Irina Valentinovna Venediktova – Attorney General of Ukraine. Doctor of Law, Professor. Head of the Department of Civil Law Disciplines of the Faculty of Law of V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University. Judicial Reform Expert at ZeTeam.
Place of Birth. Education. She was born on September 21, 1978 in Kharkov. Graduated from Kharkiv National University of Internal Affairs. Studied International Commercial Arbitration at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Career. He is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Supreme Court. Arbitrator of the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. It has its own scientific school, consisting of candidates of legal sciences, who, under the guidance of Venediktova, defended dissertations. Previously, she was an advisor to a number of law firms.
Member of the editorial board of the journals Private Law, Medical Law, Vice-President of the Foundation for Medical Law and Bioethics of Ukraine, Chairman of the Dissertation Council of the Faculty of Law, Judge of the Medical Arbitration Court.
He specializes in constitutionalism, the development of civil society, private and international law.
She was a candidate for the position of a judge of the cassation civil court as part of the Supreme Court. Withdrew from the competition, having received less than the minimum allowable scores according to the results of the exam.
Political career. Judicial Reform Expert at ZeTeam.
In the 2019 parliamentary elections, she was elected a people’s deputy from the Servant of the People party, No. 3 on the list. Chairman of the Legal Policy Committee in the Verkhovna Rada of the 9th convocation.
On December 27, 2019, President Volodymyr Zelensky appointed Irina Venediktova as Acting Director of the SBI.
March 17, 2023 The Verkhovna Rada approved the appointment of Irina Venediktova to the post of Prosecutor General. 269 people’s deputies voted “for”, 38 “against”, 47 “abstained”.