Olena Polyakova is a counsel of the Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, and Debt Restructuring and Insolvency practices of Redcliffe Partners.

She focuses on cross-border finance, structured trade and commodity finance, and debt capital markets, including liability management, debt restructuring and refinancing.

Olena has more than eight years’ experience in banking and finance law, including with another leading law firm in Ukraine. 


Olena is recommended for expertise and efficiency by major international legal directories, including Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, and the Legal 500. She is listed in a survey by Global Restructuring Review, Names to Know in Ukraine – a profile of the leading figures in Ukraine’s restructuring and insolvency market.


    • LL.M. degree from New York University School of Law
    • Degree in law from the Institute of International Relations of Kyiv National Taras Schevchenko University