Elena Claes


Ele­na Claes is an asso­ciate at the lit­i­ga­tion depart­ment of Cresco. She focus­es main­ly on cor­po­rate and com­mer­cial lit­i­ga­tion. Fur­ther­more, Ele­na advis­es and assists domes­tic and inter­na­tion­al clients on a vari­ety of com­mer­cial mat­ters and dis­putes, regard­ing e.g.service agree­ments, dis­tri­b­u­tion and agency, (com­mer­cial) lease, director’s lia­bil­i­ty, shareholder’s and man­age­ment disputes. 


Pri­or to being an asso­ciate at Cresco, Ele­na was an asso­ciate in the lit­i­ga­tion, insol­ven­cy and restruc­tur­ing depart­ment of Nau­taDu­tilh. She also gained expe­ri­ence as a legal coun­sel with Brew­ery Alken-Maes.

After obtain­ing her mas­ter degree in law (Uni­ver­sité Toulouse I Capi­tole / Uni­ver­si­ty of Antwerp, 2014), Ele­na obtained an LL.M. Busi­ness Law (Uni­ver­si­ty of Antwerp, 2016). 

Ele­na speaks flu­ent Dutch, French and English.