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Ukraine

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 1

Sayenko Kharenko

Sayenko Kharenko has a reputation for high-quality advice on both regulatory and transactional matters. The practice led by Michael Kharenko, Nazar Chernyavsky and Anton Korobeynikov handles a large volume of cross-border work. It advised on a UAH4bn notes issue by Ukreximbank. Counsel Igor Lozenko is a rising star.

Leading individuals

Michael Kharenko - Sayenko Kharenko

Nazar Chernyavsky - Sayenko Kharenko

Next generation lawyers

Igor Lozenko - Sayenko Kharenko

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Sayenko Kharenko

Sayenko Kharenko is 'responsive, quick and professional' and its team includes 'the best lawyers I have worked with in Eastern Europe', according to one client. Vladimir Sayenko, who acted for HP on its acquisition of Samsung's printer business, Oleksandr Padalka and Russian-qualified Andrei Liakhov are among the key practitioners. Counsel Sergiy Kazmirchuk is 'precise and clear in his answers'.

Leading individuals

Oleksandr Padalka - Sayenko Kharenko

Vladimir Sayenko - Sayenko Kharenko

Next generation lawyers

Sergiy Kazmirchuk - Sayenko Kharenko

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Competition
Competition - ranked: tier 1

Sayenko Kharenko

Sayenko Kharenko has 'a responsive and helpful team with excellent knowledge of the law and the process involved in merger filings'. Vladimir Sayenko, Oleksandr Padalka and the 'helpful and responsive' Valentyna Hvozd are the names to note. The firm advised global drinks company AB InBev on its merger with brewing company Efes.

Leading individuals

Vladimir Sayenko - Sayenko Kharenko

Next generation lawyers

Valentyna Hvozd - Sayenko Kharenko

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Sayenko Kharenko

Sayenko Kharenko has a strong practice with 'very patient and considerate lawyers who have vast knowledge of bankruptcy proceedings'. Sergey Pogrebnoy, Sergiy Smirnov and Olexander Droug are the key partners. The firm acted for Ostchem Holding in the enforcement of an arbitral award. Tatyana Slipachuk left to take up a government position.

Leading individuals

Sergey Pogrebnoy - Sayenko Kharenko

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 1

Sayenko Kharenko

Sayenko Kharenko is 'utterly professional, competent and fast - nothing is impossible and client service is exceptional'. Svitlana Kheda and associates Kuzma Pozychaniuk and Olga Kyriusha operate 'well beyond any high expectations'. Reckitt Benckiser, Engelhart and Greif are among the firm's high-profile clients.

Leading individuals

Svitlana Kheda - Sayenko Kharenko

Next generation lawyers

Kuzma Pozychaniuk - Sayenko Kharenko

Olga Kyriusha - Sayenko Kharenko

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 1

Sayenko Kharenko

Sayenko Kharenko is known for its ' reliability, responsiveness, professionalism and huge expertise in the most sophisticated cases'. Nazar Chernyavsky advised Bank of America Merrill Lynch on the $250m financing of Energoatom. Vladimir Sayenko and counsel Igor Lozenko are other names to note.

Next generation lawyers

Igor Lozenko - Sayenko Kharenko

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 1

Sayenko Kharenko

Sayenko Kharenko handles litigation, anti-counterfeiting, rights management and specific advice to IT sector clients on matters such as outsourcing. Partner Yaroslav Ognevyuk heads the IP practice. Oleksandr Padalka is a leading light. Counsel Oleg Klymchuk, who counts Anheuser-Busch InBev among his clients, and senior associate Volodymyr Smelik are also noted.

Leading individuals

Oleksandr Padalka - Sayenko Kharenko

Next generation lawyers

Oleg Klymchuk - Sayenko Kharenko

Volodymyr Smelik - Sayenko Kharenko

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Private client
Private client - ranked: tier 1

Sayenko Kharenko

Sayenko Kharenko was one of the first full-service law firms in Ukraine to offer private client services, and it has a team of eight wealth management specialists. It frequently advises high-net-worth individuals on business ownership, tax structuring and regulatory compliance. Alina Plyushch is a leading light in the market. Nazar Chernyavsky and Andrei Liakhov are also recommended.

Leading individuals

Alina Plyushch - Sayenko Kharenko

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

Sayenko Kharenko

Sayenko Kharenko stands out for the breadth of its work in real estate transactions and construction disputes. Vladimir Sayenko and Sergey Pogrebnoy advised BTA Bank on the sale of commercial properties to Dragon Capital. Oleksandr Nikolaichyk is also recommended.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Sayenko Kharenko

Sayenko Kharenko's tax team consists of ten experienced lawyers. Following Serhiy Verlanov's departure to become Ukraine’s Deputy Minister of Finance, counsel Vitalii Odzhykovskyi leads the practice; he represented Philip Morris International in tax and customs disputes.

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White-collar crime
White-collar crime - ranked: tier 1

Sayenko Kharenko

Sayenko Kharenko has 'a highly professional team and is a solid partner in the field of white-collar criminal law'. Sergey Pogrebnoy and Sergiy Smirnov (who is 'positive and cooperative, and provides extremely clear and precise advice') are the key partners. They acted for a client accused of the unlawful appropriation of funds totalling $650m.

Leading individuals

Sergiy Smirnov - Sayenko Kharenko

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Ukraine

Offices in Kiev

Legal Developments by:
Sayenko Kharenko

  • Sayenko Kharenko acts as legal counsel to DTEK Renewables for construction of Primorskaya WEP with a

    Sayenko Kharenko has acted as legal counsel to DTEK Renewables, which manages DTEK projects in renewable energy, on construction of Primorskaya Wind Electric Plant LLC (Primorskaya WEP) with a capacity of 200 MW. DTEK Renewables is currently one of the largest producers of renewable electric energy in Ukraine and accounts for about 10% of ‚Äúgreen‚ÄĚ capacities market.
    - Sayenko Kharenko

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