Sayenko Kharenko cel­e­brates new coun­sel and part­ner pro­mo­tions

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Volodymyr Yaremko

Sayenko Kharenko has ap­pointed Volodymyr Yaremko to coun­sel role as the firm con­tin­ues to fo­cus on strength­en­ing prac­tices and in­vest­ing in tal­ent from within the firm.

Volodymyr has 10 years of pro­fes­sional ex­pe­ri­ence and spe­cial­izes in pro­vid­ing le­gal sup­port in multi-ju­ris­dic­tional dis­putes in na­tional courts and in in­ter­na­tional com­mer­cial and in­vest­ment ar­bi­tra­tion. He has sub­stan­tial ex­per­tise ad­vis­ing clients on var­i­ous mat­ters in large-scale in­fra­struc­ture projects and rep­re­sent­ing clients in ar­bi­tra­tion pro­ceed­ings of var­i­ous ar­bi­tral in­sti­tu­tions. Volodymyr has sig­nif­i­cant ex­pe­ri­ence rep­re­sent­ing client in­ter­ests in cross­bor­der debt re­cov­ery pro­ceed­ings, in­clud­ing ob­tain­ing World­wide Freez­ing Or­ders at the High Court of Jus­tice in Lon­don and en­force­ment of for­eign court judg­ments and ar­bi­tral awards in Ukraine and abroad. In his new po­si­tion Volodymyr will con­tinue to fo­cus on two ar­eas at Sayenko Kharenko: in­ter­na­tional lit­i­ga­tion and ar­bi­tra­tion mat­ters, as well as lead­ing in­fra­struc­ture in­dus­try group within the firm.

He is rec­og­nized among Ukraine’s lead­ing lawyers in ar­bi­tra­tion and me­di­a­tion by Best Lawyers In­ter­na­tional 2019 and is rec­om­mended among the world’s lead­ing lit­i­ga­tion lawyers by Who's Who Le­gal Lit­i­ga­tion: Lawyers 2017. Volodymyr is also a mem­ber of the Board of the Ukrainian Ar­bi­tra­tion As­so­ci­a­tion and the Trans­port Law Com­mit­tee of the Ukrainian Bar As­so­ci­a­tion. He is a mem­ber of the In­ter­na­tional Bar As­so­ci­a­tion and a Fel­low of the Char­tered In­sti­tute of Ar­bi­tra­tors.

Part­ner Tatyana Sli­pachuk com­ments: “I would like to of­fer huge con­grat­u­la­tions to Volodymyr on mov­ing up to the next level in his im­pres­sive ca­reer. He is an ex­pe­ri­enced and com­mer­cially-minded lawyer with a thor­ough un­der­stand­ing of client needs to­gether with an ap­pre­ci­a­tion for the prac­ti­cal­i­ties of busi­ness and in­dus­try. This will make him a valu­able ad­di­tion to our lead­er­ship team.”

Sergiy Smirnov

Sayenko Kharenko is pleased to an­nounce the pro­mo­tion of Sergiy Smirnov to the firm’s part­ner­ship ef­fec­tive from 2 July 2018.

Sergiy be­comes a part­ner af­ter head­ing up the firm’s white col­lar crim­i­nal de­fence prac­tice as a coun­sel since 2016. His prac­tice spans all as­pects of do­mes­tic cor­po­rate, fraud and busi­ness crime, in­ter­nal in­ves­ti­ga­tions and lit­i­ga­tion mat­ters. He boasts ex­ten­sive ex­pe­ri­ence rep­re­sent­ing clients from var­i­ous in­dus­tries in­clud­ing agri­cul­ture, bank­ing, real es­tate and con­struc­tion, in­sur­ance, and other ar­eas at all stages of crim­i­nal and lit­i­ga­tion pro­ceed­ings. Sergiy brings more than 15 years of sub­stan­tial trial ex­pe­ri­ence in over 1000 com­plex cases with mul­ti­ple claims and par­ties from dif­fer­ent ju­ris­dic­tions. The to­tal cost of as­sets in crim­i­nal pro­ceed­ings led by Sergiy ex­ceeds USD 3 bil­lion.

Mr Smirnov has more than 15 year of pro­fes­sional ex­pe­ri­ence and is ad­mit­ted to the bar since 2008. He is a Board Mem­ber of the Crim­i­nal Law & Pro­ce­dure Com­mit­tee of the Ukrainian Bar As­so­ci­a­tion and a Mem­ber of the As­so­ci­a­tion of Cer­ti­fied Fraud Ex­am­in­ers, the Eu­ro­pean Crim­i­nal Bar As­so­ci­a­tion, the Eu­ro­pean Fraud and Com­pli­ance Lawyers and the Amer­i­can So­ci­ety for In­dus­trial Se­cu­rity and a Mem­ber of the Foren­sic Com­mit­tee of As­so­ci­a­tion of Cor­po­rate Se­cu­rity Pro­fes­sion­als. Ukrainian Law Firms has named Sergiy among Ukraine’s no­table crim­i­nal law prac­ti­tion­ers.

"Our strate­gic am­bi­tion is to build a mar­ket lead­ing white col­lar crim­i­nal de­fence prac­tice meet­ing the high­est in­ter­na­tional stan­dards,” said part­ner Vladimir Sayenko. “Sergiy's pro­mo­tion is yet an­other sig­nif­i­cant step in the growth of this prac­tice. With his ex­pe­ri­ence, tal­ent, lead­er­ship, loy­alty and com­mit­ment to the high­est eth­i­cal and pro­fes­sional stan­dards, Sergiy brings value to our clients and is a tremen­dous as­set to the firm. I am happy to con­grat­u­late Sergiy on this well-de­served mile­stone in his ca­reer."

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