Speakers

Tsygankov Andriy

Advocate. Chair of the UNBA Committee on Professional Conduct

Graduated from the Faculty of Law of Taras Shevchenko State University of Kyiv. Worked as a lawyer in various companies. Since 1996, he is engaged in individual advocacy. Fields of expertise: criminal, family, hereditary law, corporate conflicts settlement, etc. The portfolio includes many high-profile and ambiguous cases. He defended the interests of Dmitry Pogrebov, the first deputy mayor of Dnipro, and then Hennadiy Kernes, the mayor of Kharkiv. He gained a widespread fame in Ukraine and abroad owing to the defense of Alexander Onishchenko, the so-called "gas case" defendant, the disgraced ex-member of parliament. Member of the Bar Council of Kyiv. Head of the Committee on Professional Conduct at the National Bar Association of Ukraine.

 Andriy Tsygankov: "...it is my deep conviction that every advocate of Ukraine should form their position and opinion on the ongoing pressure and constraint of advocates in the freedom to realize their professional activities within the framework of guarantees provided by law and the state."