Ms Oksana Voynarovska > Vasil Kisil & Partners > Kyiv, Ukraine > Lawyer Profile

Vasil Kisil & Partners
17/52A Bohdan Khmelnytsky Street
Kyiv
01054
Ukraine
Oksana Voynarovska photo

Work Department

Litigation & Arbitration, Labour & Employment, Private Clients

Position

Partner, Head of Labour & Employment, Head of Private Clients Practice Group

Career

Oksana has profound theoretical knowledge and extensive practical experience in labour law issues, including drafting employment contracts for top management, legal support in dismissal of personnel, preparation and negotiation of collective bargaining labour agreements, restructuring, data protection etc. For many years Mrs. Voynarovska has been advising on reconciling the international corporate employment standards with the complex and sophisticated Ukrainian labour legislature and representing the clients’ interests in courts in the context of labour disputes. Moreover, Ms Voynarovska is the head of the Private Clients Practice at Vasil Kisil & Partners, the first multi-disciplinary law firm on the domestic market to create such a niche practice of providing services to high-net-worth private clients. Oksana Voynarovska has the unique experience of representing the interests of high-net-worth individuals and families in all matters of family law, including family disputes, inheritance and amicable settlement, in particular international cases and those involving international movement of children. Ms Voynarovska focuses on divorce, child custody and visitation, spousal and child support, negotiation of pre-nuptial, post-nuptial and separation agreements and paternity maters. She has counselled a broad range of clients regarding the issues of surrogacy and surrogacy with an international element and international adoption. From a litigation background, Ms Voynarovska has a particular focus on representing clients on general civil litigation disputes, including defamation claims, consumers’ protection claims, confidentiality claims, and personal injury. Oksana Voynarovska is a mediator accredited by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR), London, UK.

Languages

English, Russian, Ukrainian

Memberships

International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (IAML)

Exclusive representative in Ukraine of Ius Laboris, the largest global alliance of leading labour law firms.

A member of the American Employment Law Council (AELC).

Mediator accredited by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR), London, UK.

  • Chambers High Net Worth Guide Ranking 2021 names Oksana as the leading professional adviser to the Private Wealth market in Ukraine.
  • The Ukrainian Women in Law 2016 to 2021 from Yurydychna Gazeta lists Oksana Voynarovska among the best women lawyers in Ukraine.
  • TOP 100 Best Lawyers of Ukraine, Clients’ Choice 2012 to 2021 from the Yurydychna Gazeta recognises Mrs. Voynarovska as an expert in family law, labour and employment.
  • Chambers Europe 2013 to 2021 names Oksana as one of the most well-known experts on the labour and employment market. She is known for her expertise and strong technical skills.”
  • Since 2009, Best Lawyers lists Mrs. Voynarovska among the recommended labour and employment and dispute resolution lawyers of Ukraine, since 2014 in family law and since 2020 in litigation.
  • In 2019, Oksana Voynarovska has been awarded the honorable title of “The Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers for her extensive expertise in labor and employment.
  • The Women in Business Law from the Expert Guides recognises Oksana as the leading expert in labour and employment in 2015 to 2021.
  • Guide to the World’s Leading Labour and Employment Lawyers recognises Oksana as the leading expert in labour and employment in Ukraine.
  • Yurydychna Gazeta 2020 has listed Oksana Voynarovska as a leading practitioner in the field of Family Law and Private Clients. Oksana is listed among the top 100 best lawyers of Ukraine. Client’s Choice 2020 from the Yurydychna Gazeta.

Education

Ivan Franko National University of L’viv, 2001