Malskyy Markian

Year of birth: 1984

Education :

  • 2008 - 2012 – Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, PhD. Theme of PhD thesis " Arbitration agreement as a precondition of dispute resolution in international commercial arbitration "
  • 2006 - 2007 - The World Trade Institute, Bern, Switzerland, Master in International Law and Economics
  • 2005 -2006 - University of Stockholm, Sweden, LL.M. - International Commercial Arbitration, LL.M.
  • 2001 - 2006 - Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Faculty of International Relations. Master of International Economic Relations
  • 2001 – 2006 - Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Faculty of Law, LL.M.

Academic degreePhD


  • Ukrainian
  • Russian
  • English
  • German
  • Polish
  • French


  • international arbitration
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Tax law
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Corporate Law
  • M&A
  • Administrative Law

Professional experience:

  • Partner, Head of ADR practice, Head of West Ukrainian office at Arzinger (April 2008 –  today);
  • Board member of the Ukrainian Arbitration Association;
  • Honorary Consul of Austria in Lviv (since October 2016);
  • European Business Association (EBA), West Ukrainian office: Member of Coordination Council.

Membership in professional organizations and associations:

  • ABA
  • IBA
  • YIAG
  • ASA
  • ICDR Young & International
  • YAPP
  • Cepani 40
  • Ukrainian Bar Association
  • Ukrainian Arbitration Association
  • The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)
  • Lviv International Rotary Club : Founding member Rotary Lviv International 


Markian Malskyy, attorney-at-law, Dr. jur., specializes in providing legal support in investment projects (commercial, real estate and corporate law matters) as well as representing clients’ interests before judicial authorities of Ukraine and dispute settlement under the procedures of commercial and investment arbitration.

Since 2010 Mr. Malskyy is Head of Alternative Dispute Resolution practice at Arzinger. He has extensive experience in corporate dispute settlement in the energy sector, contractual disputes, trade and real estate disputes, enforcement of foreign court judgments and arbitral awards, real estate and M&A transactions

Prior to joining Arzinger attorney-at-law Malskyy worked as a lawyer in the international arbitration team in the firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Paris.

Mr. Malskyy has managed the German translation of the Rules of the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Arbitration experienceHe handled cases under the Arbitration Rules of ICSID, ICC, SCC, UNCITRAL, LCIA and ICAC.


Author of approximately 100 articles and commentaries

  • of textbooks:

Malskyy М. М. Recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Ukraine: –  Lviv, LLC Spline, 2007. - 259 p.

Malskyy М. М.  Adverse inference in WTO law and other dispute settlement fora: –  Lviv, LLC Spline, 2008. - 260 p.

Malskyy М. М.. Arbitration Agreement. Theoretical and Practical Aspects. – Lviv, LLC Spline, 2013. – 374 p.


Lists of arbitrators:

  • Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC);
  • Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC);
  • Arbitration Court attached to the Czech Chamber of Commerce and the Agricultural Chamber of the Czech Republic;
  • Arbitration Center of Mexico;
  • Court of Arbitration at Nowy Tomyśl Chamber of Commerce (Poland);
  • Kazakhstan International Arbitrage;
  • China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC);
  • Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA);
  • International Commercial Arbitration Court at Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICAC at UCC)
  • Riga International Commercial Arbitration Court (RICAC);
  • Chisinau International Court of Commercial Arbitration (CACIC);
  • Recommended arbitrator in the procedure of financial restructuring pursuant to the Law of Ukraine “On the financial restructuring”.

Members of the Association can be an individual with a law degree, is a specialist in international commercial arbitration or have a professional interest in international commercial arbitration and share the goals and objectives of the Association. Read more