Advocacy Day in Ukraine Date in the current year: December 19, 2016

Advocacy Day in Ukraine All Ukrainian barristers have a reason to eagerly wait for December 19, since this day marks their professional day. Advocacy Day was established by President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma in 2002. The date was chosen to commemorate the anniversary of entering into effect of the 1992 law On Advocacy.

Advocacy Day was established in Ukraine to highlight the important role that the Ukrainian barristers play in the development of the jural society, protection of the rights and freedoms of all citizens. This professional day also emphasizes the important role of the institute of the advocacy in Ukraine.

Although Advocacy Day is one of the numerous official professional days, the government of Ukraine doesn't organize any festive events or special award ceremonies. The holiday is usually celebrated mainly in private, the colleagues arrange small parties to enjoy the event. Sometimes the relatives of barristers also prepare festive meals to celebrate this holiday with the family.

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