Nataliya Mykolska, formerly counsel with Sayenko Kharenko, appointed the Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade – the Trade Representative of Ukraine
Nataliya Mykolska is an internationally recognized expert in international trade and WTO rules. She is listed among the best international trade practitioners globally by the key professional directories, including The International Who's Who of Trade & Customs Lawyers, Best Lawyers International, The International Who’s Who of Franchise Lawyers. In 2014, the Ukrainian professional legal publisher Yuridicheskaya Practika ranked Nataliya No.1 international trade lawyer in Ukraine.
As Deputy Minister – Ukraine’s Trade Representative, Ms. Mykolska will be focusing on export promotion, multilateral and bilateral preferential agreements, consistent and predictable trade policy as well as on safeguarding the interests of Ukraine in the WTO and trade investigations.
Tatyana Slipachuk, partner of Sayenko Kharenko’s international trade practice, comments on the appointment: "Inviting one of Ukraine’s best international trade practitioners to serve as Deputy Minister – the Trade Representative of Ukraine demonstrates the outmost importance of foreign trade for the economic revival. Nataliya has, for many years, advised Ukrainian and international businesses on complex trade issues. She knows the challenges of the national exporters backwards and forwards".
"Ms. Mykolska’s professional career as a practicing lawyer polished her skills of building a lasting dialogue between business and the regulator. We hope the Ministry will greatly benefit from it. When it comes to foreign trade, business and the state have common goals," – says Michael Kharenko, co-founding partner of Sayenko Kharenko.