Krystyna Khripkova
Counsel
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Russian
Ukrainian

Krystyna Khripkova

Professional Focus

  • International commercial and investment arbitration, cross-border commercial litigation
  • Particularly experienced in handling both institutional and ad hoc arbitrations (under ICSID, ICC, LCIA, SCC, Swiss Rules, GAFTA, UNCITRAL and ICAC at the UCCI rules) seated in common and civil law jurisdictions
  • Acts for clients in proceedings on setting-aside as well as recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards before the Ukrainian courts
  • Advises domestic and international clients on all aspects of international trade contract performance
  • Experienced in providing expert reports on Ukrainian law issues
  • Advises private clients on issues of family and inheritance law
  • Serves as a main contact person of INTEGRITES in Brussels where develops the firm’s professional network and fosters relationships with clients

 

Industry Expertise

  • Banking and Finance
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • International Trade
  • Agriculture

 

Education

  • Stockholm University, LL.M in International Commercial Arbitration Law, Sweden, 2014
  • Ukrainian State University of Finance and International Trade, Master of International Law, 2008
  • Ukrainian Academy of Foreign Trade, Bachelor of International Law, 2007

 

Professional Appointments

  • London Court of Arbitration Young International Arbitration Group (LCIA YIAG) Regional Representative for CIS (since 2020)
  • Member of the Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution – Ukrainian National Bar Association (since 2021)

 

Professional Membership

  • Ukrainian Arbitration Association
  • Ukraine’s National Bar Association
  • International Chamber of Commerce Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF)
  • International Centre for Dispute Resolution Young & International (ICDR Y&I)
  • Young International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (Young ICSID)
  • Young International Council for Commercial Arbitration (Young ICCA)
  • Rising Arbitrators Initiative

 

Representative projects

  • Represented a large Ukrainian steel producer as Respondent in a multi-party ICC arbitration relating to a loan facility agreement with more than USD 180 million at stake.
  • Successfully represented Ukrkhimtransamiak in ICAC (Kyiv) arbitral proceedings against Togliattiazot with over USD 190 million at stake. INTEGRITES prevailed on both the main claim and the counterclaim.
  • Represented a large Ukrainian steel producer as Respondent in a multi-party LCIA arbitration relating to a loan facility agreement with over USD 400 mln at stake.
  • Successfully represented the Swiss grain trader in GAFTA arbitration against another Swiss grain trader, where she has prevailed on damages claim. As a result, the defeated debtor has voluntarily paid the awarded amount to her client.
  • Acted as a team member of the Ukrainian law expert before the High Court of Justice in London in a dispute that was brought by a Russian claimant against four high net worth individuals and involved allegations of fraud.
  • Advising a spouse of the Russian high net worth individual on Ukrainian law issues, focusing primarily on family, corporate and inheritance law, in relation to client’s divorce proceedings in Monaco and several parallel proceedings in foreign jurisdictions.

 

Public Engagement

  • Member of the Ukrainian Arbitration Association (UAA) and its working group on developing amendments to the Ukrainian arbitration-related regulations
  • Mentor in the Istanbul Arbitration Centre (ISTAC) mentorship program (2021-2022)
  • Lecturer in i-Talents, the annual course at INTEGRITES
  • Speaker at international and local arbitration-related events, including at the Ukrainian Arbitration Association’s Arbitration School

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Recognition
  1. Recognized among the Future Leaders in Arbitration, Who’s Who Legal 2021
  2. Recognized in International Arbitration, Best Lawyers 2021
News

ULF 2021: INTEGRITES improves positions with 5 top-ranked departments and 3 top-ranked individuals

According to the Ukrainian Law Firms 2021. A Handbook for Foreign Clients*, INTEGRITES is top-ranked in 5 key practices – Banking & Finance, Debt Restructuring, Corporate and M&A, Energy & Natural Resources, International Arbitration,…

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INTEGRITES is a Law Firm of the Year in Arbitration and Mediation according to the Best Lawyers 2022

11.06.2021
INTEGRITES announces the breakthrough results published by the international legal ranking Best Lawyers 2022. The firm is ranked as “Law Firm of the Year” in Arbitration and Mediation, together with Partner and Head of International…

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Publications

International Arbitration Experts Discuss The New LCIA Rules

The publication is posted in LexisNexis Mealey’s Q&A Commented by Olena Perepelynska, Partner and Head of international arbitration practice INTEGRITES, Krystyna Khripkova, Senior Lawyer INTEGRITES. Link to the resource where the…

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RES Investors against Ukraine: Unprecedented agreement to avoid future claims?

The article is published in Young Arbitration Review (Ed. 39).  The authors of the article are Krystyna Khripkova, Senior Associate, and Mykola Krys, Paralegal. The article is available in English only….

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Events

INTEGRITES completed the third round of i-Talents

INTEGRITES completed the third round of i-Talents, an educational project for law students. This year i-Talents took place as an intellectual battle. The participants successfully developed and presented the proposal to their first client, as well…

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Krystyna Khripkova spoke at the International Arbitration YAR 2.0 Conference

Krystyna Khripkova, senior associate at INTEGRITES International Arbitration practice, spoke at the International Arbitration YAR 2.0 Conference in Lisbon, Portugal on 11 October 2019. The event was organized by the Young Arbitration Review, the…

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