Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review guide worldwide, has recognized 14 Sayenko Kharenko lawyers across 17 practice areas in seventh edition of The Best Lawyers Ukraine 2017. With several of these lawyers earning recognition in multiple categories, this is the firm's strongest showing in the guide since its first inclusion into the list in 2009.

Additionally, three Sayenko Kharenko's lawyers have been honoured as "Lawyers of the Year" in Ukraine in their specialty area by Best Lawyers: Only a single standout lawyer in each practice area within each region is honoured as the "Lawyer of the Year", making this accolade particularly significant. Among them:

  • Michael Kharenko – Project Finance and Development Practice
  • Tatyana Slipachuk – Arbitration and Mediation 
  • Svitlana Kheda – Labor and Employment Law

The following Sayenko Kharenko lawyers have been recognized by Best Lawyers this year:

  • Nazar Chernyavsky – Banking and Finance Law, Capital Markets Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Project Finance and Development Practice and Structured Finance Law
  • Michael Kharenko – Banking and Finance Law, Capital Markets Law, Corporate Law, Litigation, Structured Finance Law
  • Oleksandr Padalka – Advertising Law, Corporate Law, Intellectual Property Law, Labour and Employment Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Sergey Pogrebnoy – Litigation
  • Vladimir Sayenko – Capital Markets Law, Competition/Antitrust Law, Corporate Governance & Compliance Practice, Corporate Law, Litigation, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Tatyana Slipachuk – International Arbitration, Trade law
  • Dmitry Taranyk – Competition/Antitrust Law, Corporate Law
  • Konstantin Gribov – Energy and Natural Resources Law
  • Dmytro Korbut – Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Tax Law
  • Alina Plyushch – Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Yuriy Draganchuk – Banking and Finance Law, Capital Markets Law

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide of legal excellence. It is the oldest and most respected peer-review guide in the legal profession worldwide. For over thirty years, it has helped lawyers and clients find legal counsel in unfamiliar jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honour, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. The directory compiles lists of outstanding attorneys in almost 70 countries worldwide by conducting exhaustive peer-review evaluation.

Sayenko Kharenko enjoys global reputation as a leading Ukrainian law firm with an internationally oriented full-service practice. The firm's leading market position builds on continuous excellence of its highly specialized practice teams. During the past two years, Sayenko Kharenko collected three of the most prestigious professional excellence country awards, including Law Firm of the Year by IFLR European Awards 2015, Who's Who Legal European Awards 2015 and Chambers Europe Award for Excellence 2015. Most recently, Sayenko Kharenko was crowned Ukraine Law Firm of the Year by Who's Who Legal 2016, and shortlisted for Russia, Ukraine & the CIS category by The Lawyer European Awards 2016 and Ukraine Law Firm of the Year category by Chambers Europe Awards 2016.

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