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|Baptised||July 13, 1985|
Oleksiy Shevchuk (born July 13, 1985; Kyiv) — is a Ukrainian criminal defense lawyer, journalist and TV-host. Best known for his participation in political trials related to the criminal prosecution of the top politicians and entrepreneurs, such as Kyiv mayor Vitaliy Klitchko, an oligarch Oleksandr Onyshchenko and a tycoon Oleg Bakhmatyuk.
Oleksiy was born on July 13, 1985 in Kyiv.
In 2007, he received a Master's degree in Law from Kyiv National Economic University.
In 2018 and 2019 got an award "Lawyer of the Year" according to the Ukrainian Bar Association
In 2019, Oleksiy got an Order of St. Michael by the Orthodox Church of Ukraine
In 2006-2007, he worked as a legal consultant and the head of the legal department at LLC Fourway and LLC Karges.
In 2009, Oleksiy co-founded a law firm Shevchuk and Partners.
In 2017, he co-founded a new law firm Barristers as a merger of Shevchuk and Partners together with Ponomarenko & Partners law firms.
Oleksiy Shevchuk became well known after participating in resonant cases, defending top-politicians of Ukraine.
Some of the most famous cases:
The case of Genadiy Korban, a Ukrainian state and political figure, businessman, the head of UKROP party
The case of Oleksandr Onyshchenko, a Ukrainian politician, businessman and athlete, member of the Parliament
The case of Vitaliy Klitchko, the mayor of Kiev, former heavyweight world box champion
The case of Oleg Bakhmatyuk, a Ukrainian agriculture tycoon, owner of defunct VAB Bank
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