Sergey Sizenko

Solicitor
Victorian Legal Cost Assessors
Melbourne
805 410 2040
moc.liamg@stsoclagelciv
legalcost.com.au
Level 11, 456 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Areas of Practice
Costs Assesment

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY
Logical and resourceful Costs Lawyer who effectively anticipates and evaluates legal issues to
protect clients and resolve cases.
Dedicated costs lawyer with an extensive background in litigation and legal research.
Expertise in case analysis, strategic planning and negotiations.

SKILLS
Legal Costs Law; Provided advices in matters in NSW, QLD
Drafting of a bill of costs and litigation and South Australia Jurisdictions.
Solicitor/client disputes
Negotiations of a settlements of costs
disputes
Appeared as a counsel in the Costs Court,
Practice Court, Supreme Court, Federal
Court and High Courts

WORK HISTORY
FEBRUARY 2008-OCTOBER 2010
Costs Lawyer, Nowicki Carbone Lawyers | Melbourne
Analysed probable outcomes of personal injury cases using knowledge of legal precedents.
Managed all trial preparation for case litigation.
Preparation of a Bills of costs, assessments, regular attendance at a taxations at the
Costs Court of Victoria.
OCTOBER 2010-APRIL 2011
Costs Lawyer, Black Stone Legal Costing | Melbourne
Managed all trial preparation for case litigation.
Preparation of a Bills of costs, assessments, regular attendance at a taxations at the
Costs Court of Victoria.

APRIL 2011-1 July 2019
Principal, costs lawyer, Victorian Legal Cost Assessors | Melbourne

In May 2017 appointed as a panel costs lawyer for Victorian Workcover Authority.
Analysed probable outcomes of cases using knowledge of legal precedents.
Drafted legal briefs and opinions for all clients.
Interpreted costs law, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.
Developed strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.
Preparation of a Bills of costs, assessments, regular attendance at a taxations at the
Costs Court of Victoria.

1 July 2019- CURRENT
Principal, costs lawyer, Costs R’us Pty Ltd t/a Victorian Legal Cost Assessors | Melbourne
• Continue to be a panel costs lawyer for Victorian Workcover Authority

EDUCATION
1997
Master of Arts: History
Odessa State University, Odessa, Ukraine
Contemporary History, Russian History, Political Studies
1998
Bachelor of Law: Civil Law
New Humanitarian University , Moscow, Russia
Civil Law.
2005-2007
separate law units : Law
Deakin University
Study of a separate law units, as per requirements of the Legal Board of Examiners
2007
Graduate Diploma of Legal Studies: Law
College of Law Melbourne

Mediation packages

SizeSuite forHalf DayFull Day
2-3 Rooms
– 1 boardroom
– 2 separation rooms
2-3 Party Mediations$660$1,320
4 Rooms
– 1 boardroom
– 3 separation rooms
4 Party Mediation$815$1,600
6 Rooms
– 1 boardroom
– 5 separation rooms
5-6 Party Mediation$1,100$2,195
6+ Room Upon requestUpon request

Additional Spaces

Clarence is capable of hosting anywhere between 1 to 60 people, with spaces tailored to your needs.

SizeHourly RateHalf-day rateFull-day rate
4 pax$40$140$280
6 – 8 pax$55$190$1,600
10 – 12 pax$80$280$560
40 pax$130$455$910
Café$400$400$400

Competition Terms and Conditions

  1. The Promoter is Clarence Professional Group (Melbourne) Pty Ltd, L11, 456 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000 ABN 81 624 440 400 (the Promoter).
  2. Entry into the competition constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions.
  3. Entry is open to all VIC, NSW and QLD residents of 18 years of age or older except any employees of the Promoter and their immediate families, orany existing office and virtual members (or their related entities) of the Promoter.
  4. The competition closes at 11:59PM on the 1st March 2024. The winner will be announced on the 8th March 2024.
  5. To enter the competition, participants need to submit their entry at clarenceprofessionalgroup.com.au/comp via the website form, or other accepted methods of entry provided by Clarence. One entry is allowed per entrant. Verified business email address required. Complete details are required (first and last name, phone number, work email, city, company name).
  6. Competition entries will be evaluated during the 2nd and 8th of March at Clarence Professional Offices at Level 33, 385 Bourke Street, Melbourne.
  7. The winner will be notified by email and phone call by a representative of the Promoter. The competition winner will also be announced on Clarence Professional Offices’ social media channels. By entering this competition, the winner provides their consent to being announced on Clarence Professional Offices’ social media channels.
  8. Winner selection criteria is determined via random draw. All decisions are final.
  9. Prize details: the prize is a 6-month license fee agreement for a 2-person serviced office space one of the following Clarence Professional Office spaces -Level 33, 385 Bourke St, Melbourne, Level 11, 65 York St, Sydney or 95 North Quay, Brisbane. The value of the prize is $9,500 (incl. GST) (the Prize). A security deposit is applicable to redemption of the prize, refundable at the end of the license agreement, pending standard terms and conditions of Clarence Office License Agreements. The security deposit is calculated at 2 months of the list price for the serviced office offered as the competition prize. Location of prize is subject to change at any time in the Promoter’s sole discretion.
  10. Standard Clarence Office License Agreement terms and conditions apply.
  11. The prize is non-transferrable, it cannot be exchanged or redeemed for cash and can be cancelled any time by the Promoter.
  12. If the prize winner requires a larger serviced office space, the prize value can be credited towards an agreement for a larger space for an equal or longer lease period. Larger spaces are subject to availability and are at the sole discretion of the Promoter.
  13. Use of the prize is solely for the winner of the promotion.
  14. The Promoter assumes no responsibility for late, lost or misdirected emails or phone calls. If the Promoter is unable to contact the competition winner after 1 week (for any reason), the prize will be withdrawn and transferred to the next successful recipient.
  15. If for any reason this competition is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond the control of the Promoter which corrupt or affect the administration security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this competition, the Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the competition.
  16. The Promoter reserves the right to alter or amend these terms and conditions at any time throughout the promotion, or limit entry, without notice.
  17. The Promoter will not be responsible or liable if for any reason (beyond their reasonable control) any element of the Prize is not able to be provided.
  18. In all matters, all decisions of the Promoter, will be final and cannot be contested. No correspondence or discussions will be entertained.
  19. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any individual who the Promoter believes has breached any of these terms and conditions, or engaged in any unlawful or other improper misconduct. The Promoter reserves it rights to recover damages or other compensation from any such offender.
  20. All contestants release from the Promoter against all liability, cost, loss or expense arising out of acceptance of any prize(s) or participation in this competition including (but not limited to) loss of income, personal injury, accident or death and damage to property and whether direct or consequential, foreseeable, due to any negligent act or omission or otherwise.
  21. By entering into this competition, you agree to share your personal information with the Promoter, subject to the Promoter’s Privacy Policy, for use in marketing and sales activities by the Promoter.
  22. To the extent permitted by law, the Promoter is not responsible or liable for:
    (a) inaccurate or incorrect transcription of entry information;
    (b) non-receipt of entries for any reason;
    (c) problems or technical failures of any kind;
    (d) unavailability or inaccessibility of any service or website;
    (e) unauthorised human intervention in any part of the competition;
    (f) electronic or human error; or
    (g) any damage or loss (direct or indirect) suffered by reason of any act or omission of the Promoter, its employees or contractors in relation to entry into this competition or supply of a prize.