List of arbitrators

The list of the UMAC recommended arbitrators includes 36 arbitrators from Great Britain, Germany, China and other countries who are the leading practitioners and most respectful scientists.

Each arbitrator in the list has an indication of: (1) mother tongue of the arbitrator; (2) foreign languages according to the level of knowledge: A – able to take part in the proceedings and in preparation of the procedural documents in the corresponding language; B – able to estimate written materials in corresponding language.

ALCANTARA José Maria

ALCANTARA José Maria

ALCANTARA José Maria

Lawyer, Founder and Senior Partner in the firm AMYA (Madrid), Supporting Member of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association, Member of the Chambre Arbitrale Maritime (Monaco), Arbitrator in a number of arbitration institutions, in particular, ICC arbitrator (Paris), Arbitrator of the Maritime Arbitration Commission at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, Permanent arbitrator for the Regional Centre for Commercial Arbitration (El Cairo). Formerly: President of the Mediterranean Maritime Arbitration Association (Italy), President of the Spanish Association of Maritime Arbitration – IMARCO.
Languages: English, French А

ALYOSHIN Oleg

ALYOSHIN Oleg

ALYOSHIN Oleg

LL.M. attorney-at-law, Partner at «Vasil Kisil & Partners» law firm. Ukrainian representative in the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) on arbitration and alternative dispute resolution. Member of the the London Court of Internationa Arbitration (LCIA), Ukrainian Bar Association, International Bar Association (IBA), American Chamber of Commerce (ACC), European Business Association (EBA).
Specialization: Dispute Resolution, Energy & Natural Resources, Real Estate & Construction, Transport & Infrastructure.
Languages: Ukrainian, Russian, English А

ANZELEVICH Gerold

ANZELEVICH Gerold

ANZELEVICH Gerold

Candidate of Law, Associate Professor, head of the department in the Ukrainian Academy of Foreign Trade. Formerly – navy officer, lecturer of the International Maritime Law, counsel on maritime laws’ questions of the National Agency of Marine Researches at the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.
Specialization: international and maritime law.
Languages: Ukrainian, Russian A; English B.

ASTON Clive Humphrey

ASTON Clive Humphrey

ASTON Clive Humphrey

Maritime arbitrator since 1988. President of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association 2014-2017.
Studied law at Cambridge University and qualified as a barrister in England.
Employed by a leading International Group P&I Club in 1979 and in charge of their Freight, Demurrage and Defence Club from 1980-88.
Subsequently ran his own consultancy practice before becoming an arbitrator.
Specialises in all kinds of maritime dispute.
Languages: English – A

BABADJANIAN Norair

BABADJANIAN Norair

BABADJANIAN Norair

Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales and Russian solicitor, specializing in international dispute settlement, Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), London, The International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), Hague, German Maritime Arbitration Association (GMAA), Hamburg, London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA). He is presently engaged as a visiting lecturer in English law at the Russian Foreign Trade Academy of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation.
Specialization: maritime law, insurance law, trade law, reinsurance law, aviation law, oil and gas law, international commercial arbitration.
Languages: English, Russian A; German, French, Swedish, Italian, Latin, Polish, Czech, Armenian B.

BAJREKTAREVIC Anis H.

BAJREKTAREVIC Anis H.

BAJREKTAREVIC Anis H.

Over the past 16 years, he has served as an expert on a free basis of many academic institutions, think tanks and intergovernmental institutions (such as the OSCE, the Council of Europe, the Association of American Lawyers, etc.), a visiting professor of international law at the University of Geneva (graduate programs for graduates and Ph.D. students), Head of the Department of Strategic Studies in Asia at the International Institute for Strategic Studies in the Middle East and the Balkans (IFIMES) and his permanent representative at Aws Rhee and international organizations in Vienna. Editor of the journal GHIR (geopolitics, history and international relations).
Specialization: construction, contract law, maritime transport, maritime law, energy, trade of nuclear materials and technology, information and telecommunications law.
Languages: South Slavic languages, German, English, Italian.

VARES Konstantin

VARES Konstantin

VARES Konstantin

Candidate of Law, Vice-president of “Maritime and River Transport (Navigation) Association” civil society organization, Head of the Legal Support Office, Economics and Investments Department of Kyiv City Council (Kyiv City State Administration) Executive Body.
Specialization: international public law, international maritime law, international trade law, customs law, transport law.
Languages: Ukrainian, Russian, English A; German, Polish, Spanish B.

VOLKOV Artem

VOLKOV Artem

VOLKOV Artem

Director of JSC “ANK. MARITIME LEGAL PRACTICE”, attorney, head of maritime and transport law practice at ANK Law Firm.
Specialization: maritime law, port infrastructure and logistics, international road haulage and forwarding, settlement of insurance claims related to maritime events (ship collisions, stranded ship, cargo claims related to damage / destruction of cargo, conflicts with crew members)
Languages: Ukrainian, Russian, English (A).

GOLIKOVA Svitlana

GOLIKOVA Svitlana

GOLIKOVA Svitlana

The Winner of the State Premium of Ukraine, Chief of the Consulting Law Firm «TransEnergoKonsulting», arbitrator of the International Maritime and Inland Navigation Arbitration Court BINSA in Varna (Bulgaria), Member of the Presidium of the Maritime Arbitration Commission at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Formerly – on practical work at the Danube Steamshipline, Chief of the Law Department of the Joint-Stock Navigable Company «Ukrrichflot».
Specialization: international, maritime, private law, river law.
Languages: Languages: Russian, Ukrainian A; English B.

YEMELYANOVA Inna

YEMELYANOVA Inna

YEMELYANOVA Inna

Merited Lawyer of Ukraine, Vice President of the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Formerly: Deputy Minister and First Deputy Minister of Justice of Ukraine, Deputy Head of the Union of Lawyers of Ukraine.
Specialization: civil law, commercial law, administrative law, corporate law, private international law, international commercial arbitration, enforcement of judgments.
Languages: Ukrainian, Russian (native), English (B).

ZAKHARCHENKO Tetiana

ZAKHARCHENKO Tetiana

ZAKHARCHENKO Tetiana

Merited Lawyer of Ukraine, formerly: Arbitrator of the State Logistics Committee of the Ukrainian SSR, State Arbitrator of the Kyiv Regional Arbitration Court, Director of «YURGARANT» International law firm, Assistant Professor of the Chair of International Law and Comparative Law at the Kyiv University of Law of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
Specialization: international commercial arbitration, private international law, international trade law, contract law, civil law, commercial law.
Languages: Russian, Ukrainian (native); English B.

KARAMAN Igor

KARAMAN Igor

KARAMAN Igor

Doctor of Law (National University of Athens, Greece) and LLM (International Maritime Law Institute (IMO), Malta), Coordinator of continuous training of advocates at the Ukrainian National Bar Association, Vice-rector for international cooperation at the UNBA Higher School of Advocacy, Legal expert/consultant of the Council of Europe and Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, Legal Translator of case law of the European Court of Human Rights, Council of Europe HELP (=Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals) Program Info Point for Ukraine. Author of more than 40 legal publications, including four monographs. Previously worked as a lawyer at the Registry of the European Court of Human Rights (2008-2012).
Specialization: international maritime law, dispute resolution in the law of the sea, human rights law.
Languages: Ukrainian, Russian, English A; French, Greece, German, Spanish B.

MARTIN-CLARK David Lindsay

MARTIN-CLARK David Lindsay

MARTIN-CLARK David Lindsay

Lecturer of the PhD training program “Sea Freight Services” at the universities of London, Nottingham, Southampton (Hampshire), and the International Institute of the Law of the Sea (in Malta). Lecturer of the PhD program “Marine Insurance” at the University of Nottingham. Since March 2016 he has been engaged in private practice.
Previously, he worked for Thomas Miller and Company (London) – a company involved in the management of British clubs for the protection of interests and mutual insurance of shipowners, in which he held the position of executive director, and then – chairman of the board. He was an associate member of Stone Chambers at the Grace-Inn Law Firm in London, where he developed arbitration and mediation practices.
Specialization: maritime and commercial arbitration: disputes arising from charter parties, bills of lading, cargo operations at major stations or at major airports, sales contracts and shipbuilding contracts, container leasing contracts, insurance and reinsurance; mediation; acting as an expert witness; advice on marine insurance and shipping, teaching activity.
Languages: English – A, French, German and Italian – V.

KONONENKO Victor

KONONENKO Victor

KONONENKO Victor

Emeritus judge of the Supreme Court of Ukraine. Formerly – people’s judge of the city of Kerch, Judge of the Supreme Court of the USSR.
Languages: Ukrainian, Russian A.

KOSTYTSKY Vasyl

KOSTYTSKY Vasyl

KOSTYTSKY Vasyl

Doctor of Law, Professor, Academician of the Ukrainian National Academy of Law Sciences. Formerly – First Deputy Chairman of the State Judicial Administration of Ukraine, Deputy Minister of Finance in Ukraine, senior councillor of Ukraine in the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Committee on Environmental Policy, People’s deputy of Ukraine of I, II, III convocations, Professor of Law Department of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, the Head of academic council of Institute of legal predictions and legal expertise, Ukrainian Bar Association President, Vice-President of the Ukrainian Ecological Academy of Sciences, Honoured chief of Ukrainian Association of Small & Medium Enterprises, chief-editor of specialized journals «Small and Medium Business (law, state, economy)» and «Sociology of law».
Specialization: Media Law, Environmental Law, Agricultural Law, Land Law, Law of Subsoil and Subsoil Use, Forest Law, Water Law, Investment Disputes, performance of contractual obligations.
Languages: Ukrainian, Russian, English A.

KOSTIN Andrey

KOSTIN Andrey

KOSTIN Andrey

President of «Pravo» Legal Firm, attorney-at-law, Deputy Chairman of Odessa regional Attorneys at-law Council.
Specialization: maritime law and transportation of cargo, commercial law, real estate, corporate law, dispute resolution.
Languages: Ukrainian, Russian, English A.

KRUPKO Petro

KRUPKO Petro

KRUPKO Petro

Merited Lawyer of Ukraine, Vice President of the Maritime Arbitration Commission at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Formerly: Chief of the Law Department of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, Deputy Minister and later First Deputy Minister, Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, First Deputy Minister of Justice of Ukraine.
Specialization: private international law, international commercial arbitration, civil law, real estate, commercial law.
Languages: Ukrainian (native); Russian A; French B.

KULYK Markiyan

KULYK Markiyan

KULYK Markiyan

Candidate of Law, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, judge of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea.
Specialization: international law.
Languages: Ukrainian (native), English, Russian A.

KUTATELADZE Oleg

KUTATELADZE Oleg

KUTATELADZE Oleg

Candidate of Law, the head of Transinvestservis LLC, Partner at «Jurline» law firm, Odessa Regional Bar Association member, the Head of Savigny Center for investigation of law.
Specialization: civil law, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, maritime and transport law, real estate and construction, litigation.
Languages: Ukrainian, Russian A; English B.

MELNYKOV Mykola

MELNYKOV Mykola

MELNYKOV Mykola

Partner at «Interlegal» international law firm. The member of London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA), German Maritime Arbitration Association (GMAA) and The Nautical Institute of Ukraine and the United Kingdom (The Nautical Institute).
Specialization: maritime law, transport law, international trade law.
Languages: Russian (native); Ukrainian, English A.

NANOVSKI Zbignev

NANOVSKI Zbignev

NANOVSKI Zbignev

LL.M, Chairman of the International Arbitration Court of Maritime and Inland Navigation (Poland).
Languages: Polish A.

NESTYRENKO Liubov

NESTYRENKO Liubov

NESTYRENKO Liubov

Master of Laws. Legal Advisor to the Office of the President of the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Member of the Presidium of the Maritime Arbitration Commission at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Formerly: Chief of the Law Department of the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Principal Specialist of the Pension Provision Department of the Donetsk Regional Executive Committee, attorney-at-law and legal counsel at the enterprises, Senior Lecturer of the Chair of Economic Law of the Faculty of Economics and Law of the Donetsk State University, Director of «Legal Assistance» law firm.
Specialization: commercial law, civil law, international commercial arbitration.
Languages: Ukrainian, Russian (native); English B.

PAGLIACCIA Massimiliano

PAGLIACCIA Massimiliano

PAGLIACCIA Massimiliano

Law degree (2016); Notarial practice (2015-2017); Expert and technical consultant at the Tribunal of Perugia; Registration in the list of Arbitrators at C.A.I, Italian Arbitration Chamber of Rom;A.N.P.A.R., Leone Levi Chamber of Ancona, CCIAA of Forlì, Cesena Rimini, Curia Mercatorum; Criminologist at Forensics Group
Specialization: international law, European Union law

PASHCHENKO Yevdokiia

PASHCHENKO Yevdokiia

PASHCHENKO Yevdokiia

Member of the Presidium of the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Formerly: Counsel of the Ministry of Light Industry, Chief of the Legal Department of the industrial amalgamation, Chief of the Legal Department – Arbitrator of the Ukrainian State Logistics Committee, Chief of the Legal Department of the Ukrainian Ministry of Economics, Chief of the Department of Agreements and Law Regulation of the Ukrainian Ministry of State Resources, Chief of the Contractual-Law Department at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Specialization: civil law, commercial law, private international law, international commercial arbitration.
Languages: Ukrainian, Russian (native); English B.

PRYTYKA Dmytro

PRYTYKA Dmytro

PRYTYKA Dmytro

Merited Lawyer of Ukraine, Academician of the Ukrainian National Academy of Law Sciences, Doctor of Law, Professor, Senior Researcher of the Institute of Private Law and Entrepreneurship of the Ukrainian National Academy of Law Sciences. Formerly: legal counsel of the chief administration of «Ukrglavhimkomplekt» Glavpostavka at the Council of Ministers of the USSR, State Arbitrator of State Arbitration at the Council of Ministers of the Ukrainian SSR, Deputy, First Deputy, Chief State Arbitrator of the Ukrainian SSR, Chairman of the Economic Court of Ukraine, People’s deputy of Ukraine of V and VI convocations.
Specialization: business, commercial law.
Languages: Ukrainian, Russian (native).

RADZYVILIUK Valeriia

RADZYVILIUK Valeriia

RADZYVILIUK Valeriia

Doctor of Law, Professor of Business Law department of Faculty of Law of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.
Specialization: business law, bankruptcy, regulation of property relations of business entities, commercial law, transport law, business procedure.
Languages: Ukrainian, Russian A; English B.

SARAVANAN Dhandapani

SARAVANAN Dhandapani

SARAVANAN Dhandapani

Lawyer, international arbiter, mediator, conciliator, senior partner of the law firm «PASS Associates».
Specialization: international and domestic arbitration, maritime arbitration, international trade and contracts, construction disputes, intellectual property law, banking law, securities, investment disputes, land disputes.
Language: Tamil (A), English (A)

SELIVON Mykola

SELIVON Mykola

SELIVON Mykola

Merited Lawyer of Ukraine, Academician of the Ukrainian National Academy of Law Sciences, Professor, Candidate of Law, Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in Hague, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador, President of the International Commercial Arbitration Court and the Maritime Arbitration Commission at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Formerly: Scientific worker of the State and Law Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine; Head of the Legal Board of the Government of Ukraine, Deputy Minister and later First Deputy Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine; Judge, Deputy Chairman and later Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Ukraine in Kazakhstan.
Specialization: public international law, private international law, constitutional law, civil law, commercial law, international commercial arbitration, international trade law, investment law.Є
Languages: Ukrainian (native); Russian A; German B.

SYDORENKO Anatolij

SYDORENKO Anatolij

SYDORENKO Anatolij

Candidate of Law, Professor, senior scientific worker, expert-adviser of the Ukrainian Scientific-Research Institute of Marine Fleet, Member of the Maritime Law Association, Member of the International Law Association, Honourable worker of the marine fleet. Formerly – Head of the Maritime Law Chair of the Novorossiysk Maritime Academy.
Languages: Ukrainian, Russian A.

SLIPACHUK Tatyana *

SLIPACHUK Tatyana *

SLIPACHUK Tatyana *

Merited Lawyer of Ukraine, Candidate of Law, attorney-at-law, Partner at «Sayenko Kharenko» law firm. In 1994-2004 – Secretary General of the ICAC at the Ukrainian CCI.
Specialization: civil law, commercial law, private international law.
Languages: Ukrainian, Russian (native); English A.

* Temporarily does not participate in the consideration of cases.

SOURJIKOVA-GIEBNER Valentina

SOURJIKOVA-GIEBNER Valentina

SOURJIKOVA-GIEBNER Valentina

LL.M. LMU Munich, MCIArb. (London), advocate at «Harald Giebner & Coll.». International Lawyers (Munich), Representative of the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Germany and EU. Formerly: Chief of the Contractual-Law Department of the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Specialization: civil law, international trade law, maritime and air law, international commercial arbitration and investment.
Languages: Ukrainian, Russian (native); English, German A.

TEPLIUK Mykhailo *

TEPLIUK Mykhailo *

TEPLIUK Mykhailo *

Merited Lawyer of Ukraine, Doctor of Law, Deputy Chief of the Staff of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine – Chief of the Main Legal Department of the Staff of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Member of the Presidium of the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Specialization: civil, commercial law, international commercial arbitration.
Languages: Ukrainian (native), Russian (A).

* Temporarily does not participate in the consideration of cases.

HORTON Daniella Isabel

HORTON Daniella Isabel

HORTON Daniella Isabel

Honourable Secretary of the London Association of Maritime Arbitrators, arbitrator, adviser in the field of international maritime merchant shipping.
Specialization: international commercial and maritime arbitration, shipping, contracts in the field of merchant shipping and international trade.
Language: English (A), Russian, French, German (B)

CHERNYKH Yuliya

CHERNYKH Yuliya

CHERNYKH Yuliya

Member of the Presidium of the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Lecturer at the University of Oslo (Norway), Of Counsel with Arbitrade Attorneys-at-Law (Kyiv, Ukraine).
Specialization: international commercial and investment arbitration, international trade law, international investment law.
Languages: Ukrainian, Russian (native); English A; French, Polish, Norwegian, Swedish B.

ZHANG Tony Zhen-an

ZHANG Tony Zhen-an

ZHANG Tony Zhen-an

Senior Partner of Shanghai Co-effort Law Firm, Deputy Chairman of Shanghai Chamber of Commerce for Import & Export, Adjunct Professor at Shanghai Maritime University.
Languages: Chinese (native); English A.

SHEMSHUCHENKO Yurij

SHEMSHUCHENKO Yurij

SHEMSHUCHENKO Yurij

Academician of the Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences and the Academy of Law Sciences of Ukraine, Doctor of Law, Professor, Director of the State and Law Institute of the Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences, jurist-ecologist.
Specialization: constitutional law, ecological law, administrative law.
Languages: Ukrainian, Russian, English A.


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