CMS promotes two counsels in the Kyiv office in the disputes and finance practices

23/ 08/ 2019

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang Ukraine is happy to promote Kateryna Chechulina and Olga Shenk to Counsel.

Kateryna Chechulina was promoted to Counsel in the Finance practice and in her new role will continue further developing the practice. Having extensive experience in international banking and finance, Kateryna works on high-profile cross-border financings not only in Ukraine, but also in the CEE/CIS region. She leads Ukrainian and foreign law governed transactions and advises on all their aspects, including complex transaction structurings. Kateryna focuses on trade & commodity finance, syndicated & corporate finance and project finance in various sectors, including agribusiness and infrastructure.

Kateryna also advises on large-scale cross-border debt restructuring & insolvency, NPLs, PPP, capital market instruments, municipal finance and on financial services regulatory issues. Kateryna is a recommended lawyer in Chambers Europe, Legal 500 and Best Lawyers with clients remarking Kateryna’s in-depth knowledge and extensive expertise and praising her high quality ‘accurate and practical’ advice and ‘clear and helpful’ instructions she gives.

Olga Shenk was promoted to the position of Counsel and in her new role will continue coordinating and further developing the Dispute resolution and Compliance practice. Olga has more than 13 years of experience representing local and international clients in the areas of dispute resolution and litigation, investment and international commercial arbitration, enforcement of arbitral awards in Ukraine and abroad and cross-border litigations, bankruptcy, criminal proceedings and compliance across a wide variety of sectors, including IT, agribusiness, pharmaceuticals, insurance, energy and banking. Besides, she has conducted numerous compliance investigations of the 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 for white-collar crime by Legal 500, 2019.

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For more information and/or interviews, please contact:

Darina Gordienko

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang

E: darina.gordienko@cms-cmno.com / +38044 3913377

Notes to editors:

About CMS

Founded in 1999, CMS is a full-service top 10 international law firm, based on the number of lawyers (Am Law 2016 Global 100). With more than 70 offices in over 40 countries across the world and employing more than 4,500 lawyers, CMS has longstanding 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 whatever its chosen markets. Revenues totalled EUR 1,3bn in 2017.

CMS provides a wide range of expertise across 19 expert practice and sector areas, including Corporate/M&A, Energy, Funds, Lifesciences, TMC, Tax, Banking and Finance, Commercial, Competition & EU, Dispute Resolution, Employment & Pensions, Intellectual Property and Real Estate & Construction.

For more information, please visit cms.law

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