Serhiy Shershun
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Serhiy Shershun

Prior to becoming Partner at INTEGRITES in 2020, Serhiy took the position of Counsel and Head of Antitrust and Competition practice.

Having 23 years of professional legal experience, Serhiy specializes in public procurement, pharmaceuticals and retail. He represents interests of clients in antitrust investigations and matters related to protection from unfair competition. He also consults clients on state aid matters.

As State Commissioner at the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (the AMCU), Serhiy Shershun was responsible for ensuring compliance with the competition law, primarily in the fields of telecommunications, financial services, and transport. He took part in a number of investigations related to the violation of competition law by large public and private companies, particularly on the electricity market, as well as investigated cases of anticompetitive concerted actions in public procurement. Serhiy has significant experience in cases related to resistance unlawful use of business reputation and achievement of unlawful competitive benefits over other market players.

Together with European experts, Serhiy took part in state policymaking related to public procurement, protection of economic competition and the environment. He is an active contributor to Ukrainian business and professional media.

Education

Serhiy Shershun earned Bachelor of Laws (with honors) at the National University of Ostroh Academy, Master of Laws (with honors) at the National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv. He has defended a thesis on legal regulation of environmental protection and obtained a Ph.D. in Law at the Institute of State and Law of V. M. Koretsky, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

Serhiy is an alumnus of the School of Senior Civil Service of the National Agency of Ukraine for Civil Service and a graduate of the program on legal systems in Central and Eastern Europe at the Vilnius University.

Professional experience

Serhiy Shershun served as a principal adviser to government bodies and as a general legal counsel in the investment and industrial group. He also has 7 years of experience as State Commissioner of the AMCU and Head of the Board on Public Procurement of the AMCU.

Serhiy represented Ukraine in the Committee on Competition of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the International Competition Network (ICN).

Clients

Serhiy consults such international industry leaders as Turkish Airlines, KFC, Watsons, Wärtsilä France S.A.S, Farmak, Ukrgazbank, NBT AS, Novo Nordisk, CRH Ukraine Ltd., VALAGRO, WÖRWAG Pharma and others.

Membership

American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine (ACC), European Business Association (EBA), Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA)

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Recognition
  1. Recommended in Competition, Legal500 EMEA 2020. The ranking says: ‘Serhiy Shershun has vast experience and never chooses the easiest way but chooses the way to maximise the protection of the interests of the client.’ '…a true professional in his field'
  2. Recommended in Competition and Antitrust, Best Lawyers 2020
  3. Recommended in Antitrust and Competition, Ukrainian Law Firms 2019. A Handbook for Foreign Clients
  4. Has been awarded a Certificate of Appreciation from the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine for high professionalism and merits in protection and development of competition in Ukraine.
News

INTEGRITES is recognized in 15 areas by the Ukrainian Law Firms 2020. A Handbook for Foreign Clients

31.07.2020.
INTEGRITES proves the positions on the national legal market being recognized in 10 practices and 5 industries by the local ranking Ukrainian Law Firms 2020. A Handbook for Foreign Clients*. This year 3 new teams entered the ranking –…

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Best Lawyers 2021 recognized 17 INTEGRITES lawyers

05.06.2020. INTEGRITES is pleased to announce that 17 lawyers have been recognized by the Best Lawyers 2021 in three countries of the firm’s presence – Ukraine, Russia and Kazakhstan. This year 5 new team members joined the ranking. The…

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Publications

Protecting consumers’ rights: the AMCU and the SSUFCP

The publication is published in “Yurydychna Gazeta” media source. The text of publication is available in Ukrainian only….

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Competion vs Trade investigations

The publication is published in “Yurydychna Gazeta” media source. The text of the publication is available in Ukrainian only….

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Events

INTEGRITES participated in the International League of Competition Law Annual Congress 2019 in Paris, France

INTEGRITES Antitrust and Competition team represented by counsel Serhiy Shershun and associate Mykola Boichuk participated in the International League of Competition Law Annual Congress as national rapporteur for Ukraine. They presented Ukrainian…

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INTEGRITES held a seminar on public procurement for JSC Ukrzaliznytsia

INTEGRITES Antitrust and competition team held a 6-hour seminar for JSC Ukrzaliznytsia employees on the role of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine in public procurement. 150 employees from various branches and departments of Ukrzaliznytsya…

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