Litigation Associate

Sayenko Kharenko has always been proud of being the first choice employer for talented individuals, who aspire for excellence and continuous improvement.

If you are a motivated and ambitious person, we encourage you to apply for an open position of: 

Litigation Associate

Job duties:

  • Representing clients in general and specialized courts of all levels (civil, commercial, administrative etc.) or before government agencies including before law enforcement agencies
  • Energy litigation, cutting-edge energy matters, including in the renewable energy and/or alternative energy
  • Represents clients in a wide variety of regulatory proceedings, corporate transactions, contract and commercial disputes, and administrative actions
  • Drafting various legal documents, briefs and opinions
  • Negotiating settlements
  • Advising clients concerning business transactions, liability claims, prospects of litigation
  • Collection of evidence in order to commence a lawsuits or prepare a defense

Key requirements:

  • Outstanding academic credentials from a top Ukrainian law University
  • LLM or similar degree from US or UK law University is an advantage
  • Military service
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience as energy litigation attorney in a law firm / in-house lawyer / public authorities
  • Experience in conducting and managing litigation confidently with limited supervision
  • Solid understanding and awareness of litigation procedures
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Strong analytical, legal writing and research skills
  • Fluency in English, Ukrainian and Russian is a must


  • Ability to grasp quickly and accurately new and complex concepts and areas of law
  • Ability to work under pressure and as part of a team
  • Ability to balance priorities and co-ordinate work effectively in order to meet deadlines and deal with high workloads
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proactive approach to work, initiative
  • Professional appearance and demeanor

We offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Corporate health insurance program
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Opportunity for professional and personal development

Should you be interested to join our professional and creative team please apply: