Olga Smirnova / Partner

Olga Smirnova who has recently joined Altelaw team as a Partner specializes at commercial and financial law, corporate and real estate transactions. She previously worked in one of the top ten law firms of Ukraine, and had an in-house position of the legal director in one of top distributor companies in the region.

Olga has successful experience in representing private and corporate clients in international arbitration, Ukrainian courts on the matters of civil and commercial legal disputes.
She provided legal assistance and advised private and public sector companies regarding acquisition of land plots, corporate rights, etc.
She has a substantive experience in the legal matters of the application of financial instruments such as state guarantees and bonds.
Olga has several publications in relation to the legal issues related to the application of alternative energy sources in leading law journals.


Areas of Practice: commercial law, corporate law, dispute resolution, financial law.




Alan Ferdows / Partner

Alan is a qualified lawyer (New York and Paris) with experience practicing at some of the largest international law firms in Los Angeles, Paris and Dubai. After relocating to Dubai, he has gained more than 5 years of experience in incorporating corporate entities throughout the United Arab Emirates and managing relationships with various governmental authorities and leading business figures in the Middle East. He is a partner at Altelaw in Dubai.





Olga Ivanchenko / Associate

Mila Diachenko / Associate

Andre LeGoff / Associate

Ted Dubinsky / Associate


Sergei Davidov / Associate