FIDIC Adjudicator Details

International Client Manager

Volodymyr  Yaremko

  Country of residence: United Kingdom

  Citizenship: Ukrainian


Countries with experience

Other countries with experience:

Global regions

  • East Europe
  • West Europe
  • Middle East
  • Central Asia

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Polish
  • Ukrainian

Construction contract experience

  • Construction Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Red Book)
  • Construction Contract, MDB Harmonised Ed, June 2010
  • EPC/Turnkey Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Silver Book)
  • Plant & Design-Build Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Yellow Book)
  • Construction Contract 2nd Ed (2017 Red Book)
  • Plant and Design-Build Contract 2nd Ed (2017 Yellow Book)

Consultancy contract experience

  • Client-Consultant Agreement (White Book), 4th Ed 2006

Specialist contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

CV - Services offered

  • Arbitration
  • Adjudication
  • Mediation
  • Contract Expert/specialist
  • Independent expert
  • Expert witness
  • Educational qualifications

Technical expertise

  • Building - commercial
  • Construction law
  • Infrastructure, Railways, Bridges
  • Marine and ports
  • Defence
  • Road and highways - bridges and car parks
  • Claims and variations

  • Extension of time
  • Project scheduling
  • Defects
  • Failure investigations
  • Construction accidents

Short summary experiences

See CV

Position and experience

Acredited mediator: No
Acredited arbitrator: No

Employment status:
Present position: Mayer Brown International LLP, London, Senior Associate (Ukrainian Lawyer), International Arbitration and Construction & Engineering Groups
Previous positions: Spenser & Kauffmann Attorneys at law, Kyiv, Counsel, Head of International Arbitration & Litigation Practice, Law firm Bristows, London, Secondment at the Commercial Disputes Department, Law firm Arzinger, Lviv-Kyiv, Senior Associate, Head of International Litigation & Arbitration Group


  • Representing the State of Ukraine in the Energy Charter Treaty investment arbitration initiated by the minority shareholders of PJSC Ukrnafta under the SCC Rules with amount of claim of USD 6 billion
  • Representing the State of Ukraine in the ICSID investment arbitration initiated by Gilward Investments B.V.
  • a shareholder of PJSC Aerosvit
  • with amount of claim around USD 700 million
  • Acting for the State of Ukraine in the ICSID arbitration City-State N.V.
  • Praktyka Asset Management Company LLC
  • Crystal-Invest LLC and Prodiz LLC v Ukraine
  • Providing advice to the US contractor in relation to targeting Ukrainian market and the Kyiv Great Ring Road Project in particular
  • Advising on various issues
  • including dispute resolution strategy
  • related to the implementation of a major construction project in the Western Ukraine – Beskyd Tunnel – with value more than EUR 100 m
  • Acting for Turkish contractor in almost EUR 300 million the EBRD and the EIB financed project under the FIDIC Yellow Book in relations to various claims with Communal Enterprise Dnipro Metro
  • Full scope representation of Risoil
  • and its partners from Georgian Industrial Group
  • in two pilot tenders for the concession of Kherson and Olvia seaports in Ukraine
  • Assisting French company SUEZ in exploring PPP models of cooperation with Ukrainian municipalities in water supply and waste management sectors


  • American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine (Co-Chair of Infrastructure Committee)
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb
  • European branch board member in 2016-2017)
  • Ukrainian Arbitration Association (board member 2016-2018)
  • Ukrainian Bar Association (litigation committee board member 2016-2018
  • transport committee board member 2018-2019)
  • Ukrainian Association of Consulting Engineers (AECU)
  • ICC YAF (European Regional Coordinator 2014-2017)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Society of Construction Law (UK)
  • Dispute Resolution Board Foundation

Panel listings

  • Included into the list of arbitrators at the Permanent arbitration court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Ukraine
  • Included into the Arbitrators Database of the Ukrainian Arbitration Association
  • who are recommended for the cases related to Ukraine
  • List of Recommended Arbitrators of the Arbitration Court at the Polish Chamber of Commerce in Warsaw

Qualifications, jurisdiction and discipline

  • Master’s Degree in International Law – Ivan Franko Lviv National University (Ukraine)
  • School of American Law within John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin (Poland) and Chicago-Kent College of Law (USA)
  • Course in German and European Law at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (Germany)
  • Attorney-at-Law
  • a license issued by Volyn Regional Bar Association
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • London: Fellow and Trainer under the Approved Faculty List
  • Ukrainian Corporate Governance Academy (joint programme with INSEAD)
  • Ukrainian School of Political Studies (Council of Europe’s programme)
  • Hong Kong International Arbitration Center
  • Tribunal Secretaries Accreditation Programme