We develop our business and serve our clients through the promotion of values shared by the firm’s partners, employees, and clients. Such approach contributes to the company’s sustainable development, and this is why we focus our CSR activity on the UN’s global Sustainable Development Goals, in particular 3 of them:
Goal 4: Quality education
Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth
Goal 16: Peace and justice
What we do to attain the global goals in Ukraine:
100+ lectures delivered by VKP’s partners at universities
50 trainees annually
10+ years of cooperation with the Students League of the Ukrainian Bar Association
Starting from 2016, VKP is an organizer of the Ukrainian Pre-Moot of the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot.
Each year, the firm’s lawyers participate in and act as coaches and judges at international moot competitions, such as:
- Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court;
- Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot;
- Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Court;
- Central and East European Moot Court;
- International Air Law Moot Court.
VKP's CSR initiatives aiming to support the Ukrainian culture are designed to promote the development of talents and contribute to the recognition of the Ukrainian culture worldwide. Therefore, VKP:
- Supports the activities of NGO Responsible Future, a non-governmental organization helping musically gifted children, including those internally displaced from eastern Ukraine and Crimea, to represent Ukraine internationally.
UAH 95 million paid in taxes over the last 5 years.
We offer equal employment opportunities to everyone, irrespective of sex, age, religion, ethnic origin, disability, marital status, social or employment status, or sexual orientation, while assuming responsibility for payment of all taxes, including a military tax. To learn more about career opportunities with VKP click here.
Economic growth in any country is possible only provided that small and medium business is developing, workplaces are available and proper working conditions are secured.
We invest our lawyers’ time to provide legal assistance to various Ministries and governmental departments on pro bono terms to help them develop laws. We also provide free-of-charge assistance to foreign investors in Ukrainian law matters acting as a permanent legal advisor to the European Business Association. In particular, our lawyers provide free-of-charge legal advice to the following EBA Committees:
- Agrochemical Committee
- Electronic Payments Committee
- Grain & Oilseed Committee
- IT Committee
- Dairy Committee
- Animal Health Care Committee
- Consumer Electronics Committee
- Human Resources Committee
Peace and Justice
VKP supports the Open Court Project aiming to rid the judicial system of corruption and protect citizens’ right to a fair and public trial.
Our Senior Partner Vasil Kisil is a member of the Judicial Reform Committee with the President of Ukraine.
VKP supports the activities of:
Ukrainian Philanthropists Forum and provides free-of-charge online consultations for charitable and non-governmental organizations who, in their turn, help those in need; and
NGO “Initiative Е+” which helps children of the servicemen fighting in the area of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) and the heroes who died there.
All questions and proposals concerning cooperation in the fields of charity and CSR will be addressed by our own CSR Committee. You can send your proposals to email@example.com.