Sayenko Kharenko

Address: 10 Muzeyny Provulok,
Kyiv, 01001, Ukraine
Tel.: +380 44 499 6000, 389 5000

Sayenko Kharenko has been advising clients regularly on a variety of private wealth management projects over the last few years. The firm’s team has provided legal support involving paintings and other works of art, wine collections, jewellery, elite horses, private jets, yachts, football clubs, classic cars and property abroad.

Sayenko Kharenko’s team advises clients on all issues related to private wealth management, including:

— Developing efficient personal holding structures;

— Creating trusts, foundations and family offices;

— Drafting trust deeds, declarations of trusts and letters of wishes;

— Tax efficient investment structuring, including foreign investments for Ukrainian residents;

— Personal wealth succession planning;

— Obtaining foreign tax residency status, residence permits and citizenship;

— Acquisition and registration of foreign property;

— Disclosure of information on beneficiaries in foreign jurisdictions;

— Opening of foreign bank accounts;

— Assisting Ukrainian beneficiaries with the KYC requirements of foreign banks and corporate service providers;

— Acquisition, registration and insurance of private jets, helicopters, yachts, luxury and classic cars;

— Registration, insurance and protection of paintings and other works of art, wine collections; jewellery, icons, antiquarian values and other valuable collectibles (coins, stamps and more);

— Ownership of elite horses for dressage and show jumping, purebred dogs and other high value and/or rare animals;

— Registration of ownership of football and other sports clubs and teams;

— Tax issues, currency control regulations and other aspects arising in connection with private capital structuring.

Sayenko Kharenko’s strong reputation in private wealth management is recognized by the independent review Who’s Who Legal: Private Client 2017, which recommends practice head Alina Plyushch among the world’s best private client lawyers.