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Volodymyr Yaremko provides legal advice, as well as project management and government relations assistance, to clients of diverse background in their Ukraine-related activities.

He 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. He often acts in such cases in close cooperation with colleagues from foreign law offices, as well as financial, forensic and investigation professionals.

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

Recognitions

  • Recognized among leading lawyers in International Arbitration and Arbitration & Mediation by Best Lawyers in Ukraine 2021
  • Named among notable practitioners in International Arbitration by Ukrainian Law Firms 2020
  • Recognised in Litigation by Who's Who Legal: Litigation 2019
  • Recognized among notable practitioners for Transport & Infrastructure by Client's choice. Top 100 Best Lawyers of Ukraine – 2019, Yurydychna Gazeta
  • Recognized among notable practitioners for Public Private Partnership by Client's choice. Top 100 Best Lawyers of Ukraine – 2018, Yurydychna Gazeta
  • Recognized among notable practitioners in Energy and infrastructure, Project development, Restructuring and insolvency by IFLR1000, 2021

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

  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, CIArb Fellow and trainer under the Approved Faculty List;
  • Ukrainian Arbitration Association (former Board Member);
  • Ukrainian Bar Association (former Board Member of the Transport Law and Litigation Committees);
  • Association of Engineers-Consultants of Ukraine;
  • International Bar Association;
  • HKIAC Tribunal Secretaries Accreditation Programme;
  • ICC YAF (former Regional Representative for Europe);
  • American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine;
  • European Business Association.
Experience
Media & Insight

Investments in disputes – prospects of the Ukrainian market (In Ukrainian)

by Volodymyr Yaremko
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Green tariff in Ukraine

by Volodymyr Yaremko & Andriy Stetsenko
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Proving impediments associated with performance of the contractual obligations during the spread of COVID-19

by Volodymyr Yaremko

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

by Volodymyr Yaremko & Olena Solonska

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
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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

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

by Volodymyr Yaremko

Construction Law International. Chapter on Ukraine

by Volodymyr Yaremko