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Elena Neidhart, Associate

Elena Neidhart

Associate

Attorney at Law

Languages

English, French, Russian, Ukrainian

Practice areas

  • Commercial and IT
  • International arbitration
  • International trade
  • Litigation and dispute management
  • Sport

Practice notes

Elena Neidhart joined Eversheds in 2016 and specialises in contract law, litigation, international trade, international commercial arbitration, and sports law

Before joining Eversheds, Elena worked as a legal analyst for the two law firms Winston & Strawn LLP and Sidley Austin LLP which mainly specialise in international arbitration (2007-2014). Since 2013, she simultaneously has been working at the Department of International Private Law of the University of Geneva where she supervises the work of the Geneva Willem C.Vis Commercial Arbitration Moot team. Prior to this, she worked as a project coordinator at Europolis Real Estate Asset Management GmbH (Vienna), company primarily owned by European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. She also assumed the position of director of two local companies established by Europolis in Kiev. Between 2014 and 2015, Elena completed her internship at 100 Rue du Rhône Avocats.

Elena first obtained a Bachelor of Arts, with distinction, from the University of Chernigov, Ukraine. In 2006, she embarked on her legal studies at the University of Geneva and obtained a Bachelor of Law degree, Master in European law, Master in Economic law and certificate in transnational law. She was admitted to the Geneva bar in 2015.

Elena is a member of the Geneva Bar Association, the Young Arbitrators Forum of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC YAF) and the Russian and CIS Arbitration Network (RCAN).