27 February 2024, 17:06

Olga Volozhbyt has joined Sayenko Kharenko’s team as a partner

Sayenko Kharenko

Sayenko Kharenko is pleased to announce that Olga Vorozhbyt has joined the firm as a partner and will boost our capacity to handle cross-border disputes and large-scale investigations, including the ones related to FCPA rules. Olga will also advise clients on compliance and sanctions issues.

Olga Vorozhbyt has 25 years of experience in Ukrainian law, and her clientele includes companies across various sectors, including aviation and aerospace, advisory services, agriculture, banking and financial services, construction, manufacturing, shipbuilding, and telecom.

Olga Vorozhbyt’s professionalism has been recognised many times by various international rankings. Among other significant awards, Olga has been spotlighted as a leading lawyer in Dispute Resolution by Chambers Global 2023 and Chambers Europe 2023. She has been recognised as a Leading Individual in Dispute Resolution and White-Collar Crime practices by Legal 500 EMEA 2022 and named among the leading lawyers in the field of litigation by The Best Lawyers 2022.

Ms Vorozhbyt has been recognised as one of the Top 100 Women in Investigations, showcasing her exceptional expertise and contributions to international legal investigations.

Olga is heading the Ethics Commission, which is considering ethical violations of the members of the Ukrainian Bar Association, the largest association of lawyers in Ukraine. 

Before joining Sayenko Kharenko, Olga Vorozhbyt worked at leading international law firms. 

“Lately, we have seen a much higher demand from large international clients and major Ukrainian businesses for various contentious matters and ensuring compliance of their operations with the fast-changing legal landscape in Ukraine and globally. Olga is a perfect fit for providing this advice to clients in light of her decades of experience with international law firms and acting as a litigator and criminal defence attorney. Her arrival is very timely under the circumstances and will further strengthen our team’s capacity to provide the highest quality legal support to clients when they need it most,” said Nazar Chernyavsky, partner at Sayenko Kharenko.

Olga Vorozhbyt said, “I am thrilled to join Sayenko Kharenko, a firm renowned for its unwavering commitment to excellence in the legal profession. Our joint dedication to realising my potential and bringing innovative ideas to life aligns seamlessly with my new role. I am profoundly grateful for the opportunity to contribute to such a distinguished team. My ethos of integrity and diligence resonates deeply with the firm’s reputation for upholding the highest ethical standards. Therefore, I am confident that our shared values will support our mutual success and further enhance Sayenko Kharenko’s market leadership.”


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