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Founder and Partner of V29 Legal

Frankfurt am Main, Germany


Guest Lecturer at the Law Faculty of the Humboldt University of Berlin, graduate degree program in International Dispute Resolution

Berlin, Germany

2009 - 2019

Member of the International Arbitration Group with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (Trainee, Associate, Principal Associate)

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Olga Hamama is acting as counsel and arbitrator in various complex international disputes and sports-related matters. She is also advising startups and is participating in the public discourse regarding responsible and trustworthy use of technology, such as artificial intelligence.


Before founding V29 Legal, Olga was a member of the International Arbitration Group with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP. Olga worked from the Frankfurt, Brussels and Moscow offices of the firm, advising clients on matters with various cross-border elements, e.g. complex international commercial disputes, investment arbitration proceedings, the impact of EU sanctions on international transactions as well as compliance of national legislative initiatives with European regulations. She advised clients on the resolution of commercial, corporate, construction and investment disputes under the ICC, ICSID, DIS, LCIA, SCC, Swiss, UNCITRAL and Vienna Arbitration rules.


Olga gained expertise in matters related to the countries of Central and Eastern Europe. She has frequently provided strategic advice in arbitration-related court proceedings, including questions of the recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards and national court judgments, obtaining interim measures in support of arbitration and enforcement proceedings, related investigation proceedings and cross-border requests for judicial assistance.


Olga has been involved in numerous sports arbitration proceedings concerning contractual disputes as well as disciplinary matters in connection with integrity issues before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). She is also advising clients on other sports-related matters, such as governance and transfer issues.

Olga is fluent in Ukrainian, Russian, English and German.

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