Professional Profiles #76-8  
Headline * Lawyer/Legal Adviser  
Description / CV of candidate * Education and Qualifications

2012 – 2013 University of Law, Manchester, UK
Commercial and Private LPC (Distinction)
Modules: acquisitions, business, commercial dispute resolution, civil and criminal litigation, property, public companies and equity finance, tax, wills

2011 – 2012 University of Liverpool, UK
LLM in Law, Medicine and Healthcare (Merit)
Modules: medical malpractice litigation, medical ethics, mental health
Received £2,000 Postgraduate Faculty Award on academic merits

2007 – 2011 University of Nicosia, Cyprus
Law LLB with concentration on English and international law
GPA: 3.486 out of 4.0 (Equivalent 2:1) (recognized by SRA as equivalent to UK degree)
Modules: air law, company law, constitutional law, contract law, criminal law, family law, EU law, human rights law, land law, public international law, tort law, trust and equity
Received 50% scholarship on academic merits

1997 – 2007 Gymnasia №71
Zaporizhie, Ukraine
School leaving certificate: all courses grade A (with gold medal)

Law Related Work Experience

April – May 2013 Slater & Gordon Lawyers, UK
Work Experience in the national law firm
• Worked as part of the Legal Advice Team
• Conducted legal research on the private clients’ cases in insurance, property, family, employment, land, intestacy, criminal areas of law
• Produced specific issue reports with legal advice on the basis of thorough research

September 2012 Student Enrolment with the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) (UK)

June – July 2010 Scordis, Papapetrou & Co LLC: Advocates & Consultants, Cyprus
Internship in the Medium-sized corporate and commercial law firm
• Seats in Commercial Litigation and Shipping law
• Participated in the conducting of private client cases on commercial contracts (producing specific issue research reports, checking contracts and particulars of claim, writing official correspondence e-mails to the other parties in the dispute and their solicitors, restoring chronology of events in cases)

2010 – 2011 Law Clinic of the University of Nicosia, Member
• Gained practical experience in contract and maritime law cases
• Provided pro-bono legal services to the community
• Drafted contracts for Universities and giving legal advice on connected matters to the Heads of Educational Institutions
• Worked under close supervision of the academic staff of the University

Other Work Experience

2007 – 2011 University of Nicosia, The Dialogue Chair in Middle Eastern Studies
Personal Assistant to Professor F. Mirbagheri
• Organized national and international conferences
• Conducted research in international relations via internet and library resources
• Responsible for public communications with students and academic staff by telephone, e-mail and face-to-face meetings
• Worked on the book editing by writing complete bibliography, checking plagiarism, editing book chapters
• Engaged in secretarial duties: audio typing, e-mail and mail official correspondence, day-to-day planning, organization of international trips

Pro Bono Activity

March 2013 Family Law Advice Clinic, UK
Student Advisor
• Conducted private client interviews
• Undertook legal research on family law matters
• Produced specific issue reports, client care letters and letters of advice
• Worked under close supervision and in cooperation with family lawyers of Slater & Gordon Lawyers

2009 – 2011 Law Society of the University of Nicosia
• Organized various social events, conferences
• Visited District and Supreme Courts of Nicosia
• Visited ATC of Nicosia in the course of studying air law
• Participated in the mock trials on family law and human rights law


Oct – Nov 2012 Commercial Awareness Course
University of Law
• Studied the operation and structure of the law firm and its place in the market
• Generated proposed directions in the development of a law firm’s strategy
• Prepared an analysis of the targeted clients and their needs in relation to the legal services

March 2011 Second Leiden Sarin International Air Law Moot Court Competition
Emirates Aviation College, Dubai
• Was selected as one of only four participants from the Cyprus team
• Prepared legal arguments on the case on Aviation Law, including claim and defence statements
• Made oral arguments during moot trials in Dubai before legal professionals and international judges
• Worked with fellow students in cooperation with the other international teams

2008 – 2011 Attended conferences and lectures devoted to legal topics both in and outside the University
• the International Conference on “Blood Transfusion and Religious Beliefs”
• the International Conference on “Welfare of the Child and Beliefs of the Parents”
• the Lecture by Prof. John Dugard on “Legal Remedies to Combat the New Colonialism: a Study of Cyprus, Palestine and Western Sahara”


• Russian (native speaker)
• Ukrainian (native speaker)
• English (written and oral fluent; IELTS score 8.0 January 2011)
• French (written and oral basic)
• Arabic (beginner in progress)

Interests and Hobbies

• Sports: playing tennis, swimming, ice-skating, jogging, modern and Latin dances
• Travelling: Bulgaria, Cyprus, Slovakia, Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, France, Belgium, United Kingdom, Russia, UAE, Lebanon, Egypt
• Reading modern and classic international authors
Directory: Sectors Law - legal consulting,Capital Markets,Merger & Acquisitions 
Profile is posted by * Job seeker
Profession * Lawyer
Location of candidate * Ukraine  
Location State (US only) * Not US  
Candidate is willing to move * Yes
Languages * English
Year of birth * 1989  
Expected Position level * Employee
Expected Salary Range * 20 K- 40 K
Candidate interested in following sectors * Capital Markets
Corporate Finance
Graduates & Internships
Legal Services
Merger & Acquisitions