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DORDA Rechtsanwälte GmbH

Work Department

Immigration & Nationality




Elena Manachimova joined DORDA in 2011 and was admitted to the Austrian Bar in 2020. She is a member of our firm’s Immigration group. Due to her dual qualification in law as well as concerning language skills, she specialised in international legal issues early. Elena has vast experience in advising international and in particular Russian-speaking clients on migration, real estate, and tax matters.
Before joining DORDA, Elena worked as an assistant professor at the Law Academy of the Russian Ministry of Justice.


German, Russian, English


Austrian Bar Association


Elena studied law at the Mordovian State University in Saransk, Russia (Dipl-Jur 2005). In 2010, she also completed a degree in law at the University of Vienna.

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > Private client

Counting UHNW families and entrepreneurs among its clients, DORDA Rechtsanwälte GmbH is involved in tax structuring, estate planning, and litigation, all frequently with a cross-border angle. Immigration and residency issues as well as matrimonial law are further strong points of the team. Paul Doralt, who focuses on estate planning and tax structuring, leads the practice together with Elmar Drabek, who is specialised in relocation, immigration, and naturalisation issues. Senior associates Katharina Binder and Elena Manachimova provide additional support.