Olena is recognised as a commercial and client-focused lawyer with expertise across corporate, commercial, competition, EU and trade and employment law. She is the Head of our Kyiv office.
She is the Chairman of the “Working Committee for Law” of the German Chamber of Foreign Trade in Ukraine, and Deputy Chairman of the German-Ukrainian Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK).Olena is a highly experienced advisor who works with national and international clients across the consumer and retail, life sciences, and manufacturing and industrials sectors, amongst others. She is a member of our Italy and Russia groups, and speaks five languages: English, German, Italian, Russian and Ukranian.
|Since 2011||Partner, Taylor Wessing, Kyiv|
|2008 - 2011||Senior Associate, e|n|w|c, Kyiv|
|2007 - 2008||Lawyer, Rödl & Partner, Kyiv|
|2006 - 2007||Legal counsel, RSJ Erste Beteiligungsgesellschaft, Kyiv|
|2005||Trainee, Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Kyiv|
|2004||Trainee, AVO-OIL, Berlin, Germany|
|2011||Admitted to the Bar, Ukraine|
|2006||LL.M., Postgraduate studies, University of Hamburg, Germany|
|2000 - 2006||Studies of international law, Institute of International Relations of the National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv, Ukraine|
Author of numerous articles in several professional journals and economic media titles
Reform in the area of corporate law for limited liability companies and companies with additional liability in Ukraine. In: Reforms in Ukraine. A joint publication of the Legal Committee and the Tax and Accounting Committee of the AHK Ukraine, 2018.
Securing residence status and work permits for foreigners and their family members in Ukraine. In: Legal framework and investment protection in Ukraine. A publication of the German-Ukrainian Chamber of Industry and Commerce prepared by the Committee on Legal Affairs, 2018.
Chairman of the „working committee for law” of the German Chamber of Foreign Trade, Ukraine
Deputy chairman of the German-Ukrainian Chamber of Industry and Commerce, AHK
Kyiv Bar Association