and punishment", "Judicial affairs", "Family court".

He is the host of the “DokaZ” TV project and co-director of the project "Between our people" on ZIK TV channel.

He is the author of the book "DokaZ: Openly about the government authorities of Ukraine", which includes top 33 talks with Ukrainian politicians such as Olha Bohomolets, Serhii Taruta, Ihor Mosiichuk, Roman Nasirov, Mykhailo Dobkin, Oleksandr Vilkul, Mikheil Saakashvili, Serhii Vlasenko, Volodymyr Omelian, and many others.

Awards[edit]

2017 - award from Kyiv Oblast Council of Advocates of the National Association of Advocates of Ukraine;

2018 - Order of St. Nicholas;[13]

2018 - "Lawyer of the Year 2018" in the nomination "Best TV Program Host”;[14]

2018 - Order of St. George;

2019 - included into "The Legal 500" international rating

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Суддя, який санкціонував примусове медобстеження Корбана, є фігурантом справи про порушення присяги – адвокат" (in Ukrainian). www.unian.ua. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  2. ^ ПРОТОКОЛ. "Голову Державної служби зайнятості Кашубу затримали за хабар у розмірі 600 тис. грн. Суд дозволив вийти під заставу в розмірі 1,8 млн. грн" (in Ukrainian). protocol.ua. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  3. ^ "Суд визнав Розенблата потерпілим у "бурштиновій справі" - адвокат" (in Ukrainian). www.ukrinform.ua. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  4. ^ "Алексей Шевчук: «Я привык называть вещи своими именами»". ЮРЛІГА. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  5. ^ "Против адвоката Корбана готовят иск за вмешательство в личную жизнь" (in Russian). kp.ua. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  6. ^ "Адвокат Кашубы заявляет, что его клиент стал жертвой провокации при реформировании Службы занятости" (in Russian). 112.ua. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  7. ^ "ВІДЕО: Кашуба став жертвою провокації при реформуванні Служби зайнятості, - адвокат" (in Ukrainian). 112.ua. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  8. ^ "Адвокаты помирили Илью Киву и Маси Найема". strana.ua. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  9. ^ ONLINE.UA. "Ківа вирішив покарати Саакашвілі за "кримінального авторитета"" (in Ukrainian). novyny.online.ua. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  10. ^ "Суд визнав Розенблата потерпілим у справі про провокацію хабара – адвокат". gordonua.com. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  11. ^ "Сотрудники НАБУ ворвались в самолет, отобрали у Розенблата паспорта и удерживают его уже четыре часа – адвокат". gordonua.com. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  12. ^ Телеканал ZIK (2017-10-19). "Адвокат: Борислав Розенблат повідомляв НАБУ про свою поїздку". Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  13. ^ "Олексій Шевчук нагороджений Орденом Святого Миколая Чудотворця" (in Ukrainian). Шевчук Олексій Анатолійович. 2018-02-01. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  14. ^ "В день юриста вітаємо переможців Всеукраїнського конкурсу «Адвокат року - 2018» та юристів різних сфер діяльності, що стоять на захисті прав і свобод українців" (in Ukrainian). Адвокатське об'єднання "Barristers". Retrieved 2019-06-19.