Competent Legal Expert Services
Due to globalization, cross-jurisdictional litigation with the involvement of Ukrainian businesses is not a surprise. Though mainly foreign law is agreed as applicable, sometimes it happens that parties failed to consent to applicable law or arisen dispute requires clarification of some issues regulated by the Ukrainian legislation. Thus, sooner or later, many international companies run into legal problems demanding a qualified legal expert (expert witness on the law). If one day your company needs such assistance with settling a lawsuit concerning the Ukrainian legislation, Jurvneshservice is always ready to give you a helping hand. If a settlement is made in a foreign court or at arbitration where neither of arbitrators knows the Ukrainian law, a necessity to receive expert legal witness testimony in the Ukrainian law has arisen. It ascertains the rights and duties of the parties under a contract to apply the canons of construction used in a Ukrainian court and to admit and consider such evidence as the Ukrainian court would accept to arrive at the intentions of the parties.
Jurvneshservice attorneys serve as experts in the law of Ukraine worldwide. With years of experience and a profound understanding of the law, we are the reliable service providers for many international companies. The best thing is that we offer expertise across a diverse range of industries. Due to their education and scientific degrees, Jurvneshservice legal experts issued legal opinions to the Ukrainian courts on foreign law issues to be applied.
Deadline compliance is one of the distinctive features of our legal expert services. Our specialists present legal opinions clearly and concisely. In a word, we do our best to provide the top-quality execution of the duties entrusted to us.
Guidelines of Jurvneshservice experts
Every international lawyer at Jurvneshservice acting as a legal expert in the Ukrainian law is guided by the following specific responsibilities:
– A legal expert is impartial and unbiased and is carried out with ethical and legal duties to the parties and the court;
– Legal expert evidence is an independent product of the expert uninfluenced as to form or content by the exigencies of litigation;
– Independent assistance provided to the court includes an objective, unbiased legal opinions regarding matters within the expertise of the expert witness;
– Facts and assumptions are stated together with material facts that are detracted from the concluded expert advice;
– A legal expert makes it clear when a question or issue is outside of his or her expertise;
– Legal expert duty to the court overrides his or her obligation to the person who is instructing them as the legal expert’s role is to assist the court in concluding the probative value of the evidence;
– A legal expert submits proof in the form of a written affidavit, statement, or report depending on the requirement of a jurisdiction where he/she is acting as an expert.
Gennadii Tsirat – is a doctor of law. Gennady Tsirat is a recognized specialist in international private law, international commercial arbitration, international civil litigation, including the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards in Ukraine. He received a Ph.D. in law while defending a dissertation on “Recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Ukraine” in 2000 and a doctorate in legal sciences while defending a thesis on the topic “Legal foundations and current trends in the international legal unification of the international civil process” in 2015. Gennady Tsirat gives courses on international commercial arbitration, private international law, and contemporary issues of private international law at the Institute of International Relations of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.
Gennady Tsirat acted as an expert on arbitrability of an arbitration dispute, the public order of Ukraine, the procedure for recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards, and court decisions in Ukraine.
Anna Tsirat – is a doctor of law. She is a recognized expert in international private law, international private air law, aircraft and airport financing, franchising, and IT protection. Due to Anna’s achievements, she was appointed as a legal expert in Ukrainian law in a range of litigation cases considered by American courts. Issued legal opinions concerned to contract law issues.
Dr. Anna Tsirat was invited as a legal expert in a range of cases against the Russian Federation pending by Permanent Court of Arbitration, the Hague. Rendered legal opinions contained treatment of the norms to protect foreign investments under the bilateral treaty between Ukraine and Russia. Anna Tsirat fluently speaks English, Russian, and Ukrainian.
Dr. Anna Tsirat was appointed as a legal expert in an investment arbitration against Ukraine by Limited Liability Company AMTO (Claimant) in case № 080/2005 hold by Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce Arbitration in the Matter of An Arbitration according to the Energy Charter Treaty and the Rules of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce. The legal opinion related to the protection of foreign investment within the framework of Ukrainian legislation, including existing international treaties and the Energy Charter.
Kateryna Tsirat – Ph.D. She defended her thesis on “Autonomy of the will of the parties in the Hague principles of the choice of law in international commercial agreements” in 2019. Ekaterina acted as an expert on the issues of applicable foreign law in Ukrainian courts. Namely, she provided several legal opinions on corporate law issues of the British Virgin Islands. She fluently speaks English, Spanish, and Italian.