Speaker details

IBA Annual Conference Miami 2022

30 Oct - 4 Nov 2022

Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, USA

Speaker information

Irina Paliashvili


Dr. Irina Paliashvili began her private practice by co-founding one of the first private law firms in Ukraine and expanded by founding the Washington-based RULG-Ukrainian Legal Group, where she serves as the Managing Partner. Irina holds Ph.D. in Private International Law from Kyiv State University School of International Law and an LL.M. in International and Comparative Law from George Washington University. Before going into private practice, she served as General Counsel (International) to two major companies in Ukraine and also served as a Professor of Law at the Kyiv State University Law School. Irina is licensed to practice Ukrainian law as a Special Legal Consultant in the District of Columbia and is a member of the Kyiv Bar. She frequently speaks at international conferences and publishes on the legal and business climates in Ukraine and serves as the Chair of the Legal Committee of the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council, a member of the Advisory Board of the IBA’s Section on Public and Professional Interest (SPPI) and a member of the Advisory Board of Best Lawyers®. In addition to corporate and transactional expertise, Irina has extensive experience in providing independent expert witness reports and testimony on the matters of Ukrainian law in international arbitrations and in the US, UK, the Netherlands, Cypriot and Swedish courts proceedings. Irina is included in the arbitrators panels of the Riga International Commercial Arbitration Court (RICAC) in Riga, the International Arbitral Centre of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (VIAC) in Vienna, Georgian International Arbitration Centre (GIAC) in Tbilisi, Lewiatan Court of Arbitration in Warsaw, Caspian Arbitration Society in Geneva and Kazakhstani International Arbitrage (KIA) in Almaty and is a member of the Energy Community Dispute and Negotiation Centre Panel of Mediators in Vienna.


International strategy and the IBA

Tuesday 1 November (0930 - 1045)

Room 232, Level 2


Rule of Law Symposium: Ukraine - the role and rule of law in modern conflict

Friday 4 November (0930 - 1045)

Rooms 203-205, Level 2