Lawyer’s Speech is Lawyer’s Business Card. A Workshop by Oleksii Shevchuk

Lawyer’s Speech is Lawyer’s Business Card. A Workshop by Oleksii Shevchuk

Lawyer’s Speech is Lawyer’s Business Card. A Workshop by Oleksii Shevchuk

A workshop on lawyer’s speech in court was held in Kyiv on the 15th of December 2016. The workshop was conducted by Oleksii Shevchuk, a lawyer and GENTLS law firm associated partner, along with his Russian colleague Ilya Novikov, who defended Nadiya Savchenko from prosecution in Russia, and who is also known as an erudite of the TV-show What? Where? When? In his speech Oleksii Shevchuk revealed some secrets of the preparation for court hearings, attention control techniques and shared his experience of speaking in front of the court. Oleksii urged his colleagues to revive lawyer’s speech and not to be afraid to speak in court. Ilya Novikov told the audience about his experience of working in Russian and Ukrainian courts, revealed a number of procedural techniques that he had successfully used in Savchenko case. Ilya expressed his opinion on the progressiveness of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. GENTLS law firm expresses its gratitude to Ilya Novikov participation in the workshop and continues to cooperation with him in a number of resonant criminal cases.