Olexander 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. In March 2017, Olexander was added to the list of arbitrators elected to settle disputes arising in financial restructuring procedures.
Mr Droug regularly contributes to key legislation in the areas of arbitration, litigation and restructuring.
The principle of iura novit curia in international arbitration
Financial and insolvency measures: legislative fallout from the COVID-19 outbreak. Ukraine
Wrongful trading – the Baltic CEE and SEE landscape
The Dispute Resolution Review - еdition 12
The third party litigation funding law review - edition 3
GAR Investment Treaty Arbitration – Ukraine
Problematic aspects of recognition and enforcement in Ukraine of decisions of international arbitration against sovereign states (In Ukrainian)
New Approach to State Immunity in Ukraine
GAR Investment Treaty Arbitration - Ukraine
The Third Party Litigation Funding Law Review - Edition 2
New procedural mechanisms available in Ukraine to support international arbitration
Горюча суміш (in Ukrainian)