Oleksandra Sasina (Pavlenko)
Oleksandra Sasina (Pavlenko)
Attorney at law
Managing Partner
GR, judicial protection, PPP

Contact details

The founder of the legal company – Pavlenko Legal Group, well-known lawyer and specialist in government relations. 29 position in the ranking “Most influential women of Ukraine” (according to the magazine “Focus”).

First Deputy Minister of health of Ukraine (2014 – 2016).

The legal adviser to the Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine in economic issues (2010 – 2012).

According to the magazine “Forbes Woman” in 2012, she entered the top five famous women – lawyers of Ukraine and the twenty best TOP-managers of Ukrainian law firms.

According to the results of the 2015 year she is included in the list “100 most influential women of Ukraine” .

Board member of UAA, Member of the American chamber of Commerce (ACC), Member of the American chamber of Commerce (ACC), Ukrainian bar Association, European business Association (EBA) and the Association of «Aspen – Ukraine».

She lectures on issues of legislative work, promoting legislative initiatives in the Government, the construction of legal protection in the electoral processes and legal support of politicians.

Education

  • Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, master of law
  • Ukrainian Institute of stock market development, financial expert
  • University of Washington, program course “Lobbying and advocacy in the countries of the European Union (Brussels)
  • Member of the Council of Europe program “Ukrainian school of political studios” (Strasbourg)
  • The program of responsible leadership “Aspen – Ukraine “
  • Member of the program CAP School (Civil and political school)
  • Certificate entitling to engage in advocacy No. 3031/10

Experience

In the leadership of the Ministry of health of Ukraine (2014-2016) Oleksandra Pavlenko curated regulatory work for the sectors of pharmaceuticals, medical services, market of medical products, etc.

She headed direction associated with the management of the state corporate rights in health sector, developed the area  of public – private partnership in medicine, and also provided communication with the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine,  The Administration of President of Ukraine, law enforcement agencies, the public and other authorities.

Communicated with the relevant markets regarding the establishment of a new regulation in the framework of GR – projects.

As a lawyer she has been practicing in the field of law since 2000, accompanying business in the resonant litigation, working with politicians and well-known businessmen. Passed the way from legal assistant to partner of the company in the leading legal brands.

She has been implementing projects in the field of government relations since 2005.

She founded her own law firm Pavlenko Legal Group in 2008 (till 2014 –”Pavlenko and Poberezhnyuk” Legal Group).

In parallel with the GR practice, known as a specialist in the field of judicial protection of business, corporate conflicts, political advocacy and projects with a state component.

In 2009 – 2010 year – held the position of authorised representative in the Central election Commission (CEC) of the candidate in Presidents of Ukraine. In 2012, was the authorized representative of the CEC of a political party.

Also among the well-known and the resonance projects, which were led by Oleksandra Pavlenko – judicial protection of the Russian airline company “Siberia” in conflict with the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, about the defeat of the air-vessel a Ukrainian missile on 4 October 2001; protection of assets of the open joint stock company “Nikopol Ferroalloy plant” in the process of “re-privatization”; consulting and legal support of the President of Ukraine at the signing of international agreements etc. In different years represented interests of the Ukrainian politicians in courts.

Developed strategies for protecting companies against hostile acquisitions and takeovers (protection from “raider attacks”), and also took part in the review of significant claims against public authorities. Many of the court cases became the basis for judicial practices of various areas.

2013, 2012 – was marked by the annual edition of Ukrainian Law Firms A Handbook for Foreign Clients (publishing house “Legal Practice”), as a well-known and active Ukrainian court lawyer;

2016 – was recommended by the legal guide Legal Experts EMEA as a recognized Ukrainian specialist in disputes resolutions.

Practice

Government relations, judicial protection, public-private partnership, corporate, election law, political advocacy.