Olena Perepelynska

Olena Perepelynska
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Who's Who Legal Arbitration: Lawyers

Olena Perepelynska is one of the leading figures in the CIS arbitration community. 

Since 2003 she has participated as counsel and arbitrator in over 110 arbitral proceedings under the Arbitration Rules of the ICC, LCIA, SCC, ICAC and MAC at UCCI, ICAC at CCIRF, IAC at BelCCI, GAFTA, FOSFA, LMAA, UNCITRAL, Swiss Rules and others. The arbitrations involved private and state parties and were related to banking and finance, corporate rights transactions, distribution, oil and gas, telecommunications, insurance, shipping and maritime, real estate and construction, and commercial contracts in general.

Olena is president of the Ukrainian Arbitration Association (UAA), board member of the Russian Arbitration Association, and vice president of the Polish-Ukrainian chapter of the Spanish Arbitration Club. 

She serves as Ukraine’s alternate member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration and member of the ICC commission on arbitration and ADR.

Olena is fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) and is listed in the panels of arbitrators of many arbitral institutions.

Ms Perepelynska takes an active role in reshaping arbitration landscape in Ukraine. She has coordinated the UAA Working group on improvement of arbitration legislation, whose suggestions are implemented in the restated procedural codes of Ukraine. 

Olena is part of the Prague Rules working group (elaborating the Rules on the efficient conduct of proceedings in international arbitration). 

She also runs a number of educational activities, including the annual UAA Arbitration School. Olena serves as editorial board member of Arbitration.ruInternational Commercial Arbitration Review and regularly publishes on arbitration-related topics.

Ms Perepeplynska speaks fluent Russian, Ukrainian, English and Spanish. She has good knowledge of German and basic knowledge of French.

WWL says: Olena Perepelynska is highly commended for her exceptional work as an arbitrator. She is praised for her "sharp-minded, strategic and creative" approach.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Arbitration which can be purchased from our Shop.

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