Dmytro Korbut focuses on the largest M&A, corporate restructuring, real estate and tax matters. He has vast experience in advising on the country’s largest cross-border transactions and foreign investment projects

Mr Korbut regularly advises clients on a wide variety of M&A aspects related to acquisitions of Ukrainian businesses and establishment of joint ventures with portfolio and strategic foreign investors including corporate and tax restructuring of the businesses; pre-IPO restructurings of Ukrainian companies; tax planning for foreign investors' operations in Ukraine; tax planning and corporate structuring in the course of implementation of projects for the construction of commercial, recreational and industrial facilities throughout Ukraine; etc.

Prior to joining Sayenko Kharenko, Mr Korbut ran the Kyiv office of a large Cyprus-based law firm, served as the Head of Legal Department of a major Ukrainian development company, worked for leading international and independent Ukrainian law firms.


  • Recognized among best lawyers for Commercial, corporate and M&A by The Legal 500, 2021
  • Named among leading M&A and Tax lawyers by Best Lawyers in Ukraine 2022
  • Recommended in Tax for Ukraine by Chambers Europe 2018 and Ukrainian Law Firms 2018
  • Recognized among notable practitioners in M&A by IFLR1000, 2022


  • LL.M. from the University of Nottingham Law School
  • LL.B. from the Institute of Law, Vadym Hetman Kyiv National Economic University

Professional membership and involvement

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