Oksana Karel

Oksana Karel

Foreign Associate
Warsaw, Munich

Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +48 22 529 29 00 (Warsaw) +49 89 290 12 0 (Munich)

Fax +48 22 529 29 01

LanguagesEnglish, German, Ukrainian, Russian

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

"Great sense of judgement"

Chambers Global, 2022 (Dispute Resolution: International - Ukraine)

For more than ten years Oksana Karel has been helping clients in international arbitration proceedings. She has extensive experience in acting for businesses and individuals in investment arbitration as well as handling complex commercial arbitrations.

Oksana dealt with numerous institutional, as well as ad hoc, arbitrations (including VIAC, ICDR (AAA), ICC, ICSID, LCIA, and GAFTA) seated across Europe and in the US. Her experience includes disputes related to energy and natural resources (power generation, renewables), life sciences and health care, as well as construction and infrastructure projects. 

Awards and recognitions

2022

Band 4
Chambers Global Guide, Dispute Resolution: International - Ukraine

2022

Next Generation Partners
The Legal 500 EMEA

Education and admissions

Education

LL.M., Heidelberg University, 2012

Kyiv National Linguistic University, with honours, 2010

Memberships

International Chamber of Commerce Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF)

Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG)

Young ICSID

German Arbitration Institute below 40 (DIS 40)

HKIAC HK45

Arbitral Women

Ukrainian Arbitration Association

Bar admissions and qualifications

Ukraine

Representative experience

Acting for investors in an arbitration against Ukraine under a Bilateral Investment Treaty.*

Acting for investors in an ICSID arbitration against Republic of Lithuania under a Bilateral Investment Treaty.*

Acting for Ukraine in an ICSID arbitration under a Bilateral Investment Treaty.*

Acting for international agricultural company in a dispute under the ICDR (AAA) Rules arising out of a joint venture agreement.*

Acting for international energy company in a dispute under the ICC Rules arising out of operation and maintenance contract.*

Acting for the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine (the Ministry of Energy of Ukraine) in a dispute under VIAC Rules arising out of electricity supply agreement.*

Acting for international energy company in a dispute under LCIA Rules arising out of distribution agreement.*

Acting for international agricultural company in a dispute under GAFTA Rules arising out of supply agreement.*

Acting for international power generation company in a dispute under ICAC at the UCC Rules arising out of construction agreement.*

Acting for international renewable energy company in a dispute under ICAC at the UCC Rules arising out of agreement for commissioning of solar system.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.