Elena joins DWF from Linklaters in London. She specialises in development and financing of energy projects and is also experienced in various aspects of construction and real estate law. At DWF, Elena will support the energy, construction and infrastructure practice in Doha.
Elena has been practising law in the UK and Russia for the past 10 years. She is a member of the New York Bar Association and is in progress to become a solicitor of England and Wales.
Commenting on the appointment, Kirk Durrant, Managing Partner, DWF Qatar said: "I am pleased to welcome Elena as we continue to expand our Qatari business. We look forward to bringing her formidable experience to bear fruit for clients across energy, construction and infrastructure. Elena will make an excellent addition to our team."
Elena said: "Qatar is going through a construction boom ahead of the World Cup in 2022. As such, it's an exciting time to be working for DWF in the Qatari capital. I am keen to utilise my experience in construction and project finance to help clients navigate through the ever changing business and physical landscape of Doha."