General info

Sergey Pogrebnoy has been deeply engaged in corporate security issues for almost 30 years. He has extensive expertise in developing and implementing corporate security systems, conducting internal investigations into allegations of corporate fraud and defending clients interests in corporate conflicts.

Mr Pogrebnoy has gained considerable experience advising clients on the most critical aspects of their business, from investigatory and enforcement actions initiated against them to defence in criminal proceedings.

Mr Pogrebnoy’s experience includes advising clients in complex litigations and multi-million dollar investment projects, as well as projects in corporate law and business management, infrastructure and construction. He also successfully resolves conflicts in competition wars, effectively manages collection of multi-billion corporate debts and traces assets in various jurisdictions.


Recognised among notable practitioners for Litigation by Ukrainian Law Firms 2021

Recognised among leading lawyers in Corporate Law, Criminal Defence, Litigation and Real Estate by Best Lawyers in Ukraine 2022

Recommended for Dispute Resolution: White-Collar Crime by Chambers Europe 2020

Recognised among leading lawyers in Dispute Resolution by The Legal 500, 2023

Named among Top 100 best lawyers of Ukraine and recognized among notable practitioners for White Collar Crime and Corporate Security by Client's choice. Top 100 Best Lawyers of Ukraine – 2019, Yuridicheskaya Gazeta

Named Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year in Ukraine by Benchmark Litigation Europe Awards 2020


Professional membership and involvement

Association of Corporate Security Professionals of Ukraine, Chairman of the Board of Trustees

Ukrainian Chapter of American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS International)

Ukrainian Bar Association

American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine

European Business Association

Alliance for Investment Solutions, Board member

Non-governmental platform "Safe Ukraine 2030"

"Breathe" Charity Fund, Co-Founder






LL.M. from Yaroslav the Wise National Law University

Lomonosov Naval College

Media & Insight Sergey Pogrebnoy

01 December 2022


Sayenko Kharenko becomes the European litigation team of the year by The Lawyer European Awards 2022
22 October 2021


Sayenko Kharenko has defended Auchan in the Supreme Court case against the Asset Recovery and Management Agency
13 October 2021


Sayenko Kharenko top-ranked in Ukraine for Dispute Resolution by Benchmark Litigation Europe 2022
22 April 2021


How Ukrainian business prepares for war
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