Dr. Galina Zukova, ZUKOVA Legal, Partner (Paris)
Dually qualified in Paris and Latvia, Dr. Galina Zukova is a leading arbitration practitioner with twenty years of legal experience. She has served as an arbitrator (president, sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator and emergency arbitrator alike) in cases conducted under the most major institutional rules, including the ICC, LCIA, DIS, VIAC, SCC and Milan Chamber of Arbitration. She also regularly represents clients (individuals, corporate and state entities), and acts as expert in international arbitration proceedings.
Dr. Zukova is a Member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, a Board Member of the Finland Arbitration Institute (FAI), a Vice-Chair of the Arbitration Council of the Georgian International Arbitration Centre (GIAC), and a Council Member of the ICC Institute of World Business Law. In 2022, she was included in the European Commission’s List of Candidates Suitable for Appointment as Arbitrators in EU trade and investment agreements with third states. She is also an Associate Professor at the University of Versailles Saint-Quentin (Paris-Saclay) and the Riga Graduate School of Law.
Dr. Zukova is fluent in English, French, Italian, Latvian, Russian and Spanish. She has a working knowledge of German.