Koch Elena

Date of birth: 1994


  • Odessa National I. I. Mechnikov University (LL.M. with honours, 2017)

  • Odessa National I. I. Mechnikov University (Ph.D. researcher, the topic of Ph.D. thesis: “Recognition and Enforcement of International Arbitral Awards: Applied-Theoretical Basis”)

  • ICA International Advanced Certificate in Regulatory Compliance (2019)

Language skills:

  • Russian 
  • Ukrainian
  • English 
  • German

Field(s) of specialization:

  • International commercial arbitration
  • Civil and commercial law, international trade,
  • Corporate law
  • Intellectual property law
  • IT Law
  • Banking&Finance
  • Litigation, Mediation
  • Compliance

Professional experience:

Advocate in the Law Firm ANK

Since 1998 ANK has been one of the leading law firms in Ukraine and the leader in the Southern region in terms of efficiency, scale of projects and reputation

Specialization and practices: maritime, tax and corporate law, public-private partnership and investments, business support, land, labour and family law.

Our clients: port operators, grain traders, shipping companies, freight forwarders, marine agents, crewing and inspection companies, insurance and IT companies, manufacturing enterprises, dealers and importers of motor vehicles, international non-profit organizations.

Specifics of the firm: wide experience of work with foreign clients and businesses in the seaports of Ukraine.


Arbitration experience

Legal counselling in dispute resolution in international commercial arbitrations under the arbitration rules of UNCITRAL, ICAC, ICC, VIAC, etc. Legal assistance in the process of recognition and enforcement of international arbitral awards in Ukraine and counselling on litigation abroad.


Author of more than 50 publications in the field of international commercial arbitration, international private law, corporate law:

Participation in more than 20 international and national conferences and projects in the field of international commercial arbitration, including:

  • 7th, 9th DIS Baltic Arbitration Days, 2018, 2020
  • V International Arbitration Readings in memory of Academician Igor Pobirchenko, 2018
  • Project on International Commercial Arbitration of the European Arbitration Chamber in Brussels and Educational Centre of International Law and Arbitration of Ukraine, 12 February – 13 March 2014;
  • Project on International Commercial Arbitration of the Faculty of Law Department of International Studies Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the Faculty of Law of the Democritus University of Thrace in Greece and Odessa National I. I. Mechnikov University, 2014-2015.

Professional Education:

  • Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Programme in London under the patronage of the Ukrainian British City Club, July 2016;
  • Programmes of the European Union Border Assistance Mission to Ukraine and Moldova (EUBAM), in Ukraine, Moldova and Belgium, 2013 – 2013;
  • Programmes of the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine and National Academy of Legal Sciences of Ukraine, 2013, 2015.

Membership in other professional associations (including foreign)

Ukrainian National Bar Association

Ukrainian Bar Association

LCIA Young International Arbitration Group

Young ICCA

International Compliance Association (2018 - 2019)

Members of the Association can be an individual with a law degree, is a specialist in international commercial arbitration or have a professional interest in international commercial arbitration and share the goals and objectives of the Association. Read more




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