Lana Sinichkina

Partner, Attorney-at-law
About lawyer

Head of Life Sciences & Healthcare, Food & Beverage,  Antitrust & Competition, Public Procurement, as well as Co-Head of Anti-Corruption Compliance and Business Ethics practices at Arzinger. Lana is a recognized international expert and an experienced manager. She leads a big team of lawyers that provides legal support to top-tier international and domestic companies. 

  • Experience

    Lana’s work experience in legal business is over 17 years. Prior to joining Arzinger, she was employed at JurService Consulting Company. She also worked at the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine. Lana headed the foreign trade and litigation support department at Nemiroff and was Managing Partner at Lukowisc Swierzewskiy & Partners (Ukrainian Office). She also headed the legal department at GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ukraine and GlaxoSmithKline Consumers Healthcare Ukraine.

  • Education

    Kyiv Institute of International Relations at Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University, Master of International Private Law

  • Public activity

    • Drafting amendments and amending the anti-corruption legislation of Ukraine to bring it into line with European standards;
    • Reforming the legal field for life sciences and healthcare in Ukraine, in particular, reforms in the state procurement of medicinal products and medical devices; development and implementation of the concept for simplified registration of medicinal products in Ukraine to eliminate corruption risks and administrative burden;
    • Drafting amendments and reforming the food industry legislation, in particular, on abolishing the price regulation for socially significant products, reforming the legislation on waste management and control over food quality and safety, approximating the legislation to European standards and requirements of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU;
    • Reforming the antitrust and competition legislation, including the formation of approaches to the calculation of fines for violations of competition legislation, legislative reforms to eliminate corruption risks and introduce the principles of transparent functioning for the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine and its interaction with business operators.
  • Recognition & Awards

    • Chambers Europe 2020-2022: recommends Lana in Competition/Antitrust.
    • The Legal 500 EMEA 2020 recognizes Lana among the best lawyers in Competition.

    • Best Lawyers 2015-2022: Lana was highly rated in Life Sciences & Healthcare, Regulatory, Antitrust and Competition as well as in Litigation and Product Liability Disputes.


      Who's Who Legal 2019-2020:  Lana is recommended as one of the best specialists in Life Sciences – Regulatory and Government Contracts.

    • Client Choice Awards 2019-2020 recognizes Lana among the best lawyers in Life Sciences & Healthcare.

      Who's Who Legal 2015-2018:  Lana is recommended as one of the best specialists in Life Sciences & Healthcare, State Contracts and Court Representation in Product Quality Liability Disputes.


    • Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients 2013-2020 mentions Lana among the leading Life Sciences & Healthcare lawyers and notable antitrust practitioners.


    • Client Choice Awards 2018 recognizes Lana among the best lawyers in Antitrust and Life Sciences & Healthcare.

  • Membership in organizations

    • The National Reforms Council 
    • Executive Committee of the Ukrainian Network of Integrity and Compliance (UNIC)
    • Public Council at the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine
    • Ukrainian Bar Association
    • Food Industry Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine (ACC) 
    • Healthcare Committee (ACC)
    • Healthcare and Food & Beverage Committees of the European Business Association (EBA)
    • Association for Resistance to Unfair Competition
    • Working groups (WGs) at state authorities (such as the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, the State Expert Center under the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine, the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine)
    • European Regional Forum of the International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Languages

    English, Russian, Ukrainian, Italian, German,