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February 2022
Dublin, Ireland

Olexander Droug
Partner at Sayenko Kharenko (Ukraine)


Olexander Droug specialises in dispute resolution and restructuring with a focus on international arbitration and cross-border commercial litigation. His experience includes advising local and foreign clients at all stages of complex multi-jurisdictional proceedings involving the BVI, Cyprus, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Ukraine, the UK, and other fora, as well as commercial and investment arbitration under the arbitration rules of all major international arbitration institutions (LCIA, ICC, SCC), CIS-based arbitration institutions, ICSID Arbitration Rules and UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules. Mr Droug also advises clients on obtaining and implementing interim relief, including in support of arbitration proceedings and litigation, as well as on recognition and enforcement in Ukraine of arbitration awards and foreign court judgments.

Mr Droug has represented clients in proceedings relating to banking, financial services, securities, M&A, shareholders, trade, telecommunication, construction, energy, aviation, and product liability, as well as sports-related disputes. He also has significant experience representing both lenders and borrowers in financial restructuring and related disputes.

Mr Droug regularly contributes to key legislation in the areas of arbitration, litigation and restructuring.

He was recognised among Top Five leading practitioners in International Arbitration by Ukrainian Law Firms 2019, named Future Leader in Arbitration by Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2020 and recommended in Dispute Resolution by The Legal 500, 2019 and Chambers Global 2019.

Agenda Sessions

  • Russia/CIS – still the drivers of global fraud litigation, or is it a thing of the past? Current issues and trends in Russia/CIS litigation