Viktoriia Mykuliak

Mykuliak, Viktoriia

MILE 21 alumna
World Trade Institute

Recipient of the Patricia Murillo Montesdeoca (PMM) Scholarhsip in 2020
VVGB Advocaten

Viktoriia Mykuliak is an associate at VVGB Advocaten.  She works in the field of international trade law with a focus on trade remedies and WTO dispute settlement.

Viktoriia has been practising international trade law since 2014.  During this time, she has assisted governments in several WTO disputes, represented clients in trade defence proceedings (in the EU, the UK, and Ukraine), advised on international trade law matters such as the functioning of various FTAs, market access issues, TBT/SPS, trade sanctions, etc.

Before joining VVGB, Viktoriia worked for a top-tier law firm in Kyiv and was involved in research projects at the World Trade Institute.

Viktoriia obtained a Master’s degree from the Law Faculty of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (Ukraine), an LL.M. degree from the “Europa-Institut” of Saarland University (Germany), and a Master’s degree in International Law and Economics (MILE) from the World Trade Institute, University of Bern (Switzerland).

Viktoriia received various scholarships and awards throughout her studies, including the Patricia Murillo Montesdeoca (PMM) Scholarship and the DAAD/OSI Scholarship.  She is also recognised as a rising star for International trade by The Legal 500 and Expert Guides of Legal Media Group.  Viktoriia is qualified to practice law in Ukraine and is a member of the Brussels Bar (B-list).

Viktoriia is teaching the moot court preparation course (the WTO Dispute Simulation Exercise) at the World Trade Institute.