Elena Klutchareva is an associate in the Moscow office and a member of the Corporate Department and Blockchain Practice.

Her practice focuses on mergers & acquisitions, general corporate advice and employment, antitrust and regulatory issues, including healthcare and blockchain. Within the blockchain practice, Ms. Klutchareva advises on regulatory matters, project structuring and choice of jurisdiction.

Ms. Klutchareva joined the firm in 2010.

Ms. Klutchareva graduated from the Moscow State University Law School in 2013 and is admitted to practise in Russia. Ms. Klutchareva received her Master of Law from the Russian School of Private Law in 2015.

Ms. Klutchareva has co-authored a number of articles, including the Trends and Developments in Russia chapter in the Blockchain 2021 Global Practice Guide, published by Chambers & Partners (June, 2021); “New FATF Guidance on Virtual Assets—What Should Banks Expect?,” International Banking Operations (December, 2019); “Top 10 Legal Developments in Russian M&A in 2018,” AO-Journal (February, 2019); “Use of Electronic Bills of Lading in Practice of Foreign Trade Participants,” International Banking Operations (December, 2018); “Re-Domiciliation Of Foreign Companies In Russia,” AO Journal (November, 2018); “Digitalization: On the Road to Regulation,” CEE Legal Matters (October, 2018); “Electronic Documents In Employment Relations,” CEE Legal Matters (September, 2017); “Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Market in Russia: Trends and Developments,” CEE Legal Matters (January, 2017); “Rights and Duties of Shareholders: Change of Setting,” Corporate Lawyer (No. 3, 2015); “Russia Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits,” Getting the Deal Through (2015 and 2016); and “Russian Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Market in the First Six Months of 2015: Legal Highlights,” CEE Legal Matters (2015).

She is fluent in Russian and English.


  • Russian School of Private Law, 2015, M.A.
  • Moscow State University, Faculty of Law, 2013, Law Degree