General info

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, 2021, Chambers 2021

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, 2021


Professional membership and involvement

American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine

European Business Association

Ukrainian Bar Association



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

Media & Insight Alina Plyushch

23 February 2023


Ukraine is set to impose sectoral sanctions against the russian financial sector
02 February 2023


EBA Business Security & Protection Committee Meeting: “Sanctions restrictions in Ukraine and peculiarities of their application”
27 October 2022


Ukraine imposes a new set of individual anti-Russian sanctions
10 October 2022


Sayenko Kharenko advises Intellias on the acquisition of Digitally Inspired
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