Invalidation of the contract: the line between abuse and legal guarantees
In the modern world, almost all relationships are formalized in an appropriate agreement. The turnover of treaties in civilized countries is simply amazing, not to mention the high culture of…

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Representation of a client in a civil court
One of the essential guarantees that citizens exercise their right to judicial protection is the possibility of obtaining legal assistance. This is due to the fact that the majority of…

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Offshore companies as an asset protection tool have not disappeared
What is important for the owner of any asset? The optimal taxation of such an asset over the time it has been held and partly the desire to keep its…

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Provocation of a bribe as a circumstance excluding a corpus delicti

The Criminal Code of Ukraine does not contain separate provisions on the specifics of the criminal liability of the recipient of undue gain (bribe), in the event of provocation of such actions by law enforcement agencies. However, not in every scientific and practical commentary to Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine states: the provocation of a bribe does not exclude the guilt of one who received undue profit. The indicated doctrinal conclusion is verbatim repeated in paragraph 23 of the Resolution of the Plenum of the Supreme Court of Ukraine of 04.26.2002 No. 5 “On judicial practice in cases of bribery”. Continue reading

Administrative appeal of decisions of the tax service

The biggest skeptics are lawyers. From their lips you can often hear that it is possible to appeal effectively decisions (tax notifications-decisions) of the state tax service bodies only in an administrative court.

Tax consultants are increasingly advocating the use of all legal pre-trial opportunities to resolve disputes with fiscal authorities. This polarity of opinions is quite obvious – lawyers are good in the courts, tax consultants in the tax authorities, lawyers have an emphasis on the process, and consultants in accounting and tax accounting. Continue reading

How can young lawyers come to the attention of the leaders of the legal market?

Nowadays, for success in any field it is not enough just to be a professional and to carry out your work efficiently. Lawyers need to be able to demonstrate their expertise and achievements to colleagues and clients, and students to classmates, teachers and potential employers. Speaking more scientifically, it is necessary to consistently and thoroughly build a personal brand.

This important topic is not studied in Ukrainian universities, but in vain. Young lawyers, who have been consistently working on the development of a personal brand since junior courses, even before they graduate, fall on the radars of HR specialists from leading law firms. They are much more likely to beat competitors for the vacant positions of top employers. Continue reading

Customer Service: How to Maintain Loyalty
Carrying out analytical work to collect information and conduct business training, employees of the Moscow City Collegium of Lawyers Pravex, which provide arbitration services, subscription customer services and others, argue…

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Justification of a suspected criminal offense
The adoption of the new Code of Criminal Procedure of Ukraine in 2012 marked the beginning of a new milestone in the development of national criminal justice. A number of…

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Extract from the Register of Property Rights to Real Estate
The purpose of obtaining an extract. The legislation of Ukraine provides that an owner who intends to make a transaction with his real estate located on a land plot must…

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The main ways to improve the relationship of a lawyer with a client
I’ll tell you a secret right away: there are no secrets in improving relations between a lawyer and a client, because we all know how to be in good relations…

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