The Legal Department of the University was established in 1999. Its activity is regulated by the Provisions on the Legal Department of V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University.
The main objectives of the Department are organization of legal activity aimed at ensuring that when performing their official duties the leadership and employees of the University adequately apply and strictly adhere to the legislative acts and other regulatory instruments and representation of the University interests in courts. The Legal Department provides legal assistance to University students and employees who require social protection.
In terms of organization and carrying out of legal activity the Department follows the recommendations of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, the bodies of which perform inspection of the tasks imposed on the Legal Department. By the inspection results carried out by Kharkiv Regional Administration of Justice in 2001 the work of the University Legal Department was recognized to be the best practice, and the University was recognized the primary institution for internships of legal advisers of the oblast. In 2007 the work of the Department was recognized the best practice of organization of legal work and legal education among enterprises, institutions and organizations of Kharkiv.
Reception hours for University employees: 13:30 — 15:30.