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 2014-2018 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

July 9, 2018
Sergey Silchenko
Sergey Silchenko
Kateryna Zaslavska
Kateryna Zaslavska
Problem staff – how to part ways in time and with no fallout

The web is surprisingly full of articles about employees quitting their jobs which are usually written by those employees themselves. For instance, according to a survey done by Rabota.ua in 2017, 60% of Ukrainians were quitting because of low wages, and 50 % - due to nonexistent career prospects.

April 23, 2018
Sergey Silchenko
Sergey Silchenko
Kateryna Zaslavska
Kateryna Zaslavska
How to help a "burned out" employee: legal aspects

Part of ongoing series of articles from ILF experts on dealing with "difficult" employees. This time the authors, sharing comments on important legal aspects, help figure out what to do when your employee is "burned out" for some reason.

April 10, 2018
Sergey Silchenko
Sergey Silchenko
Kateryna Zaslavska
Kateryna Zaslavska
“Anarchists” on the team: how to deal with violators of corporate rules

Remember the movie 300? Specifically the scene where the protagonist kicks an enemy into a pit with a wild howl of “This Sparta!” and then leads a small but competent team to do battle against an army of many thousands?