Elena Manachimova promoted to Senior Associate at DORDA

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Elena Manachimova (36) joined DORDA in 2011 and has long-standing experience in advising international clients in the fields of immigration and tax law as well as private foundations and cross-border succession planning. Now, Elena Manachimova, who completed full scale legal studies both in Austria and the Russian Federation, has been admitted to the Austrian Bar.

Vienna, 25 March 2020 – Elena Manachimova joined DORDA’s Immigration and Private Client Practice Group in 2011 and specialises in supporting Russian speaking High Net Worth Individuals in all legal issues related to establishing a domicile in Austria. Owing to her legal, linguistic and intercultural qualifications in two jurisdictions, she not only works on immigration related cases but also deals with complex corporate, real estate and tax matters.

Born and raised in the Russian Federation, Elena obtained her first law degree in Saransk in 2005 and subsequently worked as university assistant at the Law Academy of the Russian Ministry of Justice for two years. After her move to Austria, Elena completed full scale legal studies at the University of Vienna. During her studies, she gained practical experience in applying Austrian law as junior lawyer at a renowned business law firm.

“Elena Manachimova combines excellence in the legal field with precise communication and exceptional commitment. Our clients appreciate her ability to address even intricate legal questions in Russian, German and English in a clear and concise manner and to put her answers into perspective with the relevant concepts of the Russian legal system”, says partner Elmar Drabek, who heads the practice group together with Paul Doralt. “Her comprehensive knowledge of the Austrian and Russian legal systems make a significant contribution to the quality of our advice to international clients and has become a unique selling point of our practice group. Therefore, I am particularly pleased to welcome Elena as an attorney.”

In addition to her responsibilities as a lawyer, Elena Manachimova raises a six-year-old son and balances work with running, cross-country skiing and travelling.

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