Sayenko Kharenko names five new partners

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Sayenko Kharenko is pleased to announce the
promotion of five new partners in six of the firm's market-leading
practices: banking & finance, capital markets, corporate & M&A,
international arbitration, international trade, and private wealth

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The newly promoted partners are:

Olexander Droug –
International Arbitration

Olexander Droug has been with Sayenko Kharenko
for over ten years, having joined the firm in
2007. He specialises in dispute resolution
and restructuring with a focus on international arbitration and cross-border
commercial litigation. Olexander's experience includes advising local and
foreign clients at all stages of complex multi-jurisdictional proceedings
involving the BVI, Cyprus, the
Netherlands, Switzerland, Ukraine, the UK, and other fora, as
well as commercial and investment arbitration under the arbitration rules of
all major international arbitration institutions (LCIA, ICC, SCC), ICSID
Arbitration Rules and UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules. In March 2017,
Olexander Droug was added to the list of arbitrators elected to
settle disputes arising in financial restructuring procedures.

Anton Korobeynikov – Banking and Finance, Capital

Anton Korobeynikov joined the firm in 2006 and devoted
twelve years of his professional carrier to cross-border finance, international
debt and equity capital markets transactions. Anton is experienced
in advising on all types of offerings by Ukrainian banks, corporate entities,
and public sector issuers, as well as on syndicated loans, secured
financing, project finance transactions and PXF facilities to major Ukrainian
borrowers in various industry sectors. He has acted on the majority
of Eurobonds by Ukrainian issuers and numerous other high profile transactions
with a total value of over USD 26 billion.

Makhinova – International Trade

Anzhela Makhinova joined Sayenko Kharenko in 2011 as
part of the launch of the firm’s international trade practice. She is one
of most well-known experts in the country in trade defence remedies
(anti-dumping, anti-subsidy, safeguards) and WTO
issues. Mrs Makhinova handled over 40
trade defence investigations, representing both exporters and
domestic industry in Ukraine and abroad. She is a country expert on franchising
for the International Distribution Institute. Moreover,
Mrs Makhinova routinely advises clients on other international trade
related issues, to name but a few: special sanctions, customs issues etc.

Nikolaichyk – Corporate and M&A

Oleksandr Nikolaichyk joined Sayenko Kharenko in 2010. His
practice covers a wide range of corporate
matters, including corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, joint
ventures, corporate governance, general corporate and finance advisory
work. He has worked on over 40 corporate transactions worth
a total of more than USD 22 billion. Oleksandr routinely advises
major market players and financial institutions on all aspects of complex
cross-border transactions, including corporate and pre-IPO restructurings,
equity and asset sales, private acquisitions and finance transactions.

Alina Plyushch – Private
Wealth Management

Alina Plyushch is regarded as one of the leading private
wealth management experts in Ukraine. She joined Sayenko
Kharenko in 2011, having previously worked with Norton Rose (London
office) for more than three years and with leading Ukrainian law firms. Alina
specializes in private wealth management, M&A, corporate finance and
capital markets. Her work encompasses a broad range of
sectors including corporate and tax structuring, share and asset
sales, joint ventures, private placements, capital markets
transactions and most sophisticated private wealth management issues, such
as trusts and estate, tax planning, and protection of the rights of
beneficial owners of large Ukrainian and foreign business groups.

Partner Vladimir Sayenko comments: “I am pleased and proud to welcome to the partnership five of our
outstanding lawyers, who made significant contribution to the success of our firm and consistently performed well above our expectations. The promotion clearly demonstrate our commitment
to attracting, supporting and investing in our internal talent. This stellar quintet represents the future leadership of our firm that drives a strategic transformation of Sayenko Kharenko into a
professional community of modern lawyers, through newlaw and beyond.”

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