Olena focuses predominantly on arbitration with an international dimension - particularly on matters across Europe and the US.
Olena joined Hausfeld in January 2021 and broadens the team’s arbitration offering. She has extensive arbitration expertise with notable experience administering LCIA and LMAA cases. Throughout her career, she has worked on several contentious and non-contentious complex legal matters and has advised before the High Court Chancery Division.
Olena has built extensive experience working for a number of arbitration bodies and legal firms based in London and the US. She has also cultivated strong relationships in Ukraine and was involved in cross national activities in relation to transnational human rights abuse cases. Before joining Hausfeld, she worked as a freelance consultant on various confidential matters.
Furthermore, Olena has experience working on securities litigation, construction matters and human rights cases. She has knowledge of Russian/CIS law and is fluent in Russian, Ukrainian and English with knowledge of German and Polish.
Olena’s broad client base includes insurance companies, oligarchs, construction companies, banks and victims of human rights abuses.
LLM, Georgetown University, Washington DC
Postgraduate Diploma: International Commercial Arbitration, Queen Mary University, London
LLM in Professional Legal Practice, BPP Law School, London
Won the Chevening Research Scholarship, University of Edinburgh, School of Law
LLB equivalent, Kyiv State University, Faculty of Law
Admitted to the Ukrainian Bar, 2009
Fellow - the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London
Member - The Society of Construction Law
Member - British Institute of International Comparative Law
Member – Arbitral Women
Mentor - the National Mentoring Consortium (NMC) Westminster Mentors Group