Arbitrator and independent consultant. Former partner at Ukrainian law firm Grischenko & Partners (1993-2022), former Associate Professor/Assistant Professor of Kyiv State University, Department of International law (1981-1994). Doctor (PhD) of comparative and international law (EUI, Florence, 1993). Candidate of legal science (Kyiv State University, 1984). Associate Professor in international law, 1991.
From 1998 he has served as leading counsel, co-counsel and consultant in 12 investor-state arbitration proceedings under ICSID, ICSID Additional Facility, UNCITRAL and SCC Rules, including 3 ECT cases. His firm had the privilege of serving as leading counsel to Ukraine in the first investor-state case in Ukraine’s history.
In 2014 Sergiy Voitovich was designated to the Panel of Arbitrators of ICSID. He is on the list of arbitrators of several other arbitral institutions. Dr. Voitovich has acted as an arbitrator, sole arbitrator and presiding arbitrator in more than 25 commercial cases.
In 2008 by the Edict of the President of Ukraine, he was given the rank of the Honoured lawyer of Ukraine.
The author of more than 100 professional publications on international law and arbitration including three books as the author and two books as co-author. The recent book entitled “International Investment Law in the Arbitration Process” (2019, 272 pages in English, author).