Yuliya Chernykh

Doctoral Research Fellow - Department of Private Law
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Yuliya Chernykh is a Ph.D. Research Fellow in the Department of Private Law at the University of Oslo, where she is working on a doctoral thesis on contract interpretation in investment treaty arbitration.

Academic interests

Yuliya’s research focuses on the intersection between private international law and public international law and, more broadly, on international dispute settlement. She frequently writes in the fields of international arbitration, international commercial law and legal history.


Yuliya lectures on a range of university subjects that include Comparative Private Law, International Commercial Arbitration, International Investment Law, International Trade Law, International Commercial Law, European Labour Law, Legal Writing and Oral Advocacy in International Law, and Intellectual Property in the Information Society. Yuliya tutors seminars in international investment law and international commercial law – TULSA (tutor-led student activities). She also supervises the theses of master students.


Yuliya has acted as arbitrator, as expert and as counsel in international arbitration proceedings under a number of European and Asian arbitration rules. She is Chartered Arbitrator (Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK) as of 2013. Yuliya  is on the panel of arbitrators of various arbitration institutes, including the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), the Singapore International Court of Arbitration (SIAC), the Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC - List of practitioners), Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC – former Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration), International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, WIPO list of neutrals and others. She is a National Correspondent on Case Law for UNCITRAL Texts (CLOUT) and a Board member of the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Ukraine. She is also a Board Member of the Young Arbitration Practitioners Norway (YAPN).

Yuliya is admitted to Ukrainian Bar (as advocate) and to Norwegian Bar (as a foreign counsel to practice private international law and Ukrainian law).

She graduated from Stockholm University (LLM in International Commercial Arbitration summa cum laude) and the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (LLB summa cum laude). She has a postgraduate diploma in International Trade Law from the joint program organised by the University of Turin and the University Institute of European Studies (Italy) in cooperation with the ILO International Training Center and UNCITRAL. Yuliya has held visiting researcher positions at Stockholm University, the Max Planck Institute for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law in Luxembourg, Heidelberg University and the Lauterpacht Center for International Law (University of Cambridge).


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Tags: International investment law, international trade


  • Chernykh, Yuliya (2018). The gust of wind: The unknown role of Sir Elihu Lauterpacht in the drafting of the Abs-Shawcross Draft Convention, In Stephan W. Schill; Christian J. Tams & Rainer Hofmann (ed.),  International Investment Law and History.  Edward Elgar Publishing.  ISBN 978 1 78643 995 6.  9.  s 241 - 286
  • Chernykh, Yuliya (2017). Book Review. Christian Djeffal, Static and Evolutive Treaty Interpretation: A Functional Reconstruction, CUP 2016. Nordic Journal of International Law.  ISSN 0902-7351.  86(4), s 547- 551
  • Chernykh, Yuliya (2017). The Last Citadel: The Restricted Role of Lawyers in Soft Commodity Arbitration. Transnational Dispute Management.  ISSN 1875-4120.  2 Show summary

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