Former Squire Patton Boggs Managing Partner Peter Teluk Joins Sayenko Kharenko in Ukraine

Former Squire Patton Boggs Managing Partner Peter Teluk Joins Sayenko Kharenko in Ukraine

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Peter Teluk, the former Managing Partner of Squire Patton Boggs' Kyiv office, has joined Sayenko Kharenko.

Sayenko Kharenko describes Teluk as "a renowned, extremely skilled international practitioner with particular expertise in corporate, M&A, finance, government affairs, and international arbitration." According to the firm, "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." He spent the last year as Senior Advisor on Investment, Privatization and Governance to the Minister of Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine.

“Over 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 Partner Vladimir Sayenko. “Peter is a timely addition who will strengthen the practice leadership. 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.”

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