AGRECA Law Firm had been earlier known as PIDHAYNY BARABASH SHARAPA Law Offices, has combined practices of three partners. Andrii Pidhainyi, Andrii Barabash, and Marina Sharapa have significant experience in clients’ interest protection in courts of various instances and jurisdiction, as well as the support of projects related to state-owned property, provision of consultations according to a wide range of issues about the national legal system. Each partner has more than 20 years of practice in law sphere.
AGRECA is an abbreviation of three Latin words: AGere, REspondere, CAvere which, according to Cicero, revealed the practical essence of lawyers’ work in Ancient Rome. Agere – advising according to the claims and procedural case conduction, respondere – replying to the requests of individuals concerning legal doubts, cavere – developing of the best formulas for various legal documents. Subsequently, agere, respondere, and cavere were transformed to the main activities of lawyers – representation in courts, extensive consultation, and preparation of legal documents.
The principles of Roman law, which have passed through thousand-year history, became a sample, for law system formation in many countries. The work principles of firm partners such as competence, conscientiousness, and confidentiality, efficiency, use of non-standard approaches to the solution of legal issues, were taken as the basis for AGRECA Law Firm activity.
Each partner of the firm has extensive work experience on executive positions in Legal Department of the State Property Fund of Ukraine, it is a governmental body, which implements state policy of privatization and includes essential functions on management and order of state-owned property objects.