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Eterna Law

SOPHIA BUSINESS CENTER, 6 RYLSKIY LANE, 01601 KYIV, UKRAINE
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Almaty, Kiev, Moscow
Eterna Law, Oleh Beketov, Kiev, UKRAINE

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Oleh Beketov

Tel:
Work +380444907001
Email:
Eterna Law

Work Department

Dispute Resolution Department

Position

Partner, Head of International Litigation Department

Career

Prior to joining Eterna Law Mr Beketov held the position of lawyer with Magisters, one of the major Ukrainian law firms; was interned for US law firm Alston & Bird; held the position of lawyer with Pavlenko, Statsenko & Osinchuk (Ukraine). Also Mr Beketov held the position of assistant to the Chair of the Committee of Parliament of Ukraine on Legal Policy where he gained rich practical experience in harmonisation of Ukrainian legislation to EU legislation. Mr Beketov has over 6 years of substantial experience in doing both pre-litigation and litigation stages of outstanding debts collection. He specialises in international commercial arbitration and litigation, commercial and civil litigation, white-collar crimes, corporate law, and foreign investments. Mr Beketov has substantial experience in resolving corporate and post-M&A disputes before LCIA and ICC arbitral tribunals. He also has considerable experience in the resolution of construction disputes under the legal framework of FIDIC contracts. Oleh Beketov has been recognized as an up-and-coming practitioner in Dispute Reslotution by Chambers Global. He was described as a "well-known practitioner, on the way to becoming one of the key specialists in the market".

Languages

English, Ukrainian, Russian

Member

Mr Beketov is a member of Ukrainian Bar Association and is a Co-chair of Ukrainian Chapter of New York Bar Association (NYSBA).

Education

Mr Beketov graduated from Lviv National University, School of Law (Ukraine) and holds LL.M degree from American University, Washington College of Law, Washington D.C. (USA).


Ukraine

Dispute resolution

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Oleh Beketov - Eterna Law

Within: Dispute resolution

Eterna Law climbs the ranking on the strength of its international arbitration practice. Andrey Astapov, Oleh Beketov ('strong on Ukrainian law') and Eugene Blinov are 'second to none in terms of responsiveness and quality of advice'. Blinov represented Ukrenergy Trade in a $300m VIAC arbitration.

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