The legal department of Dmitrieva & Partners participated in the UAA Forum "Formula for Success: Advocacy Standards".
On September 15, 2017, within the framework of the UAA Committee of Organization and Marketing of Advocacy, headed by Lyubov Ignatova, attorney-at-law of Dmitrieva & Partners, the UAA Forum "Formula for Success: Advocacy Standards" took place.
Olga Dmitrieva, Managing Partner of Dmitrieva & Partners, opened the event and delivered a welcoming speech. During six months Mrs. Olga headed the Organizing Committee of the event, took an active part in the development of the program of the event and in the choice of speakers.
All lawyers and advocates of the company took part in the event, and partners were moderators. Olga Dmitrieva supervised the master class "Psychology of Lies or How to Detect a Deception", during which a polygraph test was held.
Olena Kostyuchenko, partner of Dmitrieva & Partners, was the moderator of the session "Advocate's Security" during which the quest "Search at the Advocate’s Office" was held. Leading advocates, along with the representatives of the security company, showed the participants by demonstration how the search is conducted, how representatives of law enforcement agencies usually act and how advocates should behave.
During the Forum the issues of organization and standards of advocacy, trends of the development of legal services, advocatory ethics, partnership and finance in an advocates’ association, defense of advocates’ rights and security, development of the Bar in Ukraine were also discussed. At the end of the event employees of the legal department of Dmitrieva & Partners have received the professional development certificates.