Ksenia Koroleva advises clients on banking and finance transactions, with particular focus on project finance and acquisition finance..

Ms. Koroleva also helps clients navigate technology transactions and regulatory matters relating to fintech and payments, financial services, cloud computing, telecommunications, and intellectual property and data protection.

She has garnered recognition from Chambers Europe an Associate to Watch for Banking & Finance and from IFLR1000 as a Rising Star for Banking.

Ms. Koroleva regularly authors content for the Latham’s Global Privacy & Security Compliance Law Blog and Global Fintech & Digital Assets Blog.

Ms. Koroleva’s representative experience includes advising:

  • Financial companies, payment systems, and payment service providers — including Mastercard, Payoneer, Bank of Egypt, Stripe, several large telecom companies and payment services providers — on licensing, policies, currency controls, and requests to government authorities
  • Assisting international clients, such as VEON, Match.com, Endeavor, Fiverr, Canva, on data protection issues and relevant policies’ drafting
  • Banks and international clients — including JPM, AT&T, several telecom companies — on cryptography, information security, and electronic signature technologies
  • Coordinating advice on more than 20 jurisdictions to a technology and internet giant on the rollout of its cloud and IDC business
  • Rosecliff on its US$1 billion business combination with Gett, including conducting IP/IT/data privacy due diligence and document negotiations
  • DXC Technology on its acquisition of Luxoft, a large software company
  • Binance on surveys on regulatory aspects of their business and virtual asset regulation
  • A telecom operator on negotiating a joint venture regarding 5G technologies and master tower agreements
  • Several organizations on rules pertaining to NFT issuance and trading
  • Underwriters and issuers, including e-commerce companies, online recruitment agencies, and digital banks, on IPOs on Nasdaq and the European stock exchanges

Bar Qualification

  • Russia


  • Diploma in Law, Russian Academy for Foreign Trade
  • LL.M., University of Edinburgh

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish