Announcement: II Arbitration school

Ukrainian Arbitration Association and the League of Students UBA invite Ukrainian and foreign students and young lawyers to participate in II Arbitration School, which will be held in Kiev on 7-11 May 2014 at the offices of leading Ukrainian and international law firms. Arbitration School is open to 4th and 5th year Ukrainian and foreign students, students of the Master's program, as well as postgraduates, teachers and young practitioners; the School is free for all participants. Number of participants is limited to 30.

The intensive five-day program will include basic and specialized arbitration courses. Training will be provided in the form of lectures, interactive workshops, mock case and excursion to the ICAC at the Ukrainian CCI. Schoolteachers will be foreign and Ukrainian experts in the field of international arbitration. The working language is English.

The following speakers have confirmed to teach at the School:

  • Tatyana Slipachuk (Sayenko Kharenko, Kiev, Ukraine)
  • Inga Kacevska (University of Latvia)
  • Vladimir Khvalei (Baker & McKenzie, Moscow, Russian Federation)
  • Olena Perepelynska (Sayenko Kharenko, Kiev, Ukraine)
  • Yaroslav Petrov (Asters, Ukraine)
  • Andrey Panov (Norton Rose Fulbright, Moscow, Russian Federation)
  • James Clifford (Maitland Chambers, UK)
  • Ihor Siusel (Baker & McKenzie, Kiev, Ukraine)
  • Dr Maciej Zachariasiewicz (Kozminski University, Poland)
  • Dmytro Zagorodnyuk (InterLegal, Odessa, Ukraine)
  • Ilya Nikiforov (Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, St Petersburg, Russia)
  • Olga Troshchenovych (Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Frankfurt am Main, Germany)
  • Dmytro Marchukov (Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, Kiev, Ukraine)
  • Oleh Beketov (AstapovLawyers, Kiev, Ukraine)
  • Ivan Kasynyuk (AGA Partners, Kiev, Ukraine)

Mock Case trainers:

  • Olexander Droug (Sayenko Kharenko, Kiev, Ukraine)
  • Volodymyr Yaremko (Arzinger, Lviv, Ukraine)

The experience of the named professionals will undoubtedly contribute to the learning of the practical aspects of international arbitration by the students of the School.

Registration for the program begins on 29 January 2014 and ends on 14 April. Applicants should send an e-mail at and with the subject: «Arbitration School 2014" your resume and the essay in English (up to 1000 words) "The Future of alternative settlement of international disputes."

"For the development of international arbitration as practice in Ukraine first of all it is necessary to help young professionals interested in arbitration, and who want to gain knowledge, access to information and expertise of people who are already doing arbitration. That is why the last year Ukrainian Arbitration Association initiated the annual Arbitration school. This year's program will be even more interactive and interesting,"- says UAA President Tatiana Slipachuk.

The League students UBA Chairman Gluschenko Anna said: “I would admit that the project is quite unique. The opportunity to take part in an international event in Ukraine, to get extremely practical and applicable knowledge from the leading professionals and to share experience with the colleagues from abroad is quite attractive. League of students’ of Ukrainian Bar Association is willing to obtain such an amazing experience of organizing the event with the leading arbitration organization of Ukraine. It is a great chance for us to establish international communication with the foreign students and to create basis for the future cooperation. We are sure that the project has a strong background to be successful and will fulfill all of the expectations both of participants and organizers.“

Coordinators of school this year Olena Perepelynska and Yaroslav Petrov (Board Member and General Secretary accordingly) noted: «joint organization of the II Arbitration School directly together with the League of Students UBA is quite logical. Because the School is not only experienced lecturers, whom may invite UAA. It is also participants, for whom the School actually organized. We hope that cooperation with the League of Students UBA allow more students interested in arbitration to participate in the II Arbitration School”.

Members of the Association can be an individual with a law degree, is a specialist in international commercial arbitration or have a professional interest in international commercial arbitration and share the goals and objectives of the Association. Read more