Alina Plyushch specializes in private wealth management, corporate law, M&A, corporate finance and capital markets. She has extensive professional experience in advising clients on corporate restructuring, share and asset sales, joint ventures, private placement and capital markets transactions. Alina is a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales.

As one of the leading private wealth management specialists in Ukraine, Alina heads the firm’s private clients practice. Ms Plyushch has substantial experience advising clients on the most sophisticated private wealth management issues, including protection of the rights of beneficial owners of large Ukrainian and foreign business groups. She regularly advises on setting up trust structures, foundations, investment funds and segregated portfolio companies.

Before joining Sayenko Kharenko, Alina worked with Norton Rose (London office) and leading Ukrainian law firms.


  • Recognised among the leading lawyers in M&A by the Best Lawyers in Ukraine 2014-2022
  • Recognised among the notable practitioners in Private Clients, Corporate and M&A by Ukrainian Law Firms 2021
  • Listed among the world's best private client lawyers by Who's Who Legal: Private Client 2015-2020
  • Recognised among private client lawyers by The Legal 500, 2022
  • Recognised among the notable practitioners for private clients by Client's choice. Top 100 Best Lawyers of Ukraine – 2019, Yuridicheskaya Gazeta
  • Recognised among the notable practitioners in M&A by IFLR1000, 2022


  • Ukraine, attorney-at-law, admitted to the Kyiv Regional Bar since 2003
  • Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales


  • Graduate Diploma in Law and Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from ВРР Law School (London)
  • Law degree, summa cum laude, from the Academy of Advocacy of Ukraine

Professional membership and involvement

  • American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine
  • European Business Association
  • Ukrainian Bar Association
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