General info

Sergiy Protyven has considerable experience of representing clients in complex litigation, bankruptcy and enforcement proceedings. During his work at a number of the leading banks he developed particular deep-level sector knowledge that enables him to provide clients from Ukraine’s banking sector with advice that goes beyond just legal. He also is well versed in advising clients from real estate, mining & metals and other industries.

He regularly handles corporate, banking, debt collection disputes, and real estate disputes. He is deep level expertise includes protection of foreign investor’s rights, disputes with public authorities, and defending business against unlawful raiding. Sergiy advises and represents national and international clients at all stages of court proceedings in Ukraine as well as in dispute settlement cases.

Prior to joining Sayenko Kharenko, Sergiy worked at the legal departments of the leading Ukrainian and international banks: Crédit Agricole Bank, FUIB, Renaissance Capital, UkrSibbank, Universal Bank.


Professional membership and involvement

Ukrainian Bar Association

American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine

European Business Association

Ukrainian Advocates' Association, Сo-Chair of the Сommercial Law and Procedure Committee



Ukraine, attorney-at-law, admitted to the Poltava Regional Bar Association since 2019



Degree in law, Ukrainian Academy of Banking of the National Bank of Ukraine

Media & Insight Sergiy Protyven

22 October 2021


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


Sayenko Kharenko provided legal support for PGNiG on acquisition of shares in a Ukrainian company
12 August 2021


Sayenko Kharenko has successfully defended the interests of the JTI group of companies
09 June 2020


Trade union reality: who and how do employers’ associations protect now? (In Russian)
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