Elena joined AGP & Co in 2016. She was promoted to Senior Associate in 2019 and then promoted to MP Project Assistant in 2022.
Elena is a hard worker and motivated in bringing results. She is a trustworthy, positive, and supportive person, driven to go above and beyond. She graduated in law at the University of Southampton (UK) and was further awarded an LL.M in Corporate and Commercial Law from the University of Southampton (UK). She was admitted to the Cyprus Bar in 2014.
Elena assists in projects handled by the Managing Partner on legal matters in all practice areas of the Firm.
She used to be a lead member of the AGP Financial Regulation & Advisory Practice, where she represented local and international Investment Firms and Payment Institutions.
She now supports all departments whether on Banking & Finance, FinTech & FS Regulatory or Corporate & Commercial, Tax, Shipping, Immigration, Residence and Property matters.
Additionally, she follows up with Litigation & Dispute Resolution matters and Property Management for clients.
Elena is fluent in English and Greek.
- LL.B Law (Hons), University of Southampton, United Kingdom (2012)
- LL.M. (Master's) on Corporate and Commercial Law, University of Southampton, United Kingdom (2013)
- Barrister at Law, member of the Cyprus Bar Association since 2014.
- CySEC Advanced Certificate; successful completion of the CySEC Financial Services Regulatory Framework "Advanced" Examination.
What they say
Senior associate Elena Kanarini is a key player in Banking & Finance she is ‘Smart, fast, experienced and diligent’.
Legal500 EMEA 2020 Edition
She is very diligent, knowledgeable as well as very helpful - Financial services regulatory client
IFLR1000 2021 Edition
'I am in communication on a daily basis with Mrs Elena Kanarini, who is a very responsive individual, and I am happy with her ongoing availability in responding to our enquiries. I choose to work mostly with Elena and her team as she is a smart, fast, experienced and diligent professional.'
Legal500 EMEA 2022 Edition