CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang Ukraine is pleased to announce the promotion of Olga Shenk as a partner in the firm’s Dispute Resolution and Compliance team in Ukraine. In her new role, Olga will continue leading the Dispute Resolution and Compliance practice in the firm’s Kyiv office.

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 litigation. Olga handles all kinds of disputes, from big to small, in a way that meets clients’ commercial objectives, whether that is through litigation, arbitration or mediation.

With domestic litigation, Olga has in-depth experience in commercial dispute resolution cases as well as specialised knowledge of such sectors as IT, agribusiness, pharmaceuticals, insurance, energy and banking. Olga’s practice also covers tax and compliance. 

Olga also leads our compliance practice, and 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.

Graham Conlon, Managing Partner of the Kyiv office of CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang, commented: “We are pleased to welcome Olga in her new role as a partner.  She is an extremely competent lawyer with a diverse set of skills and talents. Despite the challenging times it is always a pleasure to invest in our people, helping them to realise their full potential for the benefit of the medium and long run.”

CMS promoted 60 new partners, representing the firm’s largest-ever global promotions round. The appointments span 33 cities across Europe, the Middle East, Latin America, and Africa. Women account for 43% of promotions globally.

The promotions follow a successful year for CMS and underscore the firm’s commitment to investing in its people. CMS has implemented a number of pioneering measures to support the progression and inclusion of its people, including: a dynamic hybrid working environment, top-quality mentoring programmes and a technology-led work allocation system.


For further information, please contact:

Darina Gordienko
T: +380 44 3913377


About CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang Ukraine

Although the CMS Kyiv office remains physically closed for the foreseeable future, communication lines are open and the team is fully operational.

The CMS Kyiv team continues to support clients through the firm’s operational hubs in Budapest and across Ukraine. CMS has created a hub in Budapest for the firm’s Kyiv colleagues to remain in the region, close to family, friends, and each other, and to enable the firm to maximise the support it can offer. A small CMS community in the southwest of Ukraine has also been established.

About CMS

Founded in 1999, CMS is an integrated, multi-jurisdictional organisation of law firms that offers full-service legal and tax advice. With more than 70 offices in over 40 countries across the world and more than 4,800 lawyers, CMS has long-standing expertise both in advising in its local jurisdictions and across borders. From major multinationals and mid-caps to enterprising start-ups, CMS provides the technical rigour, strategic excellence and long-term partnership to keep each client ahead in its chosen markets.

The CMS member firms provide a wide range of expertise across 19 practice areas and sectors, including Corporate/M&A, Energy & Climate Change, Funds, Life Sciences & Healthcare, TMC, Tax, Banking & Finance, Commercial, Competition & EU, Dispute Resolution, Employment & Pensions, Intellectual Property and Real Estate & Construction.

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