Head of Corporate Practice

Tel.: +7 (499) 490-47-42

Areas of expertise:
• Corporate law;
• Judicial-arbitration practice;
• M&A;
• Corporate law;
• Tax law.

In 2007, Elena Tovkan graduated with honors from the Law Faculty of the Pacific National University (ToGU, Khabarovsk).

In 2014, underwent further training at MGIMO under the program: "Activities of the European Court of Human Rights and the Execution of its Judgments".

In 2015, underwent advanced training at the Law Institute "M-Logos" under the program: "Lawsuits leading: tactics, strategy, evidence, rhetoric and process."

2015 - 2016 took courses at MV Lomonosov Moscow State University under the program "Corporate Law: Current Issues of Legislation and Enforcement".

In the VI convocation of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, Elena Tovkan held the post of the deputy assistant of the State Duma of the Russian Federation.

Elena Tovkan has extensive experience in legal support of companies in various industries (transport, construction, manufacturing, advocacy), including:
• support of registration, reorganization and liquidation of companies, initial and additional issue of shares, repurchase of shares;
• conducting a comprehensive legal due diligence;
• legal support for companies activities;
• support of transactions of purchase and sale of shares, stocks of a companies, options, irrevocable offers and security transactions: collateral, sureties, guarantees, escrow contracts, etc
• resolution of corporate conflicts between participants, shareholders of the company;
• assistance in restoring corporate control;
• contesting decisions of the management bodies of the company;
• representation of the interests of the Principal in arbitration courts and courts of general jurisdiction of all instances

Being the head of M&A Practice at the Law Office "Zashchita" Elena Tovkan has taken part in at least 800 court hearings so far. And helped to recover more than 2 billion rubles from Debtors

Legal experience is 13 years.

+7 (499) 490-47-42

117418, Moscow, st. Novocheremushkinskaya, 69