Elena Rey represents private equity funds, property companies, and family offices on complex real estate and leverage financings as well as litigation funding & blockchain funding matters. As a member of the Special Situations team, Elena provides a range of services from helping clients to raise finance for corporate, real estate, and tech projects to introducing co-partners and connecting sources of capital to off-market investment opportunities.

Elena holds law degrees from Harvard University and Lomonosov Moscow State University, and is fluent in Russian and French. She is admitted to practice in England & Wales, and is also a member of the New York and Russian bar.


Harvard Law School

Bar Admissions

Solicitor, England & Wales
New York


Co-author, "Class Assignment," Litigation Funding magazine (February 2021)
Co-author, "Litigation Funding: The Growth of a New Asset Class," Intercontinental Finance & Law Magazine (October 2018)
Speaking Engagements
Panelist, "Innovative Approaches to Deal Structures," IMN Litigation Finance Virtual Series, 24 March 2021
Litigation Finance Journal Podcast, Episode 56, March 2021. Elena discusses the benefits of model documentation for litigation finance.
Elena is a regular speaker at the European Loan Market Association Real Estate Finance conferences.
Key speaker at a seminar for a leading European bank on the key terms and covenant packages in recent Eastern European financings (including major recent Polish, Russian, Ukrainian, Hungarian, Croatian, as well as Kazakh and Azeri financings).
Professional Affiliations
Member, London Loan Market Association
Awards and Honors
Recognized by The Legal 500 UK as a Recommended Lawyer for Property Finance