Elena joined Bedell Cristin in the International Private Client practice based in Guernsey in August 2021.
Elena has extensive wealth planning experience in designing and establishing bespoke asset holding structures, including trusts, foundations and private trust companies for private and business assets. Much of her work has an international element and she works closely with families to develop governance crucial to their structures. Her clients include individuals, trustees, government bodies, international financial institutions and family offices.
Elena advises trustees on complex trust matters and regulatory issues. In addition, she has particular expertise in advising multi and single family offices and investment offices on establishment, governance and regulatory issues. In recent years she has established a number of single family offices in Guernsey for international families.
Elena has worked in Guernsey and the City of London for some of the world’s leading international legal practices specialising in wealth planning. She was also the Head of Legal of a single family office.
- Solicitor – England & Wales (non-practising)
- STEP (Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners) TEP
- Guernsey International Law Association
Not admitted in Guernsey
Areas of Expertise
- 'Rising Stars' – Legal 500 2023, 2021
- 'Associates to Watch - Offshore: Trusts – Guernsey' - Chambers UK 2021
- 'Up and Coming - Offshore: Trusts - Guernsey' - Chambers UK 2022
She produces work to a very high standard, quickly turns things around and has good knowledge of Guernsey trust law. She is very responsive, practical and pragmatic.
Chambers and Partners
Bedell Cristin celebrates impressive rankings in Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2023
01 August 2023
Bedell Cristin is named in the Top Tier of the 2022 eprivateclient Top Offshore Law Firms rankings
03 November 2022
Guernsey capacity law to bring in lasting powers of attorney ("LPAs") is set for 1 of April 2022
08 March 2022