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

Aug. 7, 2019
Sergey Silchenko
Sergey Silchenko
What employment contracts can make your business more successful

Lately the State Fiscal Service has been persistently monitoring the hiring circumstances of employees at enterprises of various industries.Thus, in January-June 2019, 42.7% of audited business entities were found guilty of violations in the payment of salaries and other remuneration.

Aug. 6, 2019
Sergey Silchenko
Sergey Silchenko
Kateryna Zaslavska
Kateryna Zaslavska
HR crisis: how to make employees more efficient

“Employees are inefficient”, “they misunderstand their tasks”, “we’re not getting desired results” - this is heard increasingly often from CEO’s and other executives. Management, as usual, blames the staff, calling them low-skilled, infantile, passive whet it comes to decision-making as well as other unflattering epithets.

July 18, 2019
Sergey Silchenko
Sergey Silchenko
Strengthening control over the employer. Predictiont from Sergey Silchenko

Instead of promoting legal use of hired labor in Ukraine and adopting a new Labor Code, the state only tightened control. This is one of the key trends in this area in 2018.