Viktoriia Lapa obtained her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Law with honors from Yaroslav the Wise National Law Academy of Ukraine, Prosecutors Training Institute. (2011). During her studies she took an active role in a lot of student conferences and was a mentor of the academic group. She got the Rector’s Scholarship and the Ukrainian Parliament’s scholarship for academic excellence. After graduation Viktoriia worked 1 year as a public prosecutor at the Public Prosecutor’s Office of Leninskiy district, Dnipropetrovsk. Later she received High Potential Scholarship from Maastricht University (the Netherlands) and obtained her master’s degree in Law there. (2013). After following course in corporate crime she became interested in economic law and decided to join IELPO. Viktoriia won the scholarship of the Victor Pinchuk Foundation (World Wide Studies). Moreover, she is a fellow researcher in Yaroslav the Wise National Law Academy of Ukraine.