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Mayer Brown Launches New Interview Series Featuring Ukrainian Women in International Arbitration

9 May, 2024

Mayer Brown has launched new interview series entitled “Arbitration Amidst Adversity: A view from Ukraine”. The series has a close focus on Ukrainian women in arbitration. Hosted by Mayer Brown’s Volodymyr Yaremko, the series delves into experiences of remarkable Ukrainian women, active in the field of international arbitration, exploring their unique perspectives on the challenges and opportunities they face during the ongoing war in Ukraine.

In the first episode, launched on 3 May 2024, Volodymyr speaks with ArbitralWomen member Olena Perepelynska, Partner and Head of Arbitration at Integrites, a Ukrainian law firm. She is also President of the Ukrainian Arbitration Association. Olena candidly shares her experience navigating personal, logistical, market and professional challenges during these tumultuous times. She talks about how to endure those challenges despite the circumstances.

ArbitralWomen member Lisa Dubot, Global PSL for Mayer Brown’s International Arbitration practice, has been privileged to support this Series behind the scenes from its conception to publication, and is grateful to these women for sharing their remarkable stories with the broader international arbitration community.

Episode one can be viewed here: https://www.mayerbrown.com/en/insights/publications/2024/05/arbitration-amidst-adversity-a-view-from-ukraine-olena-perepelynska

The Series is expected to comprise five episodes. The second episode will be launched in late May or early June and will feature another influential Ukrainian woman. Not to be missed!