Olga Shenk is a Counsel in the Commercial, Regulatory and Disputes practice group in Kyiv office of CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang. Olga’s expertise includes representing local and international clients in dispute resolution and litigation, investment and international commercial arbitration, bankruptcy, criminal proceedings and compliance.
Olga has more than 15 years' experience in highly complex litigation and arbitration proceedings in Ukraine and abroad, including in international investment and commercial arbitrations (under ICSID, UNCITRAL, LCIA, ICC, SCC, VIAC, ICAC rules), enforcement of arbitral awards in Ukraine and abroad, and cross-border litigations. Olga is efficiently handling all kinds of disputes, from straightforward claims to complex, high-value, challenging ones in a way that meets clients’ commercial objectives, whether that is to litigate aggressively or otherwise, arbitrate, or employ mediation.
With domestic litigations, Olga has not only in-depth experience in commercial dispute resolution cases but also specialist knowledge of such sectors as IT, agribusiness, pharmaceuticals, insurance, energy and banking.
Olga’s practice also covers tax and compliance; Olga has conducted numerous compliance investigations of alleged/reported corrupt practices and regularly delivers anti-corruption trainings for management and compliance officers of top-ranked international businesses.
Olga is a recommended lawyer in the field of International Arbitration and Litigation by Best Lawyers 2021 rankings. In the recent Legal 500 submission, one of the clients remarked Olga for being ‘brilliant at presenting our position in court, fighting for us with guts and determination.’