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1 June 2020

Sayenko Kharenko adds an American partner strengthening its international team

Despite the pandemic, Sayenko Kharenko follows its development strategy and continues to strengthen its international team consisting of US, UK and EU qualified lawyers. Lateral hire of partner Peter Teluk, one of the most experienced foreign lawyers in Ukraine, confirms the well-deserved reputation of Sayenko Kharenko as a leading Ukrainian law firm working according to the highest international standards in collaboration with reputable foreign firms.

Peter is a renowned, extremely skilled international practitioner with particular expertise in corporate, M&A, finance, government affairs and international arbitration. His 25 years of experience include senior and executive managerial roles with some of the largest international law firms and multinational corporations, including Philip Morris International, Squire Patton Boggs, Baker McKenzie and Covington & Burlington. Prior to joining Sayenko Kharenko, he acted as a senior advisor on investment, privatization and governance to the Minister of Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine and served as the managing partner of Squire Patton Boggs’s Kyiv office.

“Over the recent years, we have clearly demonstrated our commitment to a long-term investment in our stellar team that can cope well with the rapidly changing world,” said partner Vladimir Sayenko. “Peter is a timely addition who will strengthen the practice leadership. He will boost our efforts as we support our clients facing the challenges of the global economic downturn and legal framework continuously altered due the pandemic. Peter has the right combination of a strong commercial sense and business acumen, as well as broad legal and management experience.”

Peter Teluk commented: “I am excited to join one of the premier law practices in Ukraine – grounded in providing top quality, ethical, commercially oriented legal services. Sayenko Kharenko is a dynamic firm focused on providing commercial solutions to its clients. I look forward to bringing my broad experience representing foreign and Ukrainian clients to Sayenko Kharenko and to assisting in its future growth.”

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