Elvira received her law degree from the American University of Central Asia in 2007. In 2009 she was awarded LLM in Business, Corporate and Maritime Law from the Erasmus University of Rotterdam in the Netherlands.
Prior to joining GRATA International, Elvira was a lawyer in a leading local wholesale distributor of home appliances and electronic appliances, where she advised on issues regarding corporate, commercial and labour law, as well as on legal issues related to the day-to-day operations of the Company.
Elvira has an extensive experience advising local and foreign companies on cross-border lending, procurement issues and other projects. She is an experienced advisor on subsoil regulation, obtaining subsoil use rights for the purposes of geological exploration and development. In addition, Elvira has experience advising on intellectual property (IP) issues, such as the registration of trademarks and protecting IP rights. Today she leads the natural resources team as well as the telecommunication and trade team.
Elvira speaks Kyrgyz, English and Russian.