Sayenko Kharenko, in spite of difficult times, is continuing its long-run development strategy and continues to strengthen its international legal team consisting of US, UK and EU qualified lawyers. 

Peter Teluk, in joining the firm as a partner, as one of the most experienced international lawyers in Ukraine, confirms the well-deserved reputation of Sayenko Kharenko as a leading Ukrainian law firm working according to the highest standards in collaboration with reputable international firms.

Peter is a renowned, extremely skilled international practitioner with particular expertise in corporate, M&A, finance, government affairs and international arbitration. His 25 years of experience include senior and executive managerial roles with some of the largest international law firms and multinational corporations, including Philip Morris International, Squire Patton Boggs, Baker McKenzie and Covington & Burlington.

Prior to joining Sayenko Kharenko, Peter acted as a senior advisor on investment, privatization and governance to the Minister of Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine and served as the managing partner of Squire Patton Boggs’s Kyiv office.

"During recent years, we have clearly demonstrated our commitment to a long-term investment in our stellar team that can cope well with the rapidly changing world," said Sayenko Kharenko partner, Vladimir Sayenko.

“Peter is a timely addition who will strengthen the leadership in the law practice. He will boost our efforts as we support our clients facing the challenges of the global economic downturn and legal framework continuously altered due the pandemic. Peter has the right combination of a strong commercial sense and business acumen, as well as broad legal and management experience, stated Sayenko.”

Peter Teluk stated, "I am excited to join one of the premier law practices in Ukraine – grounded in providing top quality, ethical, commercially oriented legal services. Sayenko Kharenko is a dynamic firm focused on providing commercial solutions to its clients. I look forward to bringing my broad experience representing international and Ukrainian clients to Sayenko Kharenko and to assisting in its continued growth.”

USUBC NOTE: Sayenko Kharenko is a long-time member of U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC) Peter Teluk is a member of USUBC Executive Committee.

About Sayenko Kharenko:

Sayenko Kharenko enjoys a global reputation as a leading Ukrainian law firm with an internationally oriented full-service practice. Founded in 2004, currently Sayenko Kharenko is one of the two largest Ukrainian law firms. The firm works on the largest and most sophisticated transactions and disputes representing the leading international and local companies. It has provided legal services to over 1,800 clients from more than 60 countries around the globe.

15 years of leadership in law

Sayenko Kharenko has received every international professional excellence award, including, Law firm of the Year by The Lawyer European Awards; Most Innovative Law Firm for Ukraine by IFLR European Awards, Law Firm of the Year by Chambers Europe Awards, Law Firm of the Year: Ukraine by Who’s Who Legal, and has been recognised as one of the European most innovative law firms according to FT Innovative Lawyers Report by the Financial Times.

NOTE: You can find additional information about the firm’s areas of specialization and experience on their website