Anzhela Makhinova has become the only international trade expert in Ukraine to be named among Other Leading Individuals by Who's Who Legal: Franchise 2020. In particular, the guide says: "Sayenko Kharenko's Anzhela Makhinova is known as 'a very responsive and direct franchise lawyer' and an international trade specialist, with a strong track record in distribution and franchising briefs."

The latest edition of WWL: Franchise presents 544 of the world's foremost franchise lawyers. They have been singled out for their experience and expertise advising franchisors and franchisees on system structuring, disputes, regulatory issues and transactional matters.

Since 1996, Who's Who Legal has identified the foremost legal practitioners in multiple areas of business law. In total, the WWL site features over 24,000 of the world's leading private practice lawyers and 2,500 consulting experts from over 150 national jurisdictions.

The service is designed to reduce the short-term costs incurred in finding a lawyer. More importantly, its goal is to minimise the transactional expense and the risk of engaging a mediocre counsel. The guide acts as a reference source for companies seeking to corroborate the reputations of the expert lawyers recommended by another party. However, because referrals are often lateral, the researchers also aim to create a network among the lawyers listed who will know the ablest lawyers in their own practice area, but may not be so familiar with other fields and countries in interdisciplinary and international transactions.

Sayenko Kharenko has an unrivalled expertise in Ukraine when it comes to advising its clients on all aspects of international trade law, including WTO rules and trade defence proceedings. The firm's international trade practice is Top-ranked in International Trade according to The Legal 500, 2020, Number one in Trade Remedies/WTO according to Ukrainian Law Firms 2012-2020 and Number One in International Trade according to Top 50 Law Firms 2019, Yuridicheskaya Practika.