january 20, 2020

January 20, 2020 – Markian Malskyy rejoins Arzinger as Partner and will head the firm’s Western Ukrainian office.

On January 20, 2020 Markian Malskyy returns to Arzinger as Partner and will head the firm’s Western Ukrainian office. As a lawyer specialized in providing legal support in investment projects as well as in dispute resolution, including in international commercial and investment arbitrations, he will also be Co-Head of International Litigation and Arbitration Practice. Previously, Markian participated in the settlement of disputes under the regulations of the International Centre of Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), The Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), The International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Ukrainian CCI (ICAC). He was overall involved in the settlement of more than 300 disputes, and was included in the list of recommended arbitrators in a number of international arbitration institutions (The International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Ukrainian CCI (ICAC), The Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC), The Milan Chamber of Arbitration (CAM), Chisinau International Court of Commercial Arbitration (CACIC), The Riga International Commercial Arbitration Court (RICAC), China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), The Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) etc.).

Markian Malskyy’s professional level and achievements are recognized by the international rankings Chambers Global (2017-2019), Chambers Europe (2013-2019), Best Lawyers (2013-2020), The Legal 500 (2018-2019), and the national ranking Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients (2012-2018). Under his lead, the West Ukrainian Office of Arzinger was ranked first among regional offices in the national ranking 50 Leading Law Firms of Ukraine (2010-2019) nine years in a row.

Markian Malskyy: “I am glad to get back to practicing law, as I definitely associate my professional development only with it. I am pleased to join the partners of Arzinger Law Firm I have been part of for more than 10 years, as well as the team, which I co-created before working as Head of Lviv Regional State Administration. The official service gives lawyers a chance to thank the State for its opportunities and to implement further reforms to improve the quality of people’s life. However, private practice makes it possible to render prompt assistance to clients in solving various tasks.”

Timur Bondaryev, Managing Partner of Arzinger: “We start the year 2020 with a strong contribution to the further development of our business – I welcome Markian as Arzinger’s Partner again and am confident that his return to the position of Head of our Western Ukrainian Office in Lviv will expedite the development of our practices in the West of the country and of the company in general. Having worked as the Head of the Lviv Regional State Administration, Markian has gained important knowledge in the field of public private relations. Therefore, he will be able to take even better care of the interests of Arzinger’s clients and implement complex investment and infrastructure projects. Markian knows the market very well, so I am sure that our litigation, international arbitration, real estate and corporate law practices will soon experience a vigorous growth and further development.”

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