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Andrii Zharikov


Nottingham Law School

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Nottingham Law School staff


Andrii Zharikov is a Lecturer in Law at Nottingham Trent University. He is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Andrii is a module leader for International Banking Regulation and a co-module leader for Contract Law. He also teaches the Commercial Law module.

Career overview

Andrii achieved his Bachelor in Law degree (with honours) at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Ukraine) and LL.M. in International Trade Law (with distinction) at the University of Essex. Following his masters studies Andrii practised law in Ukraine where he was involved in various projects in banking & finance, international trade, dispute resolution and corporate law.

In 2016 Andrii was awarded a Dean’s Scholarship by Aston University in support of his doctoral research project. In November 2019 he successfully defended his thesis (with no corrections) before the panel of experts comprising Professor James Devenney and Stuart Weinstein.

Andrii has authored a number of theoretical and practical-oriented articles in the areas of his expertise, including the winning entry in the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Young Members Essay Competition 2018.

Research areas

Andrii’s research areas include commercial law, alternative dispute resolution, trade finance, banking law and the theory of lex mercatoria.

Andrii is a member of several research centres at Nottingham Trent University, namely the Centre for Mediation and Dispute Resolution, the Centre for Business and Insolvency Law and the Centre for Legal Education.

External activity

The Higher Education Academy

The Society of Legal Scholars

The Association of Law Teachers

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators