Partner Oleg Makarov was elected as Ukrainian MP and swore on 29 September 2019 the oath of a member of the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of the 9th convocation. Due to this, Mr. Makarov resigns as a partner from Vasil Kisil & Partners Law Firm.
Oleg Makarov has been a partner with Vasil Kisil & Partners since the establishment of the firm. He has been Managing Partner since 2007 to 2015. Mr. Makarov has more than 30 years of experience in litigation and dispute resolution practice. Leading international and national ratings Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Legal 500, Top 100 Best Lawyers of Ukraine and Ukrainian Law Firms recommend Oleg Makarov as one of the most renowned litigation lawyer in Ukraine.
"Having worked all of my life at Vasil Kisil & Partners, I would like to dedicate the next stage of my professional development to the law-making. VKP has an immensely strong team and I am sure that partners Andriy Stelmashchuk, Oleg Alyoshin, Oksana Voynarovska, Vitaliy Kasko, Alexander Borodkin, Oleg Kachmar, Anna Sisetska and Volodymyr Igonin will lead steadily the firm to new achievements," Oleg Makarov comments.
Andriy Stelmashchuk, Managing Partner at Vasil Kisil & Partners, said, "I am sure that Mr. Makarov's experience and professionalism will do good to the law-making and resolving issues at the national level. We wish Oleg Makarov good luck in working for the benefit of Ukraine."