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Nazar Kulchytskyy & Partners Law Firm

We specialize in protection of interests of our clients in relations with the state agencies, in particular:

We represent the interests of private entities in litigation with public authorities. Thus, two main areas of our practice are cases of administrative proceedings and cases concerning the protection of property rights.

It is not always possible to achieve the restoration of violated rights at the national level, and then the only opportunity to restore justice is to appeal to the European Court.

The great experience allows us to ensure the effective representation of the client’s interests starting from the assessment of the perspectives of applying to the European Court to the full enforcement of the decision made in client’s favour.

In the section criminal law on the main page and in the section «Practice»

Most people who are faced with law enforcement agencies for the first time believe that the innocent person has nothing to hide, and therefore he or she does not need legal aid. However, criminal proceedings are a parallel reality, in which generally accepted logic does not apply. No matter what those or other events in the real world are, it matters only if they can be used against you.

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Nazar Kulchytskyy
Founder, Head of firm

Practice areas: European Court of Human Rights case law, criminal and administrative law.

Education: Ivan Franko Lviv National University, specialization in public international law (2003) and constitutional law (2005).


2017 – present – lawyer, National expert of the OSCE Project Coordinator Ukraine and the Office of the Council of Europe in Kyiv, senior teaching fellow at the Legal Sciences Department of the National University “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”. Being a lawyer practitioner, he has comprehensive experience in representing the interests of legal and natural persons in criminal proceedings. He represents the interests of legal and natural persons before the European Court of Human Rights.

2012-2013 – Government Agent of Ukraine before the European Court of Human Rights. Main responsibilities – representation of the Government before the European Court of Human Rights, identification of measures necessary for the enforcement of decisions of the European Court, as well as reporting to the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on the progress of enforcement of European Court’s decisions in Ukraine and conducting an examination of draft legal act on compliance with the European Convention.

Holding position of the Government Agent, he prepared the position of the Government in more than 500 cases before the European Court of Human Rights, in particular, represented Ukraine at oral hearings on Lutsenko v. Ukraine, Tymoshenko v. Ukraine and Oleksandr Volkov v. Ukraine.

2007 – 2012 – Head of the Office of the Government Agent of Ukraine for the European Court of Human Rights.

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