Anton Sotir

Partner, GoldenGate Law Firm


Certificate in International Sports Law, Wolfson College, University of Cambridge.

LL.M. (summa cum laude) in International Sports Law, ISDE.

LL.M. in International Commercial Arbitration Law, Stockholm University.

LL.B. (summa cum laude), National University “Law Academy named after Yaroslav Mudryi”.

Practice Areas:

International Arbitration, Sports Law, Maritime Law, International Commercial Law.


Ukrainian, Russian, English

Professional experience:

Anton Sotir is a partner at the GoldenGate Law Firm. He regularly represents his clients in various international disputes, commercial arbitration and sports law cases. His experience includes handling arbitration proceedings at many institutions, including the LCIA, SCC, ICC, ICAC, VIAC, CAS, GAFTA/FOSFA, and earlier at ad hoc tribunals.

He also serves as an arbitrator adjudicating commercial disputes, and acts as a Deputy Chairman in the Dispute Resolution Chamber of the Football Federation of Ukraine. In addition, he has broad experience of enforcing arbitral awards and foreign court decisions in Ukraine. In addition to his private practice, he acts as a consultant at Lombardi Associates, with a special focus on the Central and Eastern European region.

Anton is the author of many articles in the areas of commercial arbitration, sports law, maritime law and transportation. He is also a contributor to various books acting as an expert for Ukraine, including the 1st edition of the International Arbitration (2015), The FIFA Regulations on Working with Intermediaries (2015 and 2016), The Sports Law Review (2016 and 2017).

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