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New Partner and Head of White Collar Crime at Vasil Kisil & Partners

New Partner and Head of White Collar Crime at Vasil Kisil & Partners

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Vasil Kisil and Partners is announcing that Vitaliy Kasko has joined the firm as a Partner to head the White Collar Crime practice.

Since 2004 Kasko has been acting adviser to the Council of Europe and other international criminal justice and human rights organizations. Since September 2015, he has been a Member of the Executive Committee of the International Association of Prosecutors  and since April 2016 a Member of the Board of Transparency International Ukraine, a global NGO on fighting against corruption. Since 2015 he has been a Member of the Constitutional Commission. Until February 2016 he was Deputy Prosecutor General of Ukraine.

“Thanks to supreme ethic and professional standards our firm has gained an impeccable reputation in 25 years," said VKP Managing Partner Andriy Stelmashchuk. "We believe that jointly with Vitaliy, who witnessed the criminal process in Ukraine from both sides, we will develop the White Collar Crime practice to anticipate international and local client expectations. As recently noted by a well-known US diplomat Daniel Fried, 'Values Have Power.' We enhance the White Collar Crime practice to defend clients choice of values by all available legal methods.”

“I believe we will continue to struggle for high standards and values that have united us during the Revolution of Dignity," commented Kasko. "I am honored to join Vasil Kisil and Partners law firm to continue our joint collaboration on establishing the rule of law and developing a responsible legal business."

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Avellum is a leading Ukrainian full service law firm with a special focus on finance, M&A, and dispute resolution. Our goal is to be the firm of choice for our clients with respect to their most significant business transactions. We bring the most advanced Western legal techniques and practice, which, coupled with our first-hand knowledge, broad industry experience, and unparalleled level of service, will help our clients achieve best results in their business endeavours. We work seamlessly in integrated teams with premier US, UK and European law firms in course of multijurisdictional transactions. The team consists of 26 highly qualified attorneys, including three partners – Mykola Stetsenko, Glib Bondar, and Dmytro Marchukov, who are actively involved in every transaction. Avellum is recognised as one of the leading law firms in Ukraine by various international legal directories and Ukrainian legal editions (Chambers, Legal500, IFLR1000, Ukrainian Law Firms, and others).

Firm's website: www.avellum.com

 

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