Olga specializes on non-tariff market regulations and opening of foreign and domestic markets for various goods and services. She has over ten years’ experience of working for the executive government agencies of Ukraine: while being the official at the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine from 2010 to 2016 Olga was in charge of harmonization of the national legislation and EU law, from 2016 to 2019 she headed the Government Office for Coordination of European and Euro-Atlantic Integration under the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.
“Olga is a highly qualified lawyer and we are glad to welcome her as a part of our team, – , Partner, Head of International Trade Practice at Ilyashev & Partners comments on appointment. – Her expertise in the field of European and International Trade Law, as well as public administration background will reinforce firm’s potential in legal support to both Ukrainian and international businesses”.
Throughout her career, Olga was involved in drafting legislation in various spheres, negotiated the integration of Ukrainian and EU markets in spheres of energy and digital services, promoted liberalization of customs procedures between Ukraine and the EU, ensured implementation of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and EU, EURATOM and its Member States.
“It’s a great pleasure for me to become a part of a team of great professionals. There’s no doubt that together we will shape up a new niche of legal solutions for business by boosting their presence at foreign and domestic markets”, – said Olga Stefanishyna.
Founded in 1997, Ilyashev & Partners is one of the most prominent law firms in Eastern Europe. Today, Ilyashev & Partners employs more than 120 people in Ukraine, Russia and Estonia with its offices and representatives in Kyiv, Moscow, Tallinn, Dnipro, Simferopol, Odesa and Kharkiv. The firm has been recognized by the most prestigious legal market research guides, according to which it occupies a leading position in the markets of Ukraine, Russia and Estonia.