For the second year running, Anzhela Makhinova, counsel with Sayenko Kharenko, has been named the exclusive winner of the Client Choice Awards for the international trade category for Ukraine. This award is given to law firms and partners around the globe for their outstanding client service. This year, Client Choice recognises 384 winners across 66 jurisdictions worldwide.
Anzhela Makhinova comments: “This award is particularly meaningful as it is based on our clients’ votes, whose opinion is absolutely impartial and objective. I am so grateful that they took time out to recognize my efforts. I couldn’t be more proud.”
Established in 2005, Client Choice recognizes those law firms and partners around the world that stand apart for the excellent client care they provide and the quality of their service. The criteria for this recognition focus on an ability to add real value to clients’ business above and beyond the other players in the market. Clients are asked to rate individual lawyers and law firms on the following client service criteria: quality of legal advice, commercial awareness, industry knowledge, strategic thinking, billing transparency, tailored fee structures, value for money, responsiveness, effective communication, clarity of documentation, sharing of expertise, appropriate staffing, project management, use of technology, loyalty and ethics. Candidates for this award can only be nominated by corporate counsel, and this year the Client Choice team received over 2,500 nominations.