Olena Sukmanova joins Sayenko Kharenko as a partner to head the litigation practice
Sayenko Kharenko continues to strengthen and grow its litigation practice with the hire of Olena Sukmanova, an accomplished professional with deep understanding of many industries, as a partner. Olena has over 20 years of professional experience including senior positions in the legal departments of major banks and industrial holdings, as well as two years in public service as Deputy and First Deputy Minister of Justice of Ukraine.
Prior to joining Sayenko Kharenko, Olena gained valuable practical experience in debt collection, land dispute resolution and anti-raiding – areas that are in high demand among Sayenko Kharenko’s clients. In this regard, the firm’s CEO Nazar Chernyavsky notes: “We traditionally anticipate client requests and come up with a readymade solution meeting their emerging business needs to the highest possible extent.”
Partner Sergey Pogrebnoy comments: “We are pleased to welcome such a recognized expert to our team. Olena shares our values and ambitions. Her in-depth professional experience will contribute to the further structuring and strengthening of the practice. I have no doubt that her arrival at the firm will allow us to respond more effectively to the business tasks of our clients by offering solutions providing comprehensive business protection.”