Oleksiy Shevchuk

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Oleksiy Shevchuk
Олексій Шевчук
Шевчук 12.jpg
Kyiv, Ukraine
BaptisedJuly 13, 1985

Oleksiy Shevchuk (born July 13, 1985; Kyiv) is a Ukrainian criminal defense lawyer, journalist and TV-host. Best known for his participation in political trials related to the criminal prosecution of the top politicians and entrepreneurs, such as Kyiv mayor Vitaliy Klitchko,[1] an oligarch Oleksandr Onyshchenko[2] and a tycoon Oleg Bakhmatyuk.[3][4]

Biography[change | change source]

Oleksiy was born on July 13, 1985 in Kyiv.

In 2007, he received a Master's degree in Law from Kyiv National Economic University.[5][6]

In 2018 and 2019 got an award "Lawyer of the Year" according to the Ukrainian Bar Association.[7]

In 2019, Oleksiy got an Order of St. Michael by the Orthodox Church of Ukraine[8]

Professional career[change | change source]

In 2006-2007, he worked as a legal consultant and the head of the legal department at LLC Fourway and LLC Karges.

In 2009, Oleksiy co-founded a law firm Shevchuk and Partners.

In 2017, he co-founded a new law firm Barristers as a merger of Shevchuk and Partners together with Ponomarenko & Partners law firms.[9]

Cases[change | change source]

Oleksiy Shevchuk became well known after participating in resonant cases, defending top-politicians of Ukraine.

Some of the most famous cases:

The case of Genadiy Korban, a Ukrainian state and political figure, businessman, the head of UKROP party

The case of Oleksandr Onyshchenko, a Ukrainian politician, businessman and athlete, member of the Parliament

The case of Vitaliy Klitchko, the mayor of Kiev, former heavyweight world box champion.[10][11]

The case of Oleg Bakhmatyuk, a Ukrainian agriculture tycoon, owner of defunct VAB Bank.[12]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Кличко позивається до Гончарука і Богдана через рішення звільнити його з посади голови КМДА". Радіо Свобода (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 2020-11-12.
  2. "По справам Онищенка і Насірова підозрюваних захищають одні й ті ж адвокати (додано)". НАШІ ГРОШІ (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 2020-11-12.
  3. "Lawyer of Bakhmatyuk: NABU does not allow us to read the criminal case files and put political pressure on us". ukranews_com. 2019-11-29. Retrieved 2020-11-12.
  4. "Presidential Office seeking to seize Bakhmatyuk's assets, and NABU restricting access to case files, – lawyer". ukranews_com. 2019-12-02. Retrieved 2020-11-12.
  5. "Центральна виборча комісія України - WWW відображення ІАС "Вибори народних депутатів України 2014"". web.archive.org. 2018-03-23. Retrieved 2020-11-12.
  6. "Юридичний факультет КНЕУ: вчорашні здобутки і нові вершини". www.golos.com.ua (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 2020-11-12.
  7. "Награждены победители V конкурса «Адвокат года-201 — Юридическая практика". web.archive.org. 2018-10-08. Retrieved 2020-11-12.
  8. "Адвокат року – 2019: названо імена переможців конкурсу". zib.com.ua. Retrieved 2020-11-12.
  9. "Адвокаты объявили о создании нового АО "Barristers"". Lойер (in Russian). 2017-12-16. Retrieved 2020-11-12.
  10. "Klitschko suing Honcharuk and Bohdan". www.ukrinform.net. Retrieved 2020-11-12.
  11. "Klitschko Files Suit Over Kyiv City State Administration Dismissal". UATV. 2019-09-30. Archived from the original on 2019-09-30. Retrieved 2020-11-12.
  12. "Адвокати Бахматюка надіслали у Інтерпол його заяви щодо керівника ОПУ Богдана - 16.12.19 Прямий". prm.ua (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 2020-11-12.