Corporate and M&A

Sayenko Kharenko is widely recognised as the country’s leading adviser on M&A and other corporate matters. Our M&A team has an exceptional track record across various sectors and industries. For many years, we have been privileged to handle some of the most innovative and sophisticated transactions in the market.






General info

Innovative in thinking, pragmatic in decision-making, creative in problem solving

Having an experienced team of lawyers specialising in complex cross-border stock and asset acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate restructurings in a wide range of industries, we offer a combination of exceptional transactional skills and deep industry expertise that enables us to remain business-oriented while rendering high quality legal advice. This helps us to create cutting-edge legal solutions for our clients.

Always two steps ahead in any transaction

Our team delivers seamless legal advice on a wide range of corporate and M&A matters, including:

  • Setting-up / winding-up corporate presence for any venture in Ukraine
  • Structuring businesses and investments of any complexity
  • Restructuring corporate groups, including as a part of pre-transactional work
  • Assisting through all stages of an M&A transaction from deal structuring, legal due diligence and negotiations of the transaction documents to coordination of pre-completion activities and post-completion business integration
  • Negotiating and setting-up joint ventures of any complexity
  • Support with obtaining regulatory clearances in highly regulated industries
  • Building up efficient corporate governance systems in line with best practices

Supporting businesses across the broad spectrum of corporate, corporate finance and general commercial matters.

Related professionals

Oleksandr Nikolaichyk


Alina Plyushch


Vladimir Sayenko


Sergiy Kazmirchuk


Konstantin Gribov

Of Counsel

Igor Sukhomudrenko

Of Counsel

Oksana Daskaliuk

Senior Associate

Mykhailo Grynyshyn

Senior Associate

Tymur Enkhbaiar

Senior Associate

Ilhar Hakhramanov

Senior Associate

Olga Kyriusha

Senior Associate

Dmitriy Riabikin

Senior Associate

Tetiana Dyvak


Daria Karlenko


Zarina Khalimon


Taras Bondarenko

Senior Associate

Nazarii Pylypchuk



Law Firm of the Year in M&A
Best Lawyers in Ukraine 2021

Top Tier in Corporate and M&A
IFLR1000, 2022/23, The Legal 500, 2023

Top Tier in Corporate and M&A
Chambers Europe 2023, Chambers Global 2023

Among leaders in Corporate and M&A
Ukrainian Law Firms 2021, Top 50 Law Firms 2021

Deal of the Year award for Ukraine
CEE Deal of the Year Awards 2019

No.1 by number of the completed M&A deals in Ukraine
Mergermarket 2010 – 2021, Thomson Reuters 2008 – 2014

Media & Insight Corporate and M&A

20 April 2023


Corporate M&A 2023. Law and practice
14 April 2023


Sayenko Kharenko has been recommended as a top-tier firm in almost all practice areas researched for Ukraine in The Legal 500 EMEA 2023 edition
16 March 2023


Sayenko Kharenko is among the top two law firms in Ukraine according to the Chambers Europe 2023 
27 February 2023


Sayenko Kharenko has been recognised as one of the leading Ukrainian law firms by Chambers Global 2023
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