He is not alone among Ukraine’s top legal experts to be actively engaged in politics, helping out, or at least warming up to the idea.
The legal profession has always been a major source of public figures, starting from Rome’s Cicero to Christine Lagarde, the current head of the International Monetary Fund. Both candidates in the U.S. presidential race have Harvard law degrees.
After having worked and profited in Ukraine’s crony capitalistic system, some of the nation’s top lawyers are becoming increasingly fed up with its shortcomings. They want change.