Daryna Hrebeniuk | Munich | Hogan Lovells

Daryna Hrebeniuk

Senior Associate Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment


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Daryna Hrebeniuk
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Daryna is a senior associate and a Warsaw seated member of the Munich Arbitration team at Hogan Lovells. Her particular expertise lies in commercial and investment arbitration, and her main focus is in the CIS and Eastern Europe

For more than nine years Daryna has been helping clients in international arbitration proceedings. She  uses her extensive experience in acting for states, businesses, and individuals in investment arbitration as well as when handling complex commercial arbitrations. Daryna has experience in dealing with numerous institutional, as well as ad hoc, arbitrations (including DIS, Gafta, ICDR (AAA), ICC, ICSID, LCIA, and PCA) seated across Europe and in the US.

Daryna's main focus is on complex arbitrations dealing with construction, M&A, cross-border financial issues, as well as energy disputes specifically brought under the Energy Charter Treaty. She also developed a deep understanding of the aerospace and defence industries resulting from acting on behalf of Chinese investors in a dispute with the State of Ukraine over their investment in a dual-purpose aircraft engine construction enterprise.

Daryna has also routinely been involved in national court proceedings in support of arbitrations and international litigations, including obtaining and enforcing English court WFOs.

She regularly publishes on International Arbitration and is Editorial Director on the Ukraine Edition of the Legal Industry Reviews.

Representative experience

Acting for Chinese investors in a US$ 4.6bn dispute with the State of Ukraine under the 1976 UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules in connection with their investment in the aircraft engine producer Motor Sich.

Acting for the State of Ukraine in a dispute under the ICSID Convention with Dutch investors in connection with their investment in a financial institution in Ukraine.

Acting for a prominent Ukrainian state enterprise in an investment dispute with a foreign state under the Energy Charter Treaty and the applicable Bilateral Investment Treaty.

Acting for a Fortune 100 business in a dispute under the ICDR (AAA) Rules out of an alleged breach of a Joint Venture Agreement.

Acting for an international venture fund in a dispute under the LCIA Rules for loan recovery from Ukraine's leading steel producing group of companies with assets in the zone of military actions.

Acting for a Fortune 500 company in a dispute under the ICC Rules over a long-standing indebtedness under a complex repair and maintenance contract.

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.


  • Master's Degree in Law, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, with honors, 2017
  • Bachelor Degree, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, 2015
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Ukraine
  • Young International Arbitration Group
  • Young ICSID
  • Ukrainian Arbitration Association
  • Ukrainian Bar Association