Sayenko Kharenko enjoys global reputation as a leading Ukrainian law firm with an internationally oriented full-service practice. Currently Sayenko Kharenko is one of the largest law firms in Ukraine. We specialize in complex cross-border and local matters and regularly handle the largest and most challenging transactions involving Ukraine.
Our reputation as Ukraine’s leading firm in antitrust, corporate law, GR, finance, international arbitration, international trade, labour law, litigation, M&A, restructuring, real estate, securities law and tax is confirmed by our foremost position in league tables, top rankings in the legal directories as well as international and local awards for our work.
The firm is top-ranked in multiple specialised practice areas, according to all international legal directories, including Chambers Global, IFLR1000 and The Legal 500.
In 2015, Sayenko Kharenko collected three most prestigious professional excellence awards, including Law Firm of the Year by:
- IFLR European Awards 2015;
- Chambers Europe Awards for Excellence 2015;
- Who’s Who Legal European Awards 2015.
Attracting the best people and investing into on-going staff training and development is our response to the growing demands of our clients for high quality legal services. We strive to be the employer of choice for talented legal professionals who are eager to develop their skills and are willing to become a part of a successful hard-working team. In return, we offer long term and rewarding career in an environment that promotes team as well as individual achievements.
Sayenko Kharenko is committed to equal opportunity in employment. When making hiring decisions, our Firm looks for the highest academic and non-academic achievement, demonstrated initiative, innovative approach, and commitment to excellence. For legal positions, having an LLM or a similar degree from a US or UK law school and admission to practice law in foreign jurisdictions are an advantage.
We welcome applications from qualified lawyers and professional support staff throughout the year. Our recruitment process is straightforward and usually involves a problem solving and English proficiency test followed by interviews with the HR Department and one of the partners. We do not use psychometric testing and we try to avoid form filling processes. Our interviews are informal and relaxed conversations intended to allow you to perform to the best of your ability and ask any questions.
Your employment benefits at a glance:
- Involvement in the country’s largest cross-border transactions;
- Corporate medical insurance;
- Intensive on-the-job training in close cooperation with senior attorneys;
- Competitive compensation;
- Annual bonus scheme linked to business results and individual performance;
- Work/life balance;
- Friendly working environment.