Sergey Silchenko

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Serhiy specializes in complex labor and tax disputes, works with economic and budget law, handles projects on alternative energy and energy services, and provides consultations on anti-corruption legislation and compliance.

During 20 years of practicing labor law Serhiy helped create a number of legal precedents regarding the dismissal of employees in companies with foreign investment for failure to comply with corporate rules and regulations, as the well as the application of fixed-term labor contracts.

Serhiy Silchenko is among TOP 5 leading Ukrainian lawyers in labor law according to Ukrainian Law Firms 2014-2017 and Client's Choice 2017 survey.

Starting 2015, Serhiy takes part in the creation of an energy service market in Ukraine; together with the experts of the Reanimation Package of Reforms, UNDP and Ministry for Regional Development, Building and Housing of Ukraine, he worked on bills aimed at creating a competitive electricity market, implementing the energy services mechanism, and establishing energy cooperatives and commercial accounting in the markets of energy resources and public utilities. In 2016-2017 Serhiy’s team was managing 5 out of the first 20 energy service projects in Ukraine.

Projects

Publications

Feb. 12, 2018
Sergey Silchenko
Sergey Silchenko
Dismissing Top Managers in Ukraine: Risks and Options

In 25 years of independence Ukraine has been unable to change labor legislation in any significant way.
The current Labor Code was adopted on 10 December 1971, with the adoption of a new one getting postponed time and again. So in the meantime labor law must advance one change at a time.

Jan. 31, 2018
Sergey Silchenko
Sergey Silchenko
Kateryna Zaslavska
Kateryna Zaslavska
«Проблемные» сотрудники: категории и последствия для бизнеса

В Сети удивительно много статей на тему увольнения сотрудников – глазами самих сотрудников. По результатам опроса rabota.ua за 2017 год, 60% украинцев приходилось увольняться из-за низкой зарплаты, а почти 50% – из-за отсутствия карьерного роста.

Jan. 25, 2018
Sergey Silchenko
Sergey Silchenko
How to properly formalize labor relations when working remotely

Do you have any questions about employment, wages, attestation, dismissal and discrimination at work? Do you believe that your employer is violating your rights? Or on the contrary, perhaps you’re wondering whether you are being honest with your company?