Oleg Shaulko Managing associate

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Oleg Shaulko

Oleg Shaulko
Managing associate

T: +44 20 7809 2478 M: +44 7789 273 401 Email Oleg | vCard Office: London

Oleg is a managing associate in the fraud and asset recovery team advises on cross-border commercial disputes, fraud investigations and judgement enforcement with the jurisdictional focus on CIS and Middle East.
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Oleg's expertise extends to disputes related to financial products and services, complex corporate fraud investigations and commodities disputes. As a dual-qualified English solicitor and Ukrainian advocate, Oleg has worked on landmark cases originated from the CIS and Middle East regions which involve complex fact patterns, different legal systems (common law and civil code), political dynamics, governments and prosecution authorities.

Oleg is experienced in counselling private and corporate clients on asset tracing and asset recovery tactics in connection with enforcement of judgments and arbitral awards in multiple jurisdictions, including of Central and Eastern Europe, Cyprus, Switzerland and Israel as well as key offshore jurisdictions. Additionally, Oleg advises on Ukrainian post-war recovery and compensatory mechanisms.

  • Fraud and asset recovery

Ecoprivate Business Ltd v Bluebay Resorts (BVI) Ltd

Representing a private client in a multilayered cross-border recovery action over an alleged investment fraud and criminal mismanagement involving a complex web of associated individuals and corporate entities in offshore jurisdictions such as Thailand and the British Virgin Islands. The scope of engagement includes the ad hoc UNCITRAL arbitration and the 1782 discovery action in the United States.

Definition Services Inc. v GVA Capital Ltd; and related matters

Advising a Swiss based investment fund in relation to actions brought in the United States, claiming the venture firm and its owner, a Russian businessman, fabricated evidence in a bid to embezzle hundreds of millions US$ stemming from a stake in Luminar Technologies Inc.

Avonwick Holdings Ltd v. Azitio Holdings Ltd, Dargamo Holdings Ltd, Sergiy Taruta and Others

Represented a Ukrainian businessman and his respective corporate vehicles in dispute concerns one of Ukraine’s largest industrial corporations, Industrial Union of Donbass, and other businesses. The various claims and cross claims involve allegations of misrepresentation, deceit and conspiracy worth in excess of US$1 billion. This was one of four major trials in 2019 as featured in The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases of 2019.

Privatbank v Kolomoisky and Others

Acted for Privatbank, the largest Ukrainian bank owned by the state, in the English dispute which concerns allegations of fraudulent misappropriation of over US$1.9 billion during their tenure as owners of the bank. The case is now progressing in 4 jurisdictions with the aggregate value of claims reached US$10 billion.

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