Dmytro Shemelin

Rok urodzenia



  • Ukrainian


  • English
  • Russian
  • Ukrainian


    Professional certification



    • National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy, cum laude, 2005;
    • Master of Laws (LL.M) in International Dispute Settlement, Geneva University and the Graduate Institute, Geneva, 2012.

    Professional career

    • 2016 – present Counsel, Asters;
    • 2013 – 2016 Associate, Ilyashev and Partners;
    • 2006 – 2013 Senior Associate, Grischenko & Partners.

    Arbitration experience

    • Dmytro focuses on commercial and investment arbitrations, as well as transborder litigations.
    • He has acted in five investment arbitration cases defending Ukraine and continues to be active in investment arbitration sphere.
    • Dmytro has extensive practical experience with arbitration proceedings under ICSID, LMAA, LCIA, AAA (ICDR), Vienna and Stockholm Rules, with UNCITRAL and Ukrainian ICAC arbitrations.
    • A significant proportion of his work involves major transborder litigations, including in connection with major loan restructurings and defaults. 

    Membership in organizations

    • The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, CIArb, United Kingdom;
    • Ukrainian Arbitration Association.


    1. Arbitration Global Guide 2016: Arbitration procedures and practice in Ukraine;
    2. The Lawyer European Awards. Conference in London, 2015;
    3. The European Legal Networks Summit. Conference in London, 2015;
    4. Ukraine exports to US: the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine trade promotion conference. Conference in Kyiv, 2015;
    5. The Perspectives of Financial Arbitration in Ukraine. Yuridichna Praktika, 23.10.2014;
    6. International Investment Arbitration, Some Tendencies and the Experience of Ukraine. Ed. by S. Voitovich. Kyiv: Justinian, 2012. 312 p. The first comprehensive publication on the Ukrainian practice of investment arbitration.