Olena Perepelynska 2023 2s

Olena Perepelynska

Partner, Head of Arbitration, INTEGRITES

President, Ukrainian Arbitration Association

Court Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration

Board Member, Arbitration Association of Central and Eastern Europe

Head of ADR Committee, Ukraine’s National Bar Association

Editorial board member, ICC Dispute Resolution Bulletin

Commission Member, ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR

Vice-President, Board Member, ICC Ukraine

Member, Global Steering Committee of the ERA-PLEDGE

Mentor of the 10th Cycle, Young ICCA Mentoring Program


Gender: Female

Year of birth: 1982

Nationality: Ukraine

Type of practitioner:

Counsel, Arbitrator, Expert

Jurisdiction(s) in which admitted to practice (if applicable):


Fields of legal expertise:

Civil law, Common law, International law

Practice areas:

Distribution, Franchising, Joint Ventures, Cooperation, Agriculture, Forestry, Energy and Natural Resources, Oil & Gas, Finance and Banking, Construction, Engineering, Sales, Purchases, Corporate Law / M&A, Transport

Contact details


1 Dobrovolchykh Batalioniv St.
Kyiv, Kyiv Region 01015


+380 44 391 38 53


Olena Perepelynska <olena.perepelynska@integrites.com>


https://bit.ly/3wr585I https://bit.ly/3iKn0mi


  • English: Fluent
  • German: Basic
  • French: Basic
  • Russian: Native
  • Spanish: Fluent
  • Ukrainian: Native

Relevant arbitration experience:

Acted as an arbitrator (sole arbitrator, presiding arbitrator and co-arbitrator) in 90+ arbitrations seated in Almaty, Bishkek, Kyiv, London, Minsk, Paris, Stockholm and Vienna under the Rules of ICC, LCIA, VIAC, SCC, ICAC at UCCI, IAC at BelCCI, IAC at CCI KR, Atameken.

Represented the clients in over 100 international arbitrations under the Arbitration Rules of the ICC, LCIA, SCC, DIS, International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation (MKAS), International Commercial Arbitration Court and Maritime Arbitration Commission at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICAC and MAC), GAFTA, FOSFA, LMAA, CAS, Swiss Rules and others. About 10% of her cases were ad hoc arbitrations under Swiss law, English law as well as under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules with SCC and ICC as appointing authorities.

Performed various functions (including scrutiny of arbitral awards, challenges etc) in dozens of ICC arbitrations as ICC Court Member (many of these awards were issued in construction disputes).
Served as an expert on Ukrainian law in investment treaty arbitration and foreign litigation proceedings.

Education & certifications:

The ICC Advanced Arbitration Academy for Central & Eastern Europe.

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK (Diploma in International Arbitration).

The School of International Law of the Institute of International Relations, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Master of International Law with honours).


Author and co-author of more than 140 publications in English, Russian, Ukrainian and Spanish; full list is available at: http://bit.ly/39yhRqL .
Text of many publications could be found at https://bit.ly/3R4GYrL .

Additional information:

Featured by WWL Thought Leaders – Arbitration 2023.

Recommended by Who's Who Legal: Arbitration 2024.

Recognized as Leading Individual for Dispute Resolution by Legal500 EMEA 2023: "Olena Perepelynska provides a great profile for the group externally.”

Recommended for Dispute Resolution: International in Ukraine (Band 1), Chambers Global and Chambers Europe 2023: “Olena Perepelynska is excellent at her craft and walks an extra mile to ensure the case is handled with utmost professionalism and care," one client comments, while another adds: "She was a joy to work with. She's great at explaining the selected strategy."

Recommended by Who’s Who Legal: Transport - Aviation Contentious 2023

Recognized “Lawyer of the Year” for Arbitration and Mediation and recommended for International arbitration, Litigation by Best Lawyers (2022).