Tatsiana Bialiayeva is regional mediator for the Compliance Advisor Ombudsman of the World Bank Group and serves as a mediator on the panel of mediators at the Supreme Court of the Republic of Belarus and on the panel of neutrals at the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA).
Tatsiana has a practical experience in mediating commercial and labour cases in the United States, Lithuania, Belarus, Uzbekistan, Russia, and Ukraine. Her cases primarily involve disputes between local communities and international lenders (banks, international organizations) as well as workplace disputes. Tatsiana is a lawyer with extensive legal experience of advising domestic and international companies. She has been recognized in international legal ratings such as Legal 500 and IFLR1000.
Tatsiana has trained domestic and foreign judges, attorneys, and mediators in Belarus and abroad (Ukraine, USA, Lithuania, Uzbekistan, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan). She is currently a Senior Lecturer at the School of International Relations at the Belarussian State University (Negotiation Practice Course). Tatsiana has also launched the first in the country Therapy Group of Psychological Support for mediators that are engaged in high level conflict cases and suffered from emotional distress and drain.
Tatsiana received her LL.M. degree from Pepperdine University, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, a PhD candidate in international mediation from the Belarussian State University, LL.M. degree from the European Humanities University (2008), and law degree from the Belarusian State University (2004). She is a graduate of the Psychology School at Moscow Institute of Gestalt Therapy (Certificate of group therapy, 2018)
Tatsiana is a native Belarussian speaker and is fluent in Russian and English, as well as has working knowledge of Ukrainian.