Real Estate and Construction
Elena Stepanova is a Partner in Capital Legal Services and a Head of Real Estate practice at the Moscow office.
Elena joined Capital Legal Services in 2005. Elena has extensive experience supporting transactions on acquiring or leasing land for construction purposes, conducting legal assessment of whether land plots are suitable for construction, elaborating legal schemes on acquisition of title to land plots and resolving issues related to changes in land zoning and permitted use.
Elena supported complex and large-scale projects on construction of various real estate items “from scratch” to “turnkey” in various Russian regions, including in accordance with standards of the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC).
Elena has unique experience in implementing projects related to lease relations in the course of operating multi-functional shopping and office centers.
Broad expertise in real estate, together with experience in protecting client’s interests in court, enables Elena to effectively assess potential legal risks attributable to the clients implementing various real estate projects.
Elena is author of a number of publications in various periodicals dedicated to practical aspects of doing business in the field of commercial real estate, issues of acquiring rights to land plots for constructing real estate and other issues of real estate legal regulation.
Areas of Law:
- Land Law
- Real Estate
- Contract Law
- Russian State Tax Academy of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation (2005, law degree with highest honors)