Dr. Zukova is a Member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, a Board Member of the Finland Arbitration Institute (FAI), and a Vice-Chair of the Arbitration Council of the Georgian International Arbitration Centre (GIAC). She is a Council Member of the ICC Institute of World Business Law and a Member of the Organizing Committee of the ICCA Congress 2021. She is also an Associate Professor at the University of Versailles Saint-Quentin (Paris-Saclay) and the Riga Graduate School of Law.
A Latvian lawyer by training (LLB, University of Latvia), Galina has a PhD from the European University Institute (Florence, Italy) and an LLM from the University of Exeter (UK). She was also a Visiting Scholar at the Yale University (US).
Dr. Zukova is fluent in English, French, Italian, Latvian, Russian and Spanish. She has a working knowledge of German.
Galina is ranked in: Who's Who Legal: Thought Leader – Arbitration 2021; WWL: Arbitration – Arbitrators and Counsel; WWL: Arbitration – Future Leaders; and WWL France: Arbitration (every year as of 2017); Euromoney's ExpertGuides Commercial Arbitration (2020). WWL 2019 ranked her as Number 2 of the "Most Highly Regarded" Future Arbitration Leaders, and writes: "Galina Zukova … is "an excellent and experienced lawyer with a particular focus on CIS-related cases", according to sources. They note, "She has vast experience in and great knowledge of ICC arbitration proceedings."" In 2018, ArbitralWomen included Galina in its publication "Women Pioneers in Dispute Resolution".
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