Markiyan Kliuchkovskyi, Partner and Co-Head of International Arbitration and Cross-Border Litigation at Asters, has been appointed to the working group on the development and implementation of international legal mechanisms to compensate the damage caused by russia's war against Ukraine. The working group was established by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on 18 May 2022.

Being comprised of the leading international and Ukrainian public law practitioners and scholars as well as representatives of Ukrainian state authorities, the working group develops proposal for establishment of the International Claims Commission for Ukraine to adjudicate claims for compensation arising out of russia’s armed invasion of Ukraine.

Similar to most other claims commissions, it will derive its authority from an international agreement concluded between Ukraine and interested States. More information on the feasibility and desirability of creating an international claims commission for Ukraine is available in the essay on Just Security.

Markiyan Kliuchkovskyi is a practitioner with over 15 years of hands-on experience in the field of public international law. He is recognised as a leading arbitration practitioner in Ukraine by all reputable legal directories.

Asters is the largest law firm in Ukraine with offices in Kyiv, Washington D.C., London and Brussels. Chambers Europe 2022 recognizes 21 lawyers of Asters – the largest number of the renowned practitioners in a single Ukrainian law firm.