Konnov & Sozanovsky — Socially Responsible

Community work. Konnov & Sozanovsky is a general partner of Ukrainian Bar Association and supports Ukrainian Advocates’ Association. Both organizations consolidate the legal community and are aimed at developing the legal profession in Ukraine. The year 2010 Konnov & Sozanovsky is a partner of First Ukrainian Legal Aid Day, initiated by Ukrainian Bar Association, and provides legal aid to low-income individuals, NGOs, charitable and other non-profit organizations and small businesses.

Information support. Konnov & Sozanovsky is a developer of the open information resource www.ip.ua that contains the most complete information on existing in Ukraine ways of protection of intellectual property rights in Ukraine. The firm regularly emails the legislative news. Konnov & Sozanovsky regularly holds the roundtable discussions for businessmen featuring the specific issues of Ukrainian law.

Students’ initiatives support. Konnov & Sozanovsky provides sponsorship and coaching support to Ukrainian teams in international moot court competitions. Among them is the International Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, held annually under the auspices of the UNCITRAL in Vienna (Austria) and International WTO Law Moot, held by the European Law Student Association in Geneva (Switzerland).

Social support. As a part of its pro-bono activities Konnov & Sozanovsky provides legal support to social and charity trusts.

Charitable programs. Konnov & Sozanovsky also acts as a sponsor for public events as a part of its social activities. In particular, for several years our Firm has been the legal sponsor of the event «Running under chestnuts» during the celebration of Kiev’s Day, which has been a tradition since 1993. All funds collected during this event are directed to the acquisition of the necessary medical equipment and medications for Scientific-Research Center of Children’s Cardiology and Cardiosurgery to Supply Medical Centers of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine.