For the first time, Ukrainian Bar Association elected members of the Ethic council. Konnov & Sozanovsky managing partner Alexey Ivanov became one of the members, as well as Grischenko & Partners founding partner Dmitri Grischenko, Sergei Kozyakov & Partners partner Sergei Kozyakov, Legal Alliance senior partner Illya Kostin and Asters senior partner Armen Khachaturyan.
A new independent body is created to urge Association’s members to follow ethic and moral rules of their professional activity; to control execution of the lawyer’s ethic rules by the Association’s members, as well as following Association’s statute and other internal documents. According to the Provision “About Ethic commission of the Ukrainian public organization “Ukrainian Bar Association”, 5 commission’s members are elected for 5 years. These are experienced and authoritative lawyers with high moral standards who treat their profession with respect, and responsibly follow Ukrainian legislation and internal Association’s documents.
The Ethic commission was elected for the first time, along with new management of the Association. On May 31st, 2013, in Yalta, the meeting of the Association’s assembly was held in the frames of X Annual conference of the Ukrainian Bar Association, where new leadership of the organization was elected. Denis Bugay was elected the Association’s president. Alexey Reznikov will stay the vice-president.