Olga Boltenko

Chairperson, ICC Hong Kong Commercial Law and Practice Committee

Ms. Boltenko is an adjunct lecturer at the University of Hong Kong. She chairs the ICC Hong Kong Commercial Law and Practice Committee. Ms Boltenko specialises in investment arbitration. She has acted as legal counsel in investor-state disputes under the auspices of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, and as tribunal secretary in dozens of commercial disputes, both ad hoc and institutional (including SIAC, ICC, HKIAC, SCC), in a wide array of industries including oil and gas, infrastructure, construction, telecommunications and pharmaceuticals. She is listed as arbitrator on the HKIAC list of arbitrators, and on the KLRCA and CIETAC panels of arbitrators.

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3 August 2018
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11 June 2018
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3 October 2017
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17 May 2016
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4 May 2016
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