Anastasiya Ugale's practice focuses on international dispute resolution. She represents private companies and sovereign states in investment treaty and commercial arbitration, with a particular focus on Russia and CIS disputes. She also provides advisory services to companies, international organizations and governments on issues of public international law under bilateral and multilateral investment treaties.
Anastasiya's experience includes representation of private companies in international arbitration disputes against sovereign states under the UNCITRAL, ICSID, and ICC rules. Her industry experience includes disputes in gold, coal and uranium mining, oil exploration and production, agriculture, and large-scale farming.
Anastasiya is also an entrepreneur and an advisor to a legal-tech company Jus Mundi, focusing on the development of digital tools for international dispute resolution. In the past, she worked at large U.S.-based law firms, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe. She was born in Russia and raised in Ukraine. She is a native Russian speaker and is fluent in Ukrainian and English.
- Georgetown University (LL.M. with distinction 2010; Dean's List);
- Kyiv International University (Specialist in International Law with honors 2007; Bachelor of International Relations/International Law with honors 2006)
- New York