Sayenko Kharenko was once again highly recognized as one of the leading full service law firms in Ukraine by the annual research «Ukrainian Law Firms 2016. A Handbook for Foreign Clients». The ranking comprises two separate blocks – Deals League Tables, featuring the largest transactions, and Who's Who, ranking leading law firms and leading individuals by practice areas.

According to the League Tables Sayenko Kharenko remains the leader by number of the largest projects in Banking & Finance and Capital Markets.

Who's Who ranking recognized Sayenko Kharenko No.1 in Ukraine for 4 key practice areas: Capital Markets, International Arbitration, International/Foreign Trade and IT. In addition, the firm was ranked TOP 3 in five areas: Antitrust/Competition, Banking & Finance, Banking & Finance/Restructuring, Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions, Telecommunications & Media; and recognized among TOP 5 in Agribusiness, Energy & Natural Resources, Intellectual Property, Labour & Employment, Transport & Infrastructure: Aviation.

Traditionally Sayenko Kharenko lawyers received outstanding individual recognition in their areas of expertise. This year 16 firm's lawyers were ranked as top experts across 16 practice areas: Nazar Chernyavsky (Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Restructuring, IT, Energy & Natural Resources); Michael Kharenko (Restructuring, Authority in Banking & Finance, Capital Markets); Oleksandr Padalka (Intellectual Property, IT, Telecommunications and Media); Sergey Pogrebnoy (Litigation); Vladimir Sayenko (Corporate and M&A, Competition/Antitrust, Energy & Natural Resources); Tatyana Slipachuk (International Arbitration, International Trade); Dmitry Taranyk (Antitrust/Competition); Serhiy Verlanov (Tax); Konstantin Gribov (Real Estate, Construction, Land); Svitlana Kheda (Labour & Employment); Dmytro Korbut (Tax); Anton Korobeynikov (Banking & Finance, Capital Markets); Anzhela Makhinova (International/Foreign Trade); Maksym Nazarenko (Antitrust/Competition); Mykyta Polatayko (IT) and Andrew Zablotskyi (International/Foreign, Agribusiness).

«Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients» – annual publication of Yuridicheskaya Practika publishing house researching the performance of all international and national law firms in the country. This English edition is intended for Ukrainian and foreign business audiences, corporate lawyers, representatives of international organizations, government agencies, foreign embassies, trade missions and associates. The guide appoints the best Ukrainian and foreign law firms in Ukraine, as well as ranks leading individuals by practice areas.

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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