Integrites appoints a new partner in London to strengthen its international presence and offering




Integrites appoints Ivanna Dorichenko to head its London office and announces the establishment of London based International Trade & Commodities practice.

Ms. Dorichenko is an internationally recognised trade expert with over 14 years of experience in advising commercial parties on various aspects of international sale and carriage of goods and representing them in international arbitration, commercial negotiation and cross-border disputes, particularly those involving GAFTA and FOSFA contracts. Ivanna's non-contentious work extends to drafting international commercial contracts and supporting commodity trades in all practical aspects of international business, including execution of contracts in different jurisdictions, conflict of laws, commercial risks and protection of international investments.

Prior to joining Integrites, Ivanna worked in London offices of Clyde & Co and Hammonds, later rebranded as Squire Patton Boggs, where she developed her professional knowledge and acquired new professional and management skills, which she will bring with her to Integrities. In her years of practice in London Ivanna became a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, qualified for the GAFTA Trade Diploma and passed English bar exams to become the first Ukrainian barrister called to the bar by the Inner Temple.

Apart from her work as the head of International Trade and Commodities practice, Ms. Dorichenko will also lead the firm’s London office and will play a key role in fostering the firm’s partnership with UK legal and business circles. 

Ruslan Bernatsky, Integrites’ Senior partner, on the appointment of a new partner: "Ivanna is a great asset for the team and we are very pleased to have her on board". Vyacheslav Korchev, Integrites’ Senior partner: "Given her skills, experience and well established reputation on London legal market she will undoubtedly add the exquisite London touch to our international operations, which will place us in a unique position on Ukrainian and regional legal markets".

Ivanna Dorichenko on her appointment: "I am delighted to join Integrites as I have been watching them for years and quite certain that the firm has great potential and a very strong drive for development and perfection. That reflects my own values and professional aspirations and I look forward to joining forces with the team that unites some of the top practitioners in the region. I am happy to bring in my expertise and international experience and I am positive that together we will provide the offering in trade, agriculture and international dispute resolution that will be hard to beat”.

Integrites is a full service international law firm with offices in the UK, the Netherlands, Germany, Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan and China. In March 2016 Integrites won The Lawyer European Awards 2016 in the category “The Firm of the Year: Russia, Ukraine & the CIS. Integrites is also a winner of the „Law Firm of the Year” and “Arbitration Law Firm of the Year” in 2016 Legal Awards by Yuridicheskaya Praktika, the top national legal rating in Ukraine.