Olena Shcherbyna

Of Counsel

Olena Shcherbyna is an of counsel at the firm who specializes in sophisticated corporate law and corporate governance matters. She enjoys wide reputation in the area of corporate governance and has substantial experience advising the leading Ukrainian corporations on developing management and shareholder structures, shareholder protection, executive compensation, etc.

Ms Shcherbyna’s experience includes working as a senior legal adviser for the USAID Commercial Law Centre and acting as a legal counsel for the International Finance Corporation.

Ms Shcherbyna participated in drafting legislation and regulations for the National Securities and Stock Market Commission, including the Principles of Corporate Governance, model by-laws and regulations for joint stock companies. Olena has served as a member of the Working Group on the implementation of the Law of Ukraine “On Joint-Stock Companies” (September 2008). Ms Shcherbyna has vast experience in cooperating with the Ukrainian legal community, serving as a member of various governmental institutions and working groups.


  • Recognized among leading lawyers in Corporate law, Corporate Governance & Compliance in Ukraine by Best Lawyers in Ukraine 2022


  • LL.D. degree in civil law from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
  • LL.B., LL.M., summa cum laude, from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

Professional membership and involvement

  • American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine
  • European Business Association