Elena is a very experienced associate who is both a qualified Russian Advocate and a Solicitor in England & Wales. Elena advises clients on all aspects of complex cross-border asset recovery, both in the English courts and Arbitral Tribunals. As well as working in England, Elena has significant experience of working as part of a cross-border team in jurisdictions such as Russia, Ukraine, Cyprus, the Channel Islands, BVI and Cayman.   

In addition to her cross-border asset recovery work, Elena assists clients to manage their international matrimonial and children disputes. In the course of this work, Elena has gained extensive experience in working with ultra-high-net-worth individuals to structure their assets in trusts and to mitigate their UK personal and corporate tax liability.

Elena is a native Russian and fluent English speaker. She also has basic reading skills in Ukrainian and French.


  1. Acting for trustees in bankruptcy and advising on post-Brexit implications of UK bankruptcy.
  2. Assisting with claims on behalf of insolvent banks. 
  3. Assisting in a complex unfair prejudice petition against a company and shareholders.
  4. Experienced in tax and trust structuring.
  5. Previous experience in personal and corporate UK, Russian and international tax.