Sayenko Kharenko has been at the cutting edge of dynamic industry developments while working with the largest Ukrainian and multinational agricultural companies, industry associations, NGO’s and government authorities on the most challenging and unique projects in this sector.



Shortlisted for the "Agriculture Law Firm of the Year" Legal Awards 2019, Yuridicheskaya Practika


General info

Our expertise expands from high profile transactional projects to legal support for day-to-day operations.

We have handled many of the largest and most innovative projects in Ukraine’s agricultural sector, as well as advised foreign investors on starting agricultural businesses, acquisition of land, debt and equity financing, transport and infrastructure projects, complex investment projects, corporate and restructuring issue. We have dealt with a large variety of issues related to commodities trading, regulatory & compliance matters, while creating strong added value for our clients in Ukraine.

We also have significant and long-lasting expertise advising across agribusiness sub-sectors including:

  • Food production
  • Dairy
  • Livestock & Aquaculture
  • Grains, Sugar & Oilseeds
  • Timber
  • Processing & Supply Chain
  • Land

Our clients export more than 20% of grain exports from Ukraine and constitute a major share of the top 20 agricultural companies in Ukraine. Our industry clientele includes, inter alia, ADM, Agroscope, AVANGARDCO IPL, Allseeds, Glencore Agriculture, Kernel, Mriya Argoholding, Mironivsky Hliboproduct, Nibulon, Soufflet Group, and Wendeln Ukraine.

As part of our commitment to the industry, we participate in agriculture legislation development as members of various working groups in collaboration with governmental agencies and actively cooperate with leading industry associations.

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Anastasіa Bodnar

Senior Associate

Kateryna Kolos

Senior Associate


Top Three in Agriculture
Ukrainian Law Firms 2021, Yuridicheskaya Practika

Shortlisted for the "Agriculture Law Firm of the Year"
Legal Awards 2019, Yuridicheskaya Practika

Among leading law firms in Agriculture
Top 50 Law Firms 2019, Yuridicheskaya Practika

Media & Insight Agriculture

05 January 2023


Sayenko Kharenko successfully represented MHP Food Trading LLC in arbitration proceedings against a buyer based in Hong Kong
27 April 2021


Sayenko Kharenko has successfully represented the interests of LLC “Ascania-Flora”
24 February 2021


Sayenko Kharenko has successfully defended the interests of MHP
23 February 2021


Sayenko Kharenko advises European Fund for Southeast Europe on EUR 5 million financing to Bank Lviv to support agricultural producers
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