Sergey Denisenko is the partner of Aequo’s antitrust and competition law practices from January 2020. In a new role, Sergey will continue to develop antitrust practice and lead one of the biggest teams involved in the most complicated projects in the market.

Sergey has 15 years of hands-on experience in antitrust and competition. The main aspects of work include merger clearance and concerted actions, protection against unfair trade practices and competition compliance. Sergey regularly represents clients in abuse of dominance and concerted actions investigations conducted by the regulator.

Denis Lysenko, Aequo’s managing partner, comments: "I’m delighted that Sergey’s longstanding professional and managerial successes resulted in his well-deserved promotion to partner! I’m convinced that this strategic decision will lead to new perspectives for our antitrust practice in the context of client care perfection, further personal and professional team success and realization of new ambitious projects".

Sergey Denisenko stated, "I’m really happy that my efforts in Aequo’s antitrust and competition practice development have been highly appreciated by the clients and partners of the firm, and my 15 years of career path resulted in desired and logical continuation. My partnership is the achievement of entire team, and our hard and inspiring work, in which we are always one step ahead".

Sergey Denisenko joined Aequo at the time of the company’s incorporation. During that period, he consulted a number of leading international and local companies such as Apax Partners, Apollo Global Management, Arcelor Mittal, Berlin-Chemie AG, British American Tobacco (Ukraine), Danone, Dragon Capital, Google, Koninklijke Bunge BV, NCH Advisors Inc., Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Posco Daewoo, Sandoz, Tetra Laval and many more.

Sergey is highly recommended as the leading expert in antitrust and competition by reputable international and local legal rankings such as Chambers Europe 2017-2019, Top 100, Best Lawyers in Ukraine. The Сlient’s Сhoice 2017. Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients 2019 listed Sergey among Top 5 antitrust and competition leading experts in Ukraine. Moreover, Sergey was named the Lawyer of the year in antitrust and competition according to Best Lawyers 2020.

Sergey received master’s degree in International Law at the Institute of International Relations, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, and postgraduate diploma in EU Competition Law at King’s College London.