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Yevgeniy Solodko

Partner

Yevgeniy Solodko has more than 20-year experience of practicing law and is recognized as a Ukrainian leader in the field of criminal law and procedure.

Yevgeniy specializes in litigation, white collar crime, and protection of officials and public officers from unwarranted prosecution. He has unique expertise in the field of legislation on precious metals, canon law, historical and cultural values.

Prior to joining Sayenko Kharenko, Yevgeniy managed Solodko & Partners, one of the leading WCC boutique law firms in Ukraine.

“Evgeniy Solodko comes highly recommended for his white-collar crime practice and is praised by sources for being an ‘excellent specialist in this area’. He is reputed for acting for high-profile individuals.”

Chambers Europe 2019

Recognitions

  • Honored with the Order of the Cross of Grunwald (1st class) (Poland, 2004)
  • Recognized among leading lawyers in Criminal Defence in Ukraine by Best Lawyers International 2020
  • Named among Top three Criminal Law/White-Collar Crime practitioners by Ukrainian Law Firms 2019
  • Top-ranked in Dispute Resolution: White-Collar Crime by Chambers Europe 2019
  • Named the “Best Criminal Lawyer” according to Legal Awards 2016, Yuridicheskaya Practika
  • Named among Top 100 best lawyers of Ukraine and recognized among notable practitioners for White Collar Crime and Criminal Law by Client's choice. Top 100 Best Lawyers of Ukraine – 2019, Yuridicheskaya Gazeta

Admissions

  • Ukraine, attorney-at-law, admitted to the Kyiv City Bar since 1996

Education

  • Course in management, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Republic of Korea
  • Course in management, Stefan Batory Foundation, Warsaw, Poland
  • Management of European projects in the EU financial perspective in 2014-2020, University of Computer Sciences and Skills in Lodz, Poland
  • LL.B. from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Law Department

Professional membership and involvement

  • Ukrainian Bar Association, Head of the Criminal Law & Procedure Committee
  • Ukrainian National Bar Association, Deputy Head of the Committee on protection of advocates’ professional rights and guarantees
  • International Bar Association
  • American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine
  • European Business Association
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