MPs, lawyers and judges discussed how to solve the problem of jurisdiction of land disputes in Ukraine

The problems of jurisdiction of land disputes, which every practicing lawyer faces in Ukrainian courts, as well as possible ways to resolve them have been the subject of professional discussion among MPs, scientists, lawyers and judges.

The Committee on Agrarian and Land Law of the Ukrainian National Bar Association, headed by Sofiya Law Firm partner Mr Oleksandr Polivodskyy, organized and held a thematic online discussion on May 22.

In particular, the subject of the discussion was the prospects of adopting the draft Law of Ukraine № 3296 dated 31.03.2020 on amendments to the Commercial Procedure Code on the jurisdiction of disputes arising in the field of land relations and real estate disputes.

MP, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Agrarian and Land Policy Mykola Solskyi, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Enforcement of ECHR Decisions and Alternative Dispute Resolution of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Legal Policy Roman Babii, MP, Secretary of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Legal Policy Oleh Makarov, Judge-Speaker of the Commercial Cassation Court of the Supreme Court Yurii Chumak, Judge of the Commercial Court of Kyiv City Tetiana Vasylchenko, Head of the Center for Research of Administrative Justice of the Kyiv Regional Center of the National Academy of Legal Sciences of Ukraine, Doctor of Laws., prof. Anton Monaienko, expert of the public association "Koordinata", Doctor of Laws, Professor Olena Belianevych and Chairman of the Committee on Commercial Law and Procedure of NAAU Serhii Tiurin took part in the discussion.

"When organizing the conference, we primarily aimed to exchange views, bring clarity and come up with certain formulations, ideas and positions that would be acceptable to everyone who works in the courts," said O. Polivodskyy. "I am convinced that the high level of expertise of the event, which was attended by lawmakers, academics, lawyers and judges of all jurisdictions, ensured proper balance of opinions, which allows us to consider the event very successful."

Watch the online discussion "Jurisdiction of land disputes. Problems and solutions ", as well as other interesting videos on land law issues on Youtube channel Sofiya Law Firm.

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