Senior Associate, Corporate and M&A Practice

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Sayenko Kharenko has always been proud to be the first choice employer for talented individuals, who aspire for excellence and continuous improvement.

If you are a motivated and ambitious person, we encourage you to apply for an open position of a

Senior Associate, Corporate and M&A Practice

Job duties:

  • Supervising preparation of legal memoranda, legal opinions and other formal advises to the clients on wide range of general corporate matters, including corporate governance and corporate finance, general contractual matters, investment matters, securities law and regulatory matters
  • Supervising the projects related to structuring investments both offshore and onshore
  • Conducting legal due diligences as a team leader of the project team
  • Participating in M&A transactions as a team leader both on the buyer and on the seller sides (leading the preparation and negotiation of the transaction documents, full transaction support)
  • Supervising projects on setting up companies, corporate and business units in Ukraine and worldwide
  • Leading certain of the Firm’s business development activities

Key requirements:

  • Outstanding academic credentials from a top Ukrainian law school
  • LLM or similar degree from US or UK law school is an advantage
  • 4-6 years of work experience in a law firm or in-house lawyer in a large company or a bank is an advantage
  • Able to draft clear and concise correspondence, legal memoranda, transactional documents in English, Ukrainian, Russian
  • Able to understand and analyse sophisticated fact patterns and legal concepts
  • Have knowledge & experience in handling various Corporate Law matters
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Strong analytical, legal writing, and research skills
  • Fluency in English, Russian, and Ukrainian is a must


  • Ability and willingness to study
  • Ability to grasp quickly and accurately new and complex concepts of competition and neighboring areas of law
  • Ability to work under pressure as part of the best team on the market
  • Ability to balance priorities and co-ordinate work effectively in order to meet deadlines and deal with high workloads
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proactive approach to work, initiative
  • Willingness to build a career on a longstanding basis

We offer:

  • Competitive salary and compensation program
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Opportunity for professional and personal development


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