Alyona Shulima

Responsibilities in Kesarev

– development of concepts of legal acts in clients’ interests

– legislative drafting

– legal expertise

– advising on cooperation with parliamentary bodies and on legislative procedures, ЕU integration issues, etc.

Professional Experience

Alyona has a long term experience of legal drafting, legal expertise and public administration with the special focus on legal reform, modernisation and adaptation of Ukraine’s legislation to the EU norms as well as to Council of Europe and Venice Commission recommendations. Prior to joining Kesarev Consulting for over 16 years she had being holding legal and managerial positions at the Administration of the President of Ukraine.


Mrs. Shulima holds the LLM degree from the Kyiv National University of Internal Affairs and Master of Public Administration degree from the National Academy of Public Administration under the President of Ukraine. Alyona took part in several study programs, including: NDI (USAID) program (Poland’s EU adaptation experience); InWENT public managers program (German Government’s stipendia), Netherlands Government courses in Т.M.S. Asser Institute.

Mrs. Shulima held “Legislative techniques” and “Working groups’ management” courses for the Institute of Advanced Education under Ukraine’s Ministry of Justice and is the author of numerous publications in law theory.

Ranks and Recognitions: The Honorary Lawyer of Ukraine. The third state employee rank.

Languages: Alyona is fluent in Ukrainian, Russian and English.