Since the beginning of 2019, bar councils of Kyiv and Poltava regions have grown exponentially
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Since the beginning of 2019, bar councils of Kyiv and Poltava regions demonstrated the greatest growth.
This is evidenced by the data of the Single Register of Advocates of Ukraine for this period, presented during the meeting of the Bar Council of Ukraine by the Deputy Head of UNBA, BCU Valentyn Gvozdii.
Thus, since the beginning of the year, the number of advocates in Kyiv region have increased by 467 (in total, there are 6 267 advocates in the region); in Poltava region the number is now increased by 214 advocates (in total, there are 2 309 advocates in the region), and in the third place in terms of rates is Odessa region, where 212 new advocates were included to the SRAU two months ago (in general, there were 3 262 lawyers). Since December 2018, the number of advocates has increased by 2 772 and is 48 142.
The data analysis of SRAU shows that Kyiv region and the city of Kyiv received the largest number of transfers in the first quarter of 2019 - 84 advocates went to the capital, 79 - to the region. In total, in January-March, there were 239 transfers received by regional bar councils.
The new services of SRAU also have the greatest demand in the capital region. As a whole, there are currently 4 009 advocates having their own e-Cabinet, an online service that has become available since the beginning of 2019. 548 advocates of the Kyiv region and 483 of Kyiv took advantage of this service.
88 advocates provide legal services on pro bono basis - they indicated an appropriate mark in their own profile in the SRAU. Of these, half are advocates of Kyiv.
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