Vitaliy Odzhykovskyy


Vitalii Odzhykovskyi has vast experience across a range of international and domestic tax issues, tax litigation, customs law and currency regulation. Vitalii has a solid record of expertise advising multinationals and local companies at all stages of tax controversies during both out-of-court and court proceedings, including with the tax, customs and other state authorities.

He offers expert advice to taxpayers in the process of tax audits and consideration of complaints and objections of taxpayers by the tax authorities. His specific areas of experience include sectors such as agricultural and FMCG.

Before joining Sayenko Kharenko, Vitalii worked at the Ukrainian office of the leading international law firms.


  • Recognised among the leading lawyers in Tax by Best Lawyers in Ukraine 2022
  • Recognised No.1 in Tax Litigation by Ukrainian Law Firms 2021
  • Highly regarded in Tax by World Tax 2022, International Tax Review
  • Highly regarded in Tax Controversy Leaders Guide 2020, International Tax Review
  • Recommended in Tax by The Legal 500, 2021, Chambers Europe 2022
  • Lawyer of the year in tax disputes according to the Legal Awards 2021 by Yuridicheskaya Practika


  • Ukraine, attorney-at-law, admitted to the Kyiv Regional Bar Association since 2015


  • LL. M. from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
  • LL. B. from the National University of "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy"

Professional membership and involvement

  • American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine, Co-Chair of the Legal Committee
  • Ukrainian Bar Association, Board Member of the Tax and Customs Law Committee
  • European Business Association
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