Ukraine is bordered with Russia, Belarus, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Moldova, and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov. It has an area of 603,628 sq kms with a population of about 44.5 million.

Ukraine is a unitary republic under a semi-presidential system with separate powers: legislative, executive, and judicial branches. Its capital and largest city is Kiev.

The Ukrainian legal system is a civil law system.


How to practise in Ukraine

2011-12-20T17:52:00+00:00By Donna Evans

Find out all you need to know about practising in Ukraine


English Law Day in Kyiv 2019 - Join us on 21 March


The Law Society in partnership with the British Embassy in Kyiv and the Ukrainian ational Bar Association is organising the third English Law Forum in Kyiv on 21 March 2019.


English Law Day in Kyiv


Read more about the conference on 22 March

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Kyiv Arbitration Day 2019: Think Big


The Ukrainian Bar Association is holding its ninth international arbitration conference on 13 September 2019.

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Your contacts for this region are Chika Muorah and Eleanor Farrow


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