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Olesya Petrol

Партнер, Petrol Chilikov


Olesya is a founding partner of Petrol Сhilikov law firm. She has over 10 years of experience in advising Russian and overseas clients on various matters of Russian private law, including acting as counsel in Russian local and transnational disputes, both before state courts and in arbitration, and supporting and managing foreign proceedings. She is specifically experienced in complex cross-border fraud, matrimonial and probate matters. She is frequently appointed to act as a Russian law expert and as an arbitrator.

Olesya lectures tort law, damages, asset tracing, family and inheritance law for students and lawyers, at Higher School of Economics, Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences, Moscow Bar Association. She was an Associate Professor at the Russian School of Private Law. She speaks regularly on various private law topics, primarily on damages, dispute resolution, bankruptcy, family and inheritance law. She is a contributor for Russia to a number of comparative law projects, including under auspices of World Tort Law Society (Product Liability, Traffic Accidents), BRICS Private Law Workshop Series (Torts), and Hong Kong University (Advance Directives).

Olesya was a member of the Council for Development of Arbitration of the Ministry of Justice of Russian Federation. She was a co-chair of the RAA40 – a young arbitration practitioners’ wing of the Russian Arbitration Association.