Anzhela Makhinova is a counsel at Sayenko Kharenko with a particular focus on international trade. Anzhela has extensive experience in advising clients on all aspects of international trade including cross-border trade transactions and contracts, trade financing, agency and distribution, franchising, consumers’ rights protection and customs issues. Ms Makhinova has market-leading experience in advising local and global companies on the application of WTO rules and FTAs in Ukraine.
Ms Makhinova also specializes in trade defense remedies (anti-dumping, anti-subsidy, safeguards) representing both exporters and domestic industry in Ukraine and abroad.
Anzhela is a country expert of the International Distribution Institute (IDI) on franchising in Ukraine. Most recently, she has been also elected as Co-Chair of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine working group on international trade.
Ms Makhinova is exclusively ranked in International Trade for Ukraine by Client Choice Awards 2017; recognized among notable practitioners in International Trade by Ukrainian Law Firms 2016; and named among the world's leading experts in franchising and international trade by Who's Who: Franchise and Who's Who: Trade & Customs respectively.
Master’s degree from the National University of "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy".