Yaroslav Petrov


  • Ukrainian


  • English
  • Ukrainian


  • commercial agreements in general

Professional certification



  • 2009 – Admitted in Ukraine;
    2007 – Stockholm University, LL.M in International Arbitration;
    2006 – Donetsk National University, LL.M in Commercial Law;
    2004 – University of Nebraska at Omaha (USA), International Business and Management.

Professional career

  • 2010 – present, Asters (Shevchenko Didkovskiy & Partners till 2008)
  • Prior joining Asters Mr. Petrov worked at Volkov & Partners Law Firm, Baker McKenzie, CIS Limited, CMS Cameron McKenna LLC, Shell Ukraine Exploration and Production LLC.

Arbitration experience

  • Mr. Petrov focuses on energy law projects (oil & gas, electricity, renewable energy) and dispute resolution (international arbitration, commercial litigation). 

Membership in organizations

  • Kyiv Energy Research Institute;
  • Active participant of the American Chamber of Commerce Energy Committee and European Business Association Fuel & Energy Committee;
  • Ukrainian Wind Energy Association;
  • Ukrainian BioEnergy Association;
  • Ukrainian Arbitration Association, Secretary General, Board Member;
  • LCIA Young International Arbitration Group, Regional representative for Ukraine;
  • ICDR Young & International;
  • National reporter on behalf of Ukraine for KluwerArbitration.com, World Arbitration Reporter, published by Juris Publications, and International Arbitration Case Law project (IACL).