A Ukrainian lawyer. A public activist. A member of the Public Integrity Council.
Citizenship: a citizen of Ukraine.
Education: Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Bachelor of Law.
National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”, Specialist of Law.
Since 2008 till 2012 he has been studying at the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.
In 2013 he obtained a degree of Specialist of Law at the National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”.
Since 2011 he has been working as an assistant judge expert at the Center of Policy and Legal Reform.
Since 2013 he has been an expert of the judicial department of the Center of Policy and Legal Reform.
Scientific and analytical activities
Since 2013 he is post-graduate student of the Department of General Theoretical and State Legal Sciences of the National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”.
He is an author and co-author of about two dozen articles and analytical materials on the topics of peaceful gatherings. In particular, in 2016 the following articles were published: “The Transformation of the Right to Peaceful Assembly from the Moral Category into Subjective Right”, “The Relationship of the Right to Peaceful Assembly with Related Rights”, “Compliance with the Proportionality Principle in Case of Blocking Roads within the Context of the Realization of the Right to Peaceful Assembly in Ukraine”.
He is also a co-author of publications: “Disciplinary Liability of Judges in Ukraine: Problems of Legislation and Practice” (2013).
“Litigation Monitoring: A Manual for Public Associations” (2015).
“New Opportunities for Regulatory Policy (for Business Associations and Non-Governmental Organizations)” (2015).
“Key legal reforms 2014-2015: how have the European standards been implemented?” (2016).
Human rights activities
Since 2011 he has been engaged in the legal protection of the right of citizens to peaceful assembly.
In 2012, he prepared a complaint to the European Court of Human Rights regarding the violation of the right of citizens to peaceful assembly during protest actions against the adoption of the Law “On the Principles of the State Language Policy” (it has not been considered till this moment).
During 2012-2014, he has repeatedly participated in litigation concerning appeals against decisions restricting the freedom of peaceful assembly in national courts. In particular, during this period, he has succeeded in appealing the decision to ban the conducting of peaceful assemblies in Kyiv on Maidan Nezalezhnosti and the adjacent streets that took place during the events of Euromaidan.
In 2014, he prepared several dozen applications to the Temporary Special Commission on the verification of judges who passed a decision to restrict the rights of citizens to hold meetings, rallies, campaigns, demonstrations in Ukraine during the Revolution of Dignity. He participated in the meetings of the Temporary Special Commission and the High Council of Justice in considering some of these applications.