Legal Clinic of Sumy State University is located on the first floor of the main building of SSU, Rimsky-Korsakov Street, 2, Sumy, 40007.
Phone number. 68 77 27
visiting hours is on the following schedule:
Tuesday, 9: 00-16: 00
Thursday 9:00 – 16:00
Legal Clinic was founded in 2008. It is a structural subdivision of SSU and created as the basis for practical training and holding practical training of graduate students with a degree in “Law”. Legal clinic is integrated into the educational process and works on the basis of current legislation of Ukraine, the Charter of the SSU and the Regulation on legal clinic of SSU.
Since 2012 it is a member of Association of Legal Clinics.
The basis of its operation is combination of the interests of citizens in need of legal aid and unable to pay lawyers and students interested in gaining practical knowledge that contribute to their future professional development.
18 students-consultants work in legal clinic. Student coordinator is a 3rd year student Vladislav Lehankov.
Olexandr V. Chernadchuk is Head of Legal Clinic, senior lecturer of the Department Of Justice And International Law, Candidate of legal science, lawyer.
The purpose of the Legal Clinic of SSU are:
improving of practical knowledge and skills of law students
providing an access of vulnerable groups of society to legal aid;
formation of legal culture of citizens;
training and education of students in the spirit of adherence and respect for the rule of law, justice and human dignity;
expanding cooperation SSU with other higher education institutions that train legal professionalswith help of judicial, law enforcement authorities, justice, state and local governments and other agencies and organizations;
introduction elements of practical training of law students in legal services in the educational process .
The order of service:
Services are provided free of charge by providing oral and written consultations by students – consultants under the supervision of law faculty of SSU to socially – vulnerable categories of the population who can not get paid legal services.
advising in civil, family, labor, housing law, social security; the protection of human rights
the activities on legal education of the population
During the existence of student legal clinic consultants conducted a large number of measures in field of legal education, took part in national and international scientific conferences, contests and competitions. Annually lectures on legal topics in schools of Sumy and Sumy region are given.