Oksana Voynarovska

Oksana Voynarovska


Russian - English - Ukrainian

Oksana has profound theoretical knowledge and extensive practical experience in labour law issues, including drafting employment contracts for top management, legal support in dismissal of personnel, preparation and negotiation of collective bargaining labour agreements, restructuring, data protection etc. For many years Mrs. Voynarovska has been advising on reconciling the international corporate employment standards with the complex and sophisticated Ukrainian labour legislature and representing the clients’ interests in courts in the context of labour disputes.

Moreover, Ms Voynarovska is the head of the Private Clients Practice at Vasil Kisil & Partners, the first multi-disciplinary law firm on the domestic market to create such a niche practice of providing services to high-net-worth private clients. Oksana Voynarovska has the unique experience of representing the interests of high-net-worth individuals and families in all matters of family law, including family disputes, inheritance and amicable settlement, in particular international cases and those involving international movement of children. Ms Voynarovska focuses on divorce, child custody and visitation, spousal and child support, negotiation of pre-nuptial, post-nuptial and separation agreements and paternity maters. She has counselled a broad range of clients regarding the issues of surrogacy and surrogacy with an international element and international adoption.

From a litigation background, Ms Voynarovska has a particular focus on representing clients on general civil litigation disputes, including defamation claims, consumers’ protection claims, confidentiality claims, and personal injury.    

Oksana Voynarovska is a mediator accredited by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR), London, UK.


  • According to the prestigious legal research guide Best Lawyers Oksana Voynarovska is listed among the best Ukrainian practitioners for Labour & Employment in 2009-2014.
  • Chambers Europe 2013 - 2014 names Oksana "one of the prominent employment names in the market. She is praised as a knowledgeable and technically strong adviser." 
  • Ms. Voynarovska was nominated to appear in the 10th edition of the Guide to the World's Leading Labour and Employment Lawyers as one of the outstanding practitioners in this field. 
  • Oksana has been mentioned as a highly recommended Ukrainian practitioner in Labor and employee benefits by PLC Which Lawyer? 2008-2012.
  • Globally recognized rating and reference source International Who’s Who Legal CIS 2010-2011 publication recommends Oksana Voynarovska as one of the best Ukrainian Labour and Employment experts.
  • International legal research Who’s Who Legal 2009-2013 ranks Mrs. Voynarovska as a top Ukrainian Labour & Employment law expert.
  • Oksana Voynarovska is ranked #1 in Labour & Employment among Ukrainian law practitioners according to the Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients 2008-2014.
  • The KyivPost weeekly ranked Oksana in top 10 'rising stars' of Ukrainian legal professionals in 2012.
  • Listed in "Top 100 best Lawyers of Ukraine. Clients' Choice 2012-2013" by Yurydychna Gazeta (Legal newspaper) in Family law and Labour & Employment.

Clients say 

"Oksana is a pioneer in the field of labor law and labor litigation in Ukraine. I don’t know anyone else who knows this sphere of law as profoundly as she does, likewise anyone who is as well-known outside the country as Oksana".

 Alexander Saus, Managing Partner at BritMark

Insights by Oksana Voynarovska
Labour Discipline and Labour Code: Will There Be Any Changes?
19 Nov 2015 | Read more
Legal Updates of Labour & Employment Practice (Q3, 2015)
19 Nov 2015 | Read more
Major Producer of European Fashion Industry in Lease Dispute
06 Oct 2015 | Read more
Advising in relation to effecting redundancy of the staff
16 Sep 2015 | Read more
Bounded by Labor Code
02 Sep 2015 | Read more
Legislation on Redundancy
26 Aug 2015 | Read more
Legal Updates in Labour and Employment in Ukraine, June 2015
01 Jul 2015 | Read more
New Probation Rules Proposed
08 May 2015 | Read more
Corporate Officers’ Dismissal: More Space to Act
20 Apr 2015 | Read more
Employers can now receive compensation for salaries paid to conscripted employees
23 Mar 2015 | Read more
Hiring Foreign Workers Simplified
19 Feb 2015 | Read more
New Fines And Tax Breaks Adopted To Combat Shadow Employment
21 Jan 2015 | Read more
Summing up: Major Changes in Labour and Employment in 2014
29 Dec 2014 | Read more
The use of polygraph under existing law and regulations
09 Oct 2014 | Read more
Vacation Privilege
09 Jul 2014 | Read more
The Shareholders Get the Right of Immediate Firing of CEO
20 Jun 2014 | Read more
Legal Mechanics of Prevention and Settlement of Labour Disputes
23 Dec 2013 | Read more
Personal Data Protection: Legislative Changes
14 Aug 2013 | Read more
Personal Data Protection in Ukraine: Important Legislative Changes
31 Jan 2013 | Read more