Sayenko Kharenko among top three law firms in Ukraine based on number of professionals recognised by Chambers Global 2022
Chambers Global has launched its new rankings for 2022, and Sayenko Kharenko is ranked in all practice areas researched for Ukraine: Banking & Finance (Band 1), Corporate/M&A (Band 1), Dispute Resolution – International (Band 2), and Dispute Resolution – Domestic (Band 3). This year, seven Sayenko Kharenko lawyers achieved seven individual recognitions, and counsel Oleksiy Koltok is ranked for the first time in Dispute Resolution: Domestic.
Chambers Global 2022 recognised partner Vladimir Sayenko as an Eminent Practitioner in the Corporate/M&A category. He is praised by sources for his “encyclopedic knowledge” of the Ukrainian market practice. He has a wealth of experience in advising on a range of share and asset transactions as well as joint ventures.
Partner Oleksandr Nikolaichyk moves up the rankings following excellent client feedback and visibility on notable deals. “He has great commercial acumen and is able to protect client interests but also to complete the deal,” according to a source, who adds, “He is very constructive in his approach. He is wonderful and willing to compromise and find options.”
Highly regarded partner Nazar Chernyavsky (Band 1 in Banking & Finance) has “a weight of experience in advising on various financing matters. He is also well versed in handling complex capital markets issues.” Sources commend him for “his strategic advice.”
The Guide also marks out partner Anton Korobeynikov for advising domestic and international banks as well as corporate clients on project finance matters, debt restructuring, and syndicated loans. “He can come up with answers really quickly and find solutions,” one source reports.
Partner Igor Lozenko is the third Sayenko Kharenko notable practitioner in the Banking & Finance category. He is “adept at handling debt capital markets work, particularly Eurobonds.” “He’s not just focused on being right all the time; he wants to find a solution that is acceptable to everyone,” one client reports.
Partner Olexander Droug moves up the rankings in the Dispute Resolution: International category thanks to “strong market feedback.” “Olexander is someone who wants to get to the bottom of a case. He takes the time to understand a client’s aims and is able to come up with strategies in dealing with disputes,” an interviewee comments.
Counsel Oleksiy Koltok enters the rankings in the Dispute Resolution: Domestic category on the back of “strong market feedback.” He regularly represents both domestic and international clients in proceedings in local courts. Clients praise him as someone who is “very effective in what he does,” highlighting his “methodical preparation.”