Oleksandr Polivodskyy unveils secrets of legal practice on invalidity of land lease agreements

On 11 September 2019, the Bar’s High School provided a two-hour training session entitled ‘Invalidity of Land Lease Agreements: Theory and Practice. Advice for Attorneys.’   Sofiya Law Firm’s partner Mr Oleksandr Polivodskyy was a speaker of the event.

The expert covered, among other things, conceptual  issues (the concept of invalidity and material conditions of a land lease agreement), and presented an analysis of the problem of invalidity of land lease agreements as a matter of practice, from a perspective of government authorities, including:

- criteria for assessing an agreement and common reasons behind claims;

- grounds for invalidity of agreements, as specified in the Supreme Court’s decisions;

- arguments used by tax authorities and possible objections thereto; and

- landmark judgments of the European Court of Human Rights and legal views expressed, which should be used in controversial cases.

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