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Vitaliy Pogoretskyy

ACWL (Geneva, Switzerland)

Trade and Energy (30/01/2018 - 31/01/2018)



Vitaliy Pogoretskyy works as Counsel at the Advisory Centre on WTO Law (ACWL), where he assists developing-country Members of the ACWL and the least-developed countries in WTO dispute settlement proceedings, and provides to these countries legal advice and training on WTO law. He has also worked at the Rules Division of the WTO Secretariat, a Brussels-based law firm specialising in WTO law and EU law, and as a civil servant of the Government of Ukraine.

Mr. Pogoretskyy is a Ukrainian national. He is Doctor in law from the University of Dundee (UK). In 2007, he obtained an LLM Degree in International Commercial Arbitration Law from Stockholm University, and, in 2009, he obtained a Master’s Degree in International Law and Economics from the World Trade Institute (Bern, Switzerland), summa cum laude. He graduated in law with distinction in 2005 from the National Law Academy of Ukraine (Kharkov, Ukraine).

Mr. Pogoretskyy has published extensively in English, Russian and Ukrainian on various aspects of international law and WTO law, including a monograph: "Freedom of Transit and Access to Gas Pipeline Networks under WTO Law" (Cambridge University Press, 2017).

Selected publications

Secretaria del Estado de Turismo y Comercio Universitat de Barcelona Departament Economia i Finances de la Generalitat de Catalunya Ajuntament de Barcelona