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 an Associate in Corporate and M&A Practice

Job duties:

  • Preparing legal memoranda, legal opinions and otherwise advising clients on wide range of general corporate matters, including corporate governance and corporate finance, general contractual matters, investment matters, securities law and regulatory matters
  • Advising on structuring investments both offshore and onshore
  • Conducting legal due diligences as a part of the project team
  • Participating in M&A transactions as a part of the project team both on the buyer and on the seller sides (assisting in preparation and negotiation of the transaction documents, full transaction support)
  • Participate in the Firm’s business development activities

Key requirements:

  • Outstanding academic credentials from a top Ukrainian law school
  • LL.M. or similar degree from US or UK law school is an advantage
  • 3-5 years of work experience in a law firm or in-house lawyer in a large company 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:

  • Possibility to work within the team widely recognised as the country’s leading adviser on M&A and other corporate matters.
  • Possibilities to accelerate your knowledge and experience by working on the largest corporate and M&A deals (“Corporate Law Firm of the Year, Legal Awards 2017, Yuridicheskaya Practika)
  • Possibilities for professional development, transparent and clear career path
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Medical insurance
  • Flexible working hours
  • Friendly atmosphere, lack of bureaucracy


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