Olena Shcherbyna specializes in sophisticated corporate law and corporate governance matters. She enjoys wide reputation in the area of corporate governance and has substantial experience advising the leading Ukrainian corporations on developing management and shareholder structures, shareholder protection, executive compensation, etc.
Ms. Shcherbyna is recognized among notable practitioners in corporate law according to Ukrainian Law Firms 2013 and is recommended in corporate law, corporate governance & compliance practice by Best Lawyers International 2016.
Ms. Shcherbyna experience includes working as a senior legal adviser for the USAID Commercial Law Centre and acting as a legal counsel for the International Finance Corporation in Ukraine and Russia.
Ms. Shcherbyna participated in drafting legislation and regulations for the Ukrainian Securities Commission, including the Principles of Corporate Governance, model by-laws and regulations for joint stock companies. Olena has served as a member of the Working Group on the implementation of the recently-adopted law of Ukraine “On Joint-Stock Companies”. Ms. Shcherbyna is actively involved with the Ukrainian legal community, serving as a member of various governmental institutions and working groups.
Olena is the author of numerous publications, including commentaries on the Civil Code of Ukraine, the monograph on shareholder remedies, etc. Olena Shcherbyna frequently lectures at International Institute of Business and other professional education events.
- LL.D. degree in civil law;
- LL.B., LL.M. summa cum laude from Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University Law School.