Olena Perepelynska
Partner, Head of CIS Arbitration Practice
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Olena Perepelynska

Olena Perepelynska is a Partner and Head of the CIS Arbitration Practice at INTEGRITES.

Perepelynska is a recognized expert in the field of international commercial arbitration, litigation and international trade. Olena’s 15 years experience of legal practice includes representation of clients in dozens of complex, quite often multi-jurisdictional, arbitration and litigation matters, contract drafting and contractual schemes, advising on performance and termination of contracts, as well as on commercial activity in general. Since 2003, Perepelynska has represented clients in more than 80 arbitrations under the Arbitration Rules of the ICC, LCIA, SCC, SCAI, ICAC at CCIRF, ICAC and MAC at UCCI, GAFTA, FOSFA, LMAA, UNCITRAL and others. The arbitrations related to a wide range of legal issues, including disputes under contractor agreements, international sales, construction and operation of vessels, agency and distribution agreements, joint venture projects, supply of telecommunications equipment and services, insurance contracts, maritime and trade commodities disputes, and corporate clashes. Olena Perepelynska acted as an arbitrator, including sole and presiding arbitrator, in more than 25 arbitrations.

Education:

Master of International Law, Institute of International Relations of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv;

Diploma in International Arbitration from the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK);

ICC Advanced Arbitration Academy for Central & Eastern Europe.

Professional experience:

Olena Perepelynska has started legal practice in 2003 and worked in the top Ukrainian law firms, including Vasil Kisil & Partners and Sayenko Kharenko.

Membership & Professional Appointments:

Olena Perepelynska is the President of the Ukrainian Arbitration Association, Alternate member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, Vice-President of the Polish-Ukrainian Chapter of the Spanish Club of Arbitration, Member of the Board of the Russian Arbitration Association and Member of ICC Central and Eastern European Arbitration Group (CEEAG), Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb). In 2006, Olena was admitted to the Ukrainian Bar.

Olena Perepelynska is listed as an arbitrator at:

  • Arbitration Court of the Economic and Agrarian Chambers of the Czech Republic;
  • Asian International Arbitration Center;
  • Court of Arbitration at the Polish Confederation of Private Employers Lewiatan;
  • The Court of International Commercial Arbitration attached to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania;
  • Georgian International Arbitration Centre (GIAC);
  • Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC);
  • International Arbitral Centre of the Federal Economic Chamber of Austria (VIAC);
  • International Arbitration Court at the Belorussian Chamber of Commerce and Industry;
  • International Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Kyrgyzstan
  • Kazakhstani International Arbitrage;
  • Pacific International Arbitration Centre (PIAC);
  • Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration (VCCA).

 

Publications & Speaking Engagements:

Author and co-author of more than 100 publications in English, Russian, Ukrainian and Spanish. Speaker & moderator at many arbitration events held in the CIS countries, Europe and the USA.

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Recognition
  1. Olena Perepelynska is recommended in international arbitration and dispute resolution by leading international directories: Chambers Global and Chambers Europe 2018, The Legal 500 2018, Best Lawyers 2019, 2018, Expert Guides - Rising Stars 2018, Who's Who Legal 2018.
  2. Ranked #1 in International Arbitration and listed among the leading individuals (Top 4) in International trade: Commodities (The Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients 2018).
  3. Chambers Europe praised Olena's "strategic thinking and ability to find non-standard solutions in difficult situations".
  4. Who's Who Legal about Olena Perepelynska: "pleasure to work with" and "one of the leading figures in the CIS arbitration community".
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Arbitration Reform: Comparative Analysis of Bills on Amendments to Procedural Codes and Other Laws of Ukraine

The publication was posted on the website of “Yuridichna praktyka” The text of publication is available in Russian only.
Президентский и парламентский законопроекты содержат…

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Arbitration in Ukraine: what the legal practitioner needs to know about the ICAC at the CCI of Ukraine

Olena Perepelynska, Partner and Head of CIS Arbitration Practice at INTEGRITES, commented on the legal status of the ICAC, and spoke about the specifics of Ukrainian arbitration legislation. The article was published in journal “Yurist”, #2,…

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Olena Perepelynska and Serhii Uvarov spoke at Eastern European Dispute Resolution Forum

Olena Perepelynska, Partner at INTEGRITES and Serhii Uvarov, Counsel, spoke at Eastern European Dispute Resolution Forum, which was held on 20-21 September in Minsk. This year, the event was devoted to discussion of the experts’ role in…

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Olena Perepelynska, Partner and Head of CIS Arbitration Practice at INTEGRITES, spoke at the Seminar “Key features of arbitration at the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce” organized at the Sweden-Ukraine Business Forum

The seminar was focused on arbitration at the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce as an efficient alternative dispute resolution tool for Ukrainian and international businesses. Leading legal counsels gave a short overview of the recent developments at…

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