Pavel Elnikov's experience includes advising on various aspects of corporate and commercial law, his practice mainly focusing on the hospitality sector.

He is involved in projects with major international hotel chains in Russia and participates in structuring transactions (including from a tax perspective), holding negotiations and drafting hotel management and related agreements. He represents both hotel owners and international hotel operators at negotiations.

Pavel also consults major western companies in the sphere of establishing and restructuring their business in Russia, general corporate issues and issues concerning licensing and day-to-day activities.

He has significant experience in the public procurement sector, dispute resolution and various civil contracts. His experience covers advising major companies and governmental bodies on tendering procedures, civil contracts and dispute resolution, as well as advising on various corporate and civil law matters.