Former Senior Legal Counsel at DTEK Wind Power LLC Maryna Hritsyshyna has joined Sayenko Kharenko in Kyiv.
Hritsyshyna joins Sayenko Kharenko as Counsel after spending almost seven years at Wind Power LLC, a sub-holding of DTEK Renewables. She specializes in renewables projects, the energy market, and dispute resolution in the energy sector. According to Sayenko Kharenko, "being responsible for the legal support of complex projects in the renewable energy sector, she has accumulated extensive experience of drafting and negotiating a wide range of agreements, including wind turbine supply and installation agreements, turnkey agreements (including, EPC under FIDIC forms), service agreements, and re-negotiation of existing contracts. Her expertise also covers all legal issues related to the construction of renewable energy projects, as well as regulatory issues relating to the grid connection, off-take contracts and tariffs."
According to the firm, before joining Sayenko Kharenko, Hritsyshyna was "responsible for the legal support of the following projects: Botievo Wind Farm with a capacity of 200 MW in the Zaporizhia region [of Ukraine]; Tryfanovskaya Solar Farm with a capacity of 9,99 MW in the Kherson region; Primorskaya Wind Farm with a capacity of 200 MW in the Zaporizhia region; Orlovka Wind Farm with a capacity of 100 MW in the Zaporizhia region."
“I am very excited that Maryna decided to step up her career as part of our energy team," said Sayenko Kharenko Partner Nazar Chernyavsky said. "With her wide-ranging experience in the energy sector, she will strengthen our existing capabilities in the energy sector, and we would be able to handle all types of work there ranging from greenfield projects and respective financing up to settling disputes with the regulator and guiding clients through the pitfalls of ongoing energy reform in Ukraine.”