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Ostap Semerak joins Vasil Kisil & Partners as a Partner

05/ 04/ 2021
  Ostap Semerak joins the the firm’s partnership team and will develop the firm’s public advocacy practice. Mr. Semerak has significant experience in public administration and lawmaking: he was a member of theUkrainian Parliament of the 6th convocation (Budget Committee) and the 8th convocation (EuropeanIntegration Committee). From 2014 to 2016 he was the Co-Chair of the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary AssociationCommittee. From 2014, he served as the Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, and from 2016 to2019, he was the Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine. As an MP, he sponsored a number of draft laws passed by the Verkhovna Rada, including, in particular, laws on: Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine on Prevention and Counter action of Political Corruption (on Public Financing of Political Parties); State Support of Cinema to graphy in Ukraine; and Amendments to the Criminal Code of Ukraine (Improving Protection of Professional Journalistic Activities). As the Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine, he sponsored passing of the laws drafted by the Ministry to harmonize Ukrainian legislation with EU law, including laws on: Environmental Impact Assessment; Strategic Environmental Assessement; Fundamental Principles of Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Andriy Stelmashchuk, Managing Partner, commented: “We welcome Ostap Semerak as our new Partner at Vasil Kisil & Partners. Mr. Semerak’s experience in the public sector and lawmaking will strengthen our public advocacy practice. The range of services for our clients in this area will include advising on overcoming barriers for investment in Ukraine, drafting and advocating regulations, civilized lobbying in Ukraine and abroad.” Ostap Semerak noted: “I am glad to join Vasil Kisil & Partners – a renowned law firm with high ethical and professional principles that I also share. By pooling our efforts and expertise, we will provide Ukrainian and foreign clients with the support and solutions necessary to resolve their business problems both at the national and international levels through fair and legitimate practices.” # # # For more details please contact Olga Shevchenko, PR Manager Tel.: +380 67 358 47 82 E-mail: shevchenko@vkp.ua About the Firm Established in 1992, Vasil Kisil & Partners is a Ukrainian law firm that delivers integrated legal advice in banking & finance, mergers & acquisitions, capital markets, antitrust, competition and trade, dispute resolution, white collar crime, tax law, energy and natural resources law, intellectual property law, labor and employment law, real estate and construction law, as well as PPP, concessions and infrastructure law. Vasil Kisil & Partners is a member and exclusively represents Ukraine in such international professional associations as TerraLex (160 law firms in 100 countries), Cathay Associates (40 high-profile law firms with over 500 headcount worldwide in 43 major cities and countries across Europe and Asia) and Ius Laboris (1700 labor and employment lawyers in 50 countries). Andriy Stelmashchuk is a managing partner of Vasil Kisil & Partners law firm.

Ostap Semerak joins the the firm’s partnership team and will develop the firm’s public advocacy practice.

Mr. Semerak has significant experience in public administration and lawmaking: he was a member of theUkrainian Parliament of the 6th convocation (Budget Committee) and the 8th convocation (EuropeanIntegration Committee). From 2014 to 2016 he was the Co-Chair of the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary AssociationCommittee. From 2014, he served as the Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, and from 2016 to2019, he was the Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine.

As an MP, he sponsored a number of draft laws passed by the Verkhovna Rada, including, in particular, laws on:

  • Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine on Prevention and Counter action of Political Corruption (on Public Financing of Political Parties);
  • State Support of Cinema to graphy in Ukraine; and
  • Amendments to the Criminal Code of Ukraine (Improving Protection of Professional Journalistic Activities).

As the Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine, he sponsored passing of the laws drafted by the Ministry to harmonize Ukrainian legislation with EU law, including laws on:

  • Environmental Impact Assessment;
  • Strategic Environmental Assessement;
  • Fundamental Principles of Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of Greenhouse Gas Emissions.

Andriy Stelmashchuk, Managing Partner, commented: “We welcome Ostap Semerak as our new Partner at Vasil Kisil & Partners. Mr. Semerak’s experience in the public sector and lawmaking will strengthen our public advocacy practice. The range of services for our clients in this area will include advising on overcoming barriers for investment in Ukraine, drafting and advocating regulations, civilized lobbying in Ukraine and abroad.”

Ostap Semerak noted: “I am glad to join Vasil Kisil & Partners – a renowned law firm with high ethical and professional principles that I also share. By pooling our efforts and expertise, we will provide Ukrainian and foreign clients with the support and solutions necessary to resolve their business problems both at the national and international levels through fair and legitimate practices.”

# # #

For more details please contact Olga Shevchenko, PR Manager
Tel.: +380 67 358 47 82

E-mail: shevchenko@vkp.ua

About the Firm

Established in 1992, Vasil Kisil & Partners is a Ukrainian law firm that delivers integrated legal advice in banking & finance, mergers & acquisitions, capital markets, antitrust, competition and trade, dispute resolution, white collar crime, tax law, energy and natural resources law, intellectual property law, labor and employment law, real estate and construction law, as well as PPP, concessions and infrastructure law. Vasil Kisil & Partners is a member and exclusively represents Ukraine in such international professional associations as TerraLex (160 law firms in 100 countries), Cathay Associates (40 high-profile law firms with over 500 headcount worldwide in 43 major cities and countries across Europe and Asia) and Ius Laboris (1700 labor and employment lawyers in 50 countries). Andriy Stelmashchuk is a managing partner of Vasil Kisil & Partners law firm.

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