Olga Gutovska

Olga Gutovska


Olga Gutovska is a Consultant at Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP, based in the City Office.

Olga has a great deal of experience in high-profile cross-border commercial projects across both Europe and the Middle East. Prior to joining Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP, she regularly advised on complex cross-border deals and disputes as the managing partner of her own boutique law firm.

Olga specialises in complex cross-border deals and disputes. She acts as strategic advisor to her clients. She supervises and project manages teams of lawyers in different jurisdictions, and negotiates with investors, governments, and multinationals. Olga advises on business expansions to multiple jurisdictions, investment, multi-party ventures and projects. Olga’s clients include private investors, companies, and families as well as ultra high net worth individuals, celebrities and innovators.

Olga’s experience includes advising on:

  • Mergers;
  • Acquisitions and disposals
  • Joint ventures
  • Industrial joint ventures including those in Egypt, Italy, Poland, and Ukraine
  • Corporate structuring in Europe and former Soviet Union
  • Advising on the Qatari embargo
  • Advising on the Crimean occupation and the Donbass conflict
Recent projects include:
  • Structuring and delivery of 5-parties industrial 100-million GBP JV in Poland for private client
  • Recovery and rescue of 52-million GBP investment of a private client, jeopardised by Qatar embargo
  • Establishing an operating structure in the Eastern European market for a major US tech investor
  • Advice on participation in the Chernobyl redevelopment megaproject in Ukraine
  • Recovery of investment from Crimea
  • Advice on one of the first private firearms manufacturing business in Eastern Europe
  • Structuring and delivery of 4-parties industrial JV in Italy for a private client
  • Advice on EU expansion of publishing business in Ukraine
  • Relocation of tech business to Estonia for a private investor

Clients say about Olga:

  • “delivering the best result”
  • “Very knowledgeable and persistent, a winner lawyer”
  • “Olga Gutovska is extremely efficient and hard working”
  • “offers great solutions”
  • “truly understands the needs of her clients”
  • “meticulous and visionary at the same time”
  • “Very efficient and result-oriented approach”
  • “very well connected and professional”
  • “the work done by Olga Gutovska allowed to avoid disputes, save a substantial amount of money and get a clear picture of the market. I like the honesty and complex approach. She shows you the picture as it is, clearly explaining the risks, and then offers a range of solutions to achieve the best result”
  • “I must say that having an advisor with truly international paradigm and such a level of responsibility is priceless. Having Olga representing interests of my family is a great relief: I can be absolutely confident that maximum to protect the investment, negotiate the best contract and comply with legislative requirements is done”

Olga was a founder of the Legal Advice Centre NGO, which provided free legal advice, both primary and litigation, to more than 5000 disadvantaged members of society in 2014 in Ukraine. She is also a founder of The 99 Club, which is an initiative supporting gifted children in Ukraine.

Olga has extensively supported legislative initiatives and civil society development in Ukraine. Olga has advised on and developed more than 40 legislative initiatives. She also served as head of special committee on internally displaced persons issues and developed a set of measures to secure their rights. Olga has also represented her clients in civil, administrative and commercial courts in Ukraine.

Olga is fluent in the following languages:

French, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian

Direct Dial: +44 20 3955 7797

Our Partners

Jonathan Roberts

j.roberts@rfblegal.co.uk Jonathan Roberts After obtaining a degree in Modern History at Oxford University, Jonathan joined the firm as an articled clerk in 1973. In 1976 he qualified as a solicitor and became a partner in 1982, and senior partner in 1989.

John O'Callaghan

j.ocallaghan@rfblegal.co.uk John qualified as a solicitor in 1983 and has been a partner in the firm since 1990. John has a broad base of experience in the law with many longstanding client connections, and is a Recommended Lawyer in the 2019 Legal 500, singled out as 'a real expert in the field who knows his game'.

Rakeebah Rahim - Managing Partner

r.rahim@rfblegal.co.uk Rakeebah has been practising at the firm for over 25 years. As Managing Partner, she has been and remains instrumental in developing the firm’s strategic direction and embodies the firm’s core values.

Deniz Oguzkanli

d.oguzkanli@rfblegal.co.uk Deniz Oguzkanli heads the firms International Investment Department. He regularly acts for overseas investors in their commercial and residential deals and property transactions in the UK.

Sarah Hung

s.hung@rfblegal.co.uk Sarah Hung is a Real Estate lawyer and Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer for commercial property. She has extensive experience in commercial property with a particular focus on investment and development transactions and licensing work.

Rudi Ramdarshan

r.ramdarshan@rfblegal.co.uk Rudi Ramdarshan is a Partner and accredited mediator specialising in commercial and property litigation. He is cited as a Leading Individual in the Legal 500 2019 rankings in the field of Property Litigation, with the directory stating that he ‘brings extraordinary judgment to complex commercial issues'. He is based in the firm’s West End office in Baker Street, London.

David Burns

d.burns@rfblegal.co.uk David Burns is a Partner of the firm specialising in property and commercial litigation from the firm’s West End office in Baker Street London.

Paul Cain

p.cain@rfblegal.co.uk Paul Cain is a Partner in the Real Estate department and has been a Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer for a number of years.

Rebecca Roberts

r.roberts@rfblegal.co.uk Rebecca is a Partner at the firm, practising at our London City offices. She specialises in Company and Commercial work and also has experience in the associated fields of Employment and Commercial Litigation. She is a Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer.

Afsheen Nasr

a.nasr@rfblegal.co.uk Afsheen Nasr is a Partner at Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP, with a particular expertise in Property and Probate, acting for individuals, businesses and financial institutions. She is a Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer.

Piers Desser

p.desser@rfblegal.co.uk Piers is an experienced Solicitor-Advocate specialising in Criminal Litigation. He is a Recommended Lawyer in the Legal 500 2019, leading the 'tenacious' Crime practice.

Mustafa Abbas

Mustafa Abbas Mustafa Abbas is a Partner based in the West End Office specialising in commercial and residential property matters.

Pammi Babbra

p.babbra@rfblegal.co.uk Pammi Babbra is a solicitor and Partner of the firm and specialises in contentious matters with an emphasis on High Court commercial disputes. These can involve other jurisdictions, satellite proceedings in foreign courts and foreign enforcement. After practising in the City for over ten years, Pammi is now based in the firm’s West End office in Baker Street.

Esat Degirmen

e.degirmen@rfblegal.co.uk Esat Degirmen is a solicitor and Partner of the firm and specialises in property law and Real Estate transactions. He has significant experience of complex commercial property transactions, development, residential property investment, and leasehold enfranchisement.

Paul Stanley

p.stanley@rfblegal.co.uk Paul Stanley is a solicitor and Partner of the firm and works from the Manchester office.

Our People

Tufayel Ahmed

Tufayel Ahmed t.ahmed@rfblegal.co.uk Tufayel Ahmed is a Solicitor based in Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP’s West End Office specialising in Real Estate and Commercial Property matters.

Olga Aleksandrova

Olga Aleksandrova Olga is a dual-qualified solicitor of England and Ukraine and works in the firm’s Corporate and Commercial Department based in the City office. o.aleksandrova@rfblegal.co.uk She specialises in company and commercial matters, and has experience in the related areas of law. Prior to joining Ronald Fletcher Baker, Olga worked in a number of international law firms in the UK and abroad. She is experienced in advising multi-million cross border corporations on a broad range of corporate and commercial matters as well as High Net Worth Individuals based in the UK and overseas. Olga manages the firm’s Russia, Ukraine & CIS Desk and acts...

Irina Apekisheva

Irina Apekisheva Irina is a solicitor at the firm’s Litigation department based at the West End office and specialising in commercial and property litigation. Irina is part of the Property Litigation team recognised by the Legal 500 2017 as having a “unique dynamic” and “a well-integrated and exceptionally talented property litigation team”.

Yasaman Asaad

Yasaman Asaad y.asaad@rfblegal.co.uk Yasaman Asaad is a solicitor based in our West End office who specialises in residential and commercial property matters.

Chris O'Callaghan

Chris O'Callaghan c.ocallaghan@rfblegal.co.uk Chris joined the firm in 2011 and trained at the firm working in the private client, litigation, property and family departments. Chris now heads up the Private Client Department.

Ezgi Cetin

e.cetin@rfblegal.co.uk Ezgi is a qualified Solicitor working in our Real Estate Department at our City Office.

Jonathan Chan

Jonathan Chan Jonathan Chan is a Solicitor based in the West End Office specialising in commercial and property litigation.

Ali Chouhdry

Ali Chouhdry a.chouhdry@rfblegal.co.uk Ali Chouhdry is a solicitor based in the firm’s West End Office specialising in Real Estate.

Traudi Chu

Traudi Chu t.chu@rfblegal.co.uk Traudi Chu is a solicitor based in our Old Street office who specialises in residential and commercial property matters.

Pinar Demir

Pinar Demir p.demir@rfblegal.co.uk Pinar is a solicitor within our Conveyancing department and she specialises in residential and commercial property, including, freehold/leasehold sales and purchases together with re-mortgages and other conveyancing matters.

Veena Devji

v.devji@rfblegal.co.uk Veena Devji is a Real Estate Solicitor in the Baker Street Office and has experience in a variety of commercial and residential property transactions.

Berivan Erdogan

Berivan Erdogan b.erdogan@rfblegal.co.uk Berivan Erdogan is a solicitor specialising in Property at the firm’s City Office.

Ben Frost

Ben Frost Ben Frost is a solicitor and accredited mediator in the firm’s commercial litigation and property litigation team at the West End office. The Legal 500 has recognised the team as having a “unique dynamic” and “a well-integrated and exceptionally talented property litigation team”. Ben has individually been recognised by The Legal 500 2019 as a Recommended Lawyer.

Laura Gomme

Laura Gomme is a Legal 500 2019 Recommended Lawyer, specialising in litigation at the firm’s West End office in Baker Street, London. Described as 'client focused, pragmatic and one to watch for the future', she is part of the team recognised by the Legal 500 2017 as being a well-integrated and exceptionally talented property litigation team which has a unique dynamic. Laura’s practice covers property, probate and commercial litigation in particular complex matters arising out of trusts.

Maria Gul

Maria Gul m.gul@rfblegal.co.uk Maria is a paralegal specialising in Property transactions at our Baker Street office. She deals with Sales, Purchases and Leasehold matters on a daily basis and takes great pride in her work.

Olga Gutovska

Olga Gutovska O.Gutovska@RFBLegal.co.uk Olga Gutovska is a Consultant at Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP, based in the City Office.

Attila Hunter

Attila Hunter a.hunter@rfblegal.co.uk Attila Hunter is a Corporate and Commercial solicitor based in the firm’s City Office.

Kadri Abu-Hejleh

k.abu-hejleh@rfblegal.co.uk Kadri Abu-Hejleh is a Property Solicitor, based in the City Office.

Maryann Ibeto

Maryann Ibeto e.la@rfblegal.co.uk Maryann is a paralegal at the firm’s Manchester Office, working in the Property department predominantly dealing with residential conveyancing transactions.

Hillay Janebdar

Hillay Janebdar h.janebdar@rfblegal.co.uk Hillay Janebdar is an immigration solicitor based in the firm’s City Office. Hillay specialises in Immigration and heads the Immigration Department. Having worked in Immigration for over ten years, she has a vast amount of experience in dealing with the points based system including entrepreneur and investor visas, asylum, human rights, unlawful detention, deportation, nationality and European law cases. She has acted for clients from across the world and her clients range from high net worth individuals to those seeking protection in the United Kingdom and human rights claimants including senior politicians and intelligence officers. Her multi-lingual...

Anees Khan

Anees Khan a.khan@rfblegal.co.uk Anees Khan is a Solicitor based at our Manchester Office, specialising in property related matters, with a focus on Residential and Commercial Property. He is experienced in dealing with a broad range of residential conveyancing matters, having worked on varying property transactions and has acted nationally for clients ranging from first time buyers to high value property investors. Anees has successfully acted in freehold and leasehold matters, including but not limited to, Buy to Let, Right to Buy, Shared Ownership, New Build and Auction Properties. Anees has also gained experience in Commercial Property matters and has acted in a variety...

Simon Lawrence

s.lawrence@rfblegal.co.uk Simon Lawrence is a 25 year qualified Commercial Property solicitor and a 2019 Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer.

Daniel Martinez

d.martinez@rfblegal.co.uk Daniel is an experienced Family solicitor based in the firm's City Office.

Adebola Mayungbe

a.mayungbe@rfblegal.co.uk Adebola studied Law at Staffordshire University and obtained an LLB Law degree. Adebola trained in criminal law, family law and property law.

Michael Mitchell

m.mitchell@rfblegal.co.uk Michael joined RFB in 1965 and is the longest serving member of staff and is proud of many enduring client relationships.

Selda Ozcan

s.ozcan@rfblegal.co.uk Selda Ozcan joins the firm as an experienced property solicitor having been a Partner at a successful practice in North London.

Sally Richardson

Sally Richardson Sally Richardson is a specialist property solicitor based in our City Office.

Karlis Rullis

Karlis Rullis k.rullis@rfblegal.co.uk Karlis Rullis is a solicitor based in our Manchester office who specialises in property matters.

Aman Sandhu

Aman Sandhu a.sandhu@rfblegal.co.uk Aman Sandhu is a Real Estate solicitor, based in the City office.

Natasha Southam

Natasha Southam n.southam@rfblegal.co.uk Natasha is a Solicitor in the firm’s Private Client department having completed her training contract in a renowned Surrey firm.

Raphael Steele

r.steele@rfblegal.co.uk Raphael Steele practices from the firm’s London criminal litigation department .

Daphne To

Daphne To Daphne is a Senior Associate Solicitor in the firm’s Corporate and Commercial department, based in the firm’s City office in Old Street, fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.

Rokhsareh Vahid

Rokhsareh Vahid r.vahid@rfblegal.co.uk Direct dial: 0161 507 3658 Mobile: 0780 676 8401 Rokhsareh joined the firm in 2017 as a Sanctions and Banking Specialist. She assists Iranian individuals and companies in relation to all aspects of UK law as well as non-Iranians with their Iran-related matters.

Kristel Wan

Kristel Wan k.wan@rfblegal.co.uk Kristel is a conveyancer at firm’s Manchester office, working in the Property department principally dealing with residential conveyancing transactions.

Bik Wong

b.wong@rfblegal.co.uk Bik Wong is a Solicitor specialising in Family Law in the firm's City office.

Ran Yu

Ran Yu r.yu@rfblegal.co.uk Ran Yu is a solicitor in the Real Estate Department based at our City Office in London

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