Olena Sukmanova has joined Sayenko Kharenko as Partner and Head of Litigation.
Sukmanova specializes in dispute resolution and has over 20 years of experience in debt collection, land dispute resolution, and anti-raiding.
“We are pleased to welcome such a recognized expert to our team," said Sayenko Kharenko Partner Sergey Pogrebnoy. "Olena shares our values and ambitions. Her in-depth professional experience will contribute to the further structuring and strengthening of the practice. I have no doubt that her arrival at the firm will allow us to respond more effectively to the business tasks of our clients by offering solutions providing comprehensive business protection.”
Prior to joining Sayenko Kharenko, Sukmanova held positions in the legal departments of banks and industrial holding companies and spent two years as the Deputy and First Deputy Minister of Justice of Ukraine.
She received her LL.M. and Ph.D in Law from the Donetsk National University in Ukraine.