Date of birth: 07.03.1967
Place of birth: Lviv
Marital status: divorced. has a daughter, Polina.
Education: In 1992 graduated from the Lviv state University.And.Franco, majoring in law.
Political and legal activities
1984-1985 – assistant of the legal Department of the Lviv plant.In.Lenin.
At the end of full-time study at the University, in 1992, – the chief of legal service of JSC international Eastern European commodity-stock exchange.
In the period from 1992 to 1999 worked at PKF Kontinent-Ukraine-Lviv”, the first Deputy Director.
In addition, in 1993 he became the attorney General of the Lviv enterprises “Bigrams LTD”.
1993-1997 – Director of the Lviv SP signaling – Ukraine. In 1997, received the certificate for the right of implementation of lawyer activities, after which he moved to Kiev.
1998-2000 – Deputy head – head of the Department centre for the development of Ukrainian legislation in the capital.
2000 – lawyer law firm “Pravis”, then – head of informational-analytical Department of the NJSC “Naftogaz of Ukraine”.
In 2000-2006 Vlasenko is a senior partner law firm Pravis, Reznikov, Vlasenko and partners. By the way, from September 1999 to August 2004, managing partner of Pravis was the former Deputy head of the presidential Secretariat Ihor Pukshyn.
In 2004, Vlasenko participated, as a lawyer, Viktor Yushchenko. We are talking about a court case regarding the massive fraud during the second round of the presidential elections, which were attended by Yushchenko.
In 2005, as a lawyer, participated in the privatization debate around the “Nikopol factory of pereplavku” and “Krivorozhstal”.
2006-2008 – partner of law firm Magister & partners, senior partner in which was the former first Deputy justice Minister Yevhen Korniychuk.
In March 2008 he was appointed Deputy head of the State tax administration of Ukraine Serhiy Buriak. In June 2008, took the oath of people’s Deputy of Ukraine. A member of the Bloc of Yulia T ymoshenko.
In may 2011 became the defender of ex-Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko in the criminal case on gas contracts.
Since December 2012 – people’s Deputy of Ukraine of VII convocation, held on the party list Batkivshchyna (No. 20). Member of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on the rule of law and justice.
6 Mar 2013 with the filing of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on rules deprived of his mandate in connection with the incompatibility of Deputy powers for other types of activities (the Committee members decided that Vlasenko defends in the courts of ex-Prime Minister Tymoshenko as a lawyer, not a defender).
Since March 2014, the mandate was returned to Serhiy Vlasenko, in connection with the transition of his party Arseniy Yatsenyuk as Prime Minister and the emergence of vacant seats in the fraction. According to the speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Oleksandr Turchynov,”according to the ruling of the SACU of February 28, 2014 Vlasenko is a people’s Deputy”.
2 Sep 2014 registered the resolution on the elimination of Pechersk district court of Kyiv, which according to him, during the presidency of Viktor Yanukovych was a model of a knowingly unjust decisions and was used to dealing with opponents of the regime. In the explanatory note to the document as examples, listed “gas case” against Yulia Tymoshenko and the trial against Yury Lutsenko (these sentences were abolished after the removal of Viktor Yanukovych as President of Ukraine and his flight to Russia, in the first case we took into account the ECHR decision
In the parliamentary elections of 26 October 2014 was elected people’s Deputy of Ukraine on the party list of “Fatherland”, which was in the 15th position. The Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on state construction, regional policy and local self-government.
In 2008 he divorced his wife Natalia Okunskaya, and then began to emerge various scandals. First, ex-husband demanded from her ex-husband funds for the children. She then appealed to the court by beating her ex-husband. Lawyer and MP in all the interviews denied such charges, claiming that okunskaya executes someone’s order and wants to discredit him as a lawyer of the Deputy.
21 Jan 2013 he announced about his possible arrest in the near future, the reason for this going to make the alleged contempt of court in civil proceedings on three counts: “the failure of the debt in the divorce process with Natalia Okunskaya, the theft of a vehicle and robbery against ex-wife”. Linked this situation with the figure of the Advisor of the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych Andrei Portnov (2005 to 2010 was the chief lawyer of Yulia Tymoshenko’s team.)
11 Nov 2013 after staying about 6 hours in the building of the Main investigation Department of the Prosecutor General left the room with three agendas and the notice of suspicion. The next day the Pechersk district court chose the measure of restraint in the form of pledge in the amount of 22 940 USD and was allowed to travel to Kharkov for Tymoshenko, whose lawyer he is. January 15 the Prosecutor General’s office of Ukraine started criminal proceedings in respect of acts of Sergey Vlasenko for his ex-wife Okunskaya under the article on unlawful imprisonment or kidnapping.
17 January 2014, the Pechersky district court of Kiev satisfied the petition of Sergey Vlasenko on closing of criminal proceedings against him for beating ex-wife Natalia Okunskaya in connection with the lapse of time. On 14 March, the Prosecutor’s office closed the criminal proceedings in connection with absence of structure of a crime. These proceedings were investigated by the Main investigation Department on the facts of the failure of judicial decisions under part 1 of article 382 of the Criminal code of Ukraine, unlawful deprivation of liberty, the ex-wife of the Deputy Natalia Okunskaya in part 2 of article 146, part 2 of article 15 of the criminal code of Ukraine in the absence of a crime (unlawful imprisonment or kidnapping)