Smirnov Yevgeniy Vitalyevich

Managing partner

  • DOB: 1966
  • 1997    National University “Yaroslav the Wise Law Academy of Ukraine”, specialization: Jurisprudence, qualification: lawyer
  • 1987 – 2004    employment with the law-enforcement authorities holding senior roles in the investigative forces of the Dnipropetrovsk region
  • 2005    Certificate in Legal Practice and Advocacy
  • 2005 – 2007    private law practice
  • 2008    a partner and a managing partner in the leading law firms of Dnipropetrovsk
  • 2010 – 2014    Head of the Dnipropetrovsk branch of the Law Society of Ukraine
  • 2014 – present    a Board member and Head of the non-governmental organization “The Cause of Human Rights” which is currently represented in a number of public agencies, such as Public Council at the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Public Administration.
  • 2017 defended Candidate’s dissertation and attained the degree of Candidate of Juridical Sciences
  • An author of numerous articles and commentaries on legal issues of the Internet publication Levy Bereg [], an author of articles and commentaries in various law journal, a co-author of the collection “Samples of Procedural Instruments in Accordance with the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine and Comments to Them” as well as the collection “Information Materials Regulating Certain Issues of Criminal Proceedings in Ukraine”. The books were prepared and published as part of the project of the Council of Europe “Support to the Criminal Justice Reform in Ukraine”.
  • A regular participant and a contributor and speaker at various conferences, seminars and forums on law enforcement issues. Gives master classes for students of Dnipropetrovsk and Kyiv.