Mr Oleh Beketov > Eterna Law > Kiev, Ukraine > Lawyer Profile

Eterna Law
Gulliver Business Centre
1-A Sportyvna Sq, 32nd Floor
01001 KYIV
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Work Department

Dispute Resolution Department


Partner, Head of International Litigation Department


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”.


English, Ukrainian, Russian


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


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).

Lawyer Rankings

Ukraine > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Oleh BeketovEterna Law

Eterna Law focuses predominantly on high-value and cross-border arbitration, though it handles a range of domestic and international litigation. Clients describe ‘an energetic and imaginative firm that will try to find a solution for even the most difficult problems‘. Andrey Astapov, head of international litigation Oleh Beketov, ‘extremely good tactician‘ Eugene Blinov, who has expertise in international arbitration, and head of IT disputes Aleksandr Lugovskyi are the partners in a sizeable practice. Denys Kytsenko joined from Dynasty Law Firm to add capacity to the bankruptcy and restructuring practice. The firm counts Ukrenergy Trade and BTA Bank among its clients.

Ukraine > Banking, finance and capital markets

Eterna Law boosted the capacity of its bankruptcy and debt restructuring practice with the hire of Denys Kytsenko from Dynasty Law Firm. He joins corporate partner Oleh Malskyy and litigator Oleh Beketov, who jointly lead the practice. The firm acts for a growing number of international and Ukrainian banks as creditors in debt collection, bankruptcy, restructuring and contentious matters. Alfa Bank is among its clients.