Olena is a counsel at the Firm with over ten years of experience in international commercial arbitration, international trade and litigation.
Olena has acted for Ukrainian and foreign clients in more than 90 arbitral proceedings under a variety of arbitration rules (ICC, LCIA, SCC, International Commercial Arbitration Court, Maritime Arbitration Commission at the Ukrainian CCI, International Commercial Arbitration Court at the CCI of the Russian Federation, GAFTA, FOSFA, LMAA, UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules and others). Mrs. Perepelynska handles arbitration proceedings covering a wide range of commercial issues including the sale of goods and services (e.g. advertising, consulting, telecommunication), corporate rights transactions, maritime, and other matters. She routinely represents clients in arbitration-related court proceedings before Ukrainian courts, including the enforcement proceedings of Ukrainian and foreign arbitral awards in Ukraine.
Olena Perepelynska is a member of Austrian Arbitration Association (ArbAut), Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG), ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF), International Bar Association, admitted to Kyiv City Bar and is a Board member of the Ukrainian Arbitration Association and a Vice-President of the Polish-Ukrainian Chapter of the Spanish Arbitration Club (CEA).
Mrs. Perepelynska is a Fellow of the Charted Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) and listed as arbitrator of Arbitration Court of the Economic and Agrarian Chambers of the Czech Republic, Court of Arbitration at the Polish Confederation of Private Employers Lewiatan, International Arbitral Center of the Federal Economic Chamber of Austria, Court of International Commercial Arbitration Attached to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania, the Kazakhstani International Arbitrage, Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration and Arbitration Court at Association of Ukrainian Banks.
Olena has been recommended among leading arbitration practitioners in Ukraine by The International Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration 2013, Ukrainian Law Firms 2014 and Best Lawyers International 2014; and among leading dispute resolution practitioners in Ukraine by Chambers Global 2015 and Chambers Europe 2015. According to the “Client’s Choice. TOP-100 best lawyers of Ukraine 2012-2013” research based on the business community feedback Olena Perepelynska is listed among Top 100 best lawyers of Ukraine and recognized as one of the top Ukrainian lawyers in the sphere of international arbitration, international trade and customs law.
- Master of International Law with honours from the School of International Law of the Institute of International Relations, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv;
- Diploma in International Arbitration from the Charted Institute of Arbitrators, UK