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Kseniya Elfimova

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Winston & Strawn

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International Arbitration


Kseniya Elfimova focuses her practice on international commercial and investment arbitrations, litigation, and dispute resolution She advises on English litigation relating to complex cross-border financial and shareholding structures, disputes on joint ventures and foreign investments, as well as large infrastructure projects, including oil and gas pipelines.

Kseniya covers a broad range of contentious matters, as well as general commercial matters. She has significant experience advising major banking and financial institutions, manufacturing and supply clients, as well as private clients in international litigation and arbitration. Kseniya has been involved in a broad range of matters, in particular involving allegations of gross breaches of commercial contracts, misuse of funds, misappropriation of assets, and shareholder disputes.


University of Cambridge, BA, 2004
University of Cambridge, MA, 2008
Oxford Institute of Legal Practice, PGDL, 2005

London: Dispute resolution

International arbitration

Within: International arbitration

Winston & Strawn London LLP's 'established team is first-rate in sometimes difficult circumstances'. A substantial part of the London's group includes the representation of clients in large-scale infrastructure disputes as well as cases involving traditional and renewable energy power, and transportation projects. The London team is led by Michael Stepek and Matthew Bate; Stepek led advice to Rolling Vista Ventures  in an arbitration proceeding under the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre arbitration rules, which arose out of a master investment and shareholder agreement. Ricardo Ugarte divides time between Chicago and London; and senior associate Daniel Meagher is 'a standout arbitration lawyer and a very strong operator'. Other key advisers are of counsel Kseniya Elfimova, who divides her time between London and Brussels, and associate Shayan Farhad.

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