Leaders in Law endorses Iryna Sergienko as our exclusively recommended Gaming Law expert in Ukraine. If you wish to get in touch with Iryna, please use the contact information provided above.
Managing partner of Law Firm “Sports & Gaming Lawyers”, advocate. Specialization – legal support of gambling business, IT-sphere, sports law.
In 2014-2016, General Director of the All-Ukrainian Union for Bookmaking Development (VSRB). Member of the Interagency working group at the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine on the consideration and resolution of problematic issues in the field of gambling and lotteries (2015). Chairman of the Coordinating council for socially responsible legalization of casino (2017). Consultant of the Committee of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on family, youth policy, sports and tourism.
Co-author and editor of the publication “Legal regulation of gambling: European experience, practice in post-Soviet countries, prospects of Ukraine”(in Ukrainian and English, 2015). Since 2016, he is the President of the Ukrainian Gaming Industry Association (UGIA), a non-trade body bringing together experts in the field of gambling business.
As a head of VSRB and UGIA in 2014-2020, she has represented the public and business in dialogue with the Ukrainian legislative and executive authorities on the conditions of legalization of gambling business, participated in the development of the relevant legal framework, including the draft Law “On state regulation of activities related to the organization and conduct of gambling” and amendments to the Tax Code concerning taxation of the gambling. She is a regular speaker at specialized international conferences on the legal regulation of gambling.
Reputable lawyers of Ukraine with long-term practical experience, who participated in the development of bills on gambling legalization in Ukraine and have a deep vision of the gambling market.
- Legal services and advice concerning the current and prospective regulatory environment for the gambling industry in Ukraine
- Consultations on structuring a gambling business in Ukraine and in foreign jurisdictions
- Legal support of obtaining a license to organize and conduct gambling in Ukraine
- Legal support of drafting and conclusion of agreements in the field of gambling business
- Legal services and consultations on certification of gaming equipment, platforms and online games in Ukraine
- Support of communication with regulatory authorities in the field of gambling services in Ukraine
- Providing consultations and legal support for gambling and e-sports events in Ukraine
- Representing the interests of professional players, e-athletes in disputes with the team