The High Qualifications Commission of Judges has selected candidates who will compete for positions in the Supreme Court

The High Qualifications Commission of Judges of Ukraine considered applications to the Supreme Court from the candidates who submitted the documents and selected the candidates who would be admitted to the competition.

Thus, in total, 567 candidates apply to the Supreme Court for 78 vacant positions. That is, on average, seven admitted candidates for one post.

In particular, 153 admitted candidates apply for 13 vacant positions in the cassation criminal court. 162 admitted candidates apply for 23 vacant positions in the cassation civil court. 140 admitted candidates apply for 26 vacant positions in the cassation administrative court. And 112 people will apply for 16 vacant positions of judges of the cassation economic court.

It is also important to note that 189 candidates who participated in the first contest to the Supreme Court, but did not get to it, will compete again.

We recall that the High Qualifications Commission of Judges of Ukraine on August 2, 2018 announced a competition for the employment of 78 vacant positions of judges of cassation courts in the Supreme Court:

in the Cassation Administrative Court – 26 positions;

in the Cassation Economic Court – 16 positions;

in the Cassation Criminal Court – 13 positions;

in the Cassation Civil Court – 23 positions.

Submission of documents for participation in competitions from judges, lawyers and scientists with relevant experience lasted from August 8 to September 14, 2018. As of September 24, 2018, the High Qualifications Commission of Judges received 1001 applications with document packages, of which 659 were for participation in the second contest to the Supreme Court, and 342 to the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court.