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Volodymyr Yaremko specializes in providing legal support in multi-jurisdictional disputes in national courts and in international commercial and investment arbitration.

Volodymyr has substantial experience representing clients in arbitration proceedings of various arbitral institutions including the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), Vienna International Arbitration Center (VIAC) and International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICAC at the UCCI), as well as in ad hoc arbitration (e.g. under UNCITRAL rules).

Volodymyr has significant experience representing client interests in cross-border debt recovery proceedings, including by way of obtaining Worldwide Freezing Orders at the High Court of Justice in London and enforcement of foreign court judgments and arbitral awards in Ukraine and abroad. In particular, his experience includes advising clients in litigation and arbitration proceedings related to such jurisdictions as Austria, Belize, the BVI, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Germany, Latvia, Moldova, the Netherlands, Panama, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland and the UK. He often acts in such cases in close cooperation with colleagues from foreign law offices, as well as financial, forensic and investigation professionals.

Volodymyr is well acquainted with the peculiarities of arbitration in specific areas of industries, namely in construction disputes under FIDIC forms of contracts, as well as in commodities arbitrations (GAFTA and FOSFA).

He also focuses on advising clients on various contentious and non-contentious matters in large-scale infrastructure projects. This includes providing legal assistance on procurement, regulatory issues, construction, PPP/concession and general commercial issues in road, rail, aviation, seaport and municipal infrastructure projects. Volodymyr gained particularly useful experience in projects implemented under FIDIC forms of contracts with the assistance of international financial organizations such as the EBRD, EIB and IBRD.

Recognitions

  • Recognized among leading lawyers in Arbitration & Mediation in Ukraine by Best Lawyers International 2020
  • Named among notable practitioners in International Arbitration by Ukrainian Law Firms 2019
  • Recognised in Litigation by Who's Who Legal: Litigation 2018
  • Recognised in Public-Private Partnership according to "Top 100 - Clients' Choice 2018", Yuridicheskaya Gazeta

Admissions

  • Ukraine, attorney-at-law, admitted to the Kyiv Regional Bar Association since 2011.

Education

  • Ivan Franko Lviv National University (Ukraine)
  • Ludwig-Maximilian University Munich (Germany)
  • John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin (Poland)
  • Chicago-Kent College of Law (USA)

Professional membership and involvement

  • Ukrainian Bar Association, Board Member of the Transport Law Committee;
  • International Bar Association;
  • HKIAC Tribunal Secretaries Accreditation Programme;
  • ICC YAF (Regional Representative 2014-2017);
  • ICDR Y&I, YIAG, ASA40, YAAP and YSIAC;
  • American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine;
  • European Business Association;
  • Ukrainian Arbitration Association;
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, CIArb Fellow (FCIArb).
Experience
Media & Insight

Eye for an eye. Prosecution for incitement to insolvency (in Ukrainian)

by Volodymyr Yaremko & Olena Solonska
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Who is at risk? Responsibility of car carriers within the boundaries of internal communication (in Ukrainian)

by Volodymyr Yaremko & Vladlena Lavrushyna
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Martial law and business: are there any risks of non-fulfillment of contracts (in Russian)

by Volodymyr Yaremko & Alina Danyleiko

Pecularities of commercial contracts execution under martial law (in Ukrainian)

by Volodymyr Yaremko & Alina Danyleiko

Субсидіарна відповідальність задоведення до банкрутства: неможливе можливо? (in Ukrainian)

by Volodymyr Yaremko & Olena Solonska
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New bankruptcy: draft changes for individuals (in Russian)

by Volodymyr Yaremko & Olena Solonska
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An Abstract on Road Reform in Ukraine

by Volodymyr Yaremko & Vladlena Lavrushyna

Can international FIDIC contracts make Ukrainian construction projects appealing to investors?

by Volodymyr Yaremko

Construction Law International. Chapter on Ukraine

by Volodymyr Yaremko
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Why one should not wait for the revolution in the control of road works (in Russian)

by Volodymyr Yaremko
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International legal means of protecting investors' property rights in construction (in Russian)

by Volodymyr Yaremko

Pecularities of construction litigation in international commercial arbitration (in Russian)

by Volodymyr Yaremko