Prior to joining Van Bael & Bellis, Sergiy worked in Ukraine’s Ministry of Justice in the special unit representing and defending the state before the international arbitration institutions (state-investor arbitration proceedings). He also interned with the WTO Appellate Body Secretariat and Rules Division.
Russian, Ukrainian, English, German, French
- World Trade Institute, University of Bern, Master of International Law and Economics, cum laude, 2010
- University of Tilburg, Master of International Business Law, 2009
- National Law Academy of Ukraine, Bachelor and Master of Laws, with honours, 2004-2005
Co-author of “Bridging the Abyss? Lessons from Global and Regional Integration of Ukraine”, Journal of World Trade, 46:2, p. 457, April 2012.
Co-author of the Ukrainian version of “WTO in a Nutshell”, Kiev: Inyure, 2011.
Assisting the sole producer of yellow phosphorus in Kazakhstan in the EU anti-dumping investigation concerning that product and obtaining a termination of the case without the imposition of anti-dumping measures.
Assisting the sole producer of steel wire ropes in Ukraine in the EU anti-dumping interim review concerning that product and obtaining a reduction of the anti-dumping duty from 51.8% to 10.5%.