Team

Partners

Valentina Khlavich
Managing Partner

Law degree in the Russian Federation

Studied at the University of Passau, Germany

Foreign Languages: English, German

Since 2007 a lawyer in Beiten Burkhardt lawfirm

Since 2012 founder and managing partner at VALEN

Valentina Khlavich
Thomas Relja
Partner

Economics Degree

Foreign Languages: Croatian, English

5+ years as a head of Accounting and Finance in European Companies

2+ years as a SAP consultant for companies in Germany (Munich) and UAE (Dubai)

Partner at VALEN

Thomas Relja
Dmitry Kofanov
Partner

Certified Lawyer in the Russian Federation

Experience since 2003 – in Russian and foreign law firms

Since 2021 – partner at VALEN

Dmitry Kofanov

Leading Lawyers

Eduard Ioffe
Head of legal

Graduated Moscow State Law Academy under name of O.E. Kutafin (MSAL) in 2012

Foreign languages: English, Latvian

Experience since 2012 – in legal consulting, banking, private equity and sports law.

Since 2021 – Head of legal in VALEN

Eduard Ioffe
Alexander Tsygankov
Senior lawyer

Certified Lawyer in the Russian Federation

Foreign languages: English, Chinese

Experience since 2010 – in legal consulting, nuclear industry and construction.

Alexander Tsygankov
Dmitry Kalatur
Senior lawyer

Law degree in the Russian Federation

Studied at Moscow State Institute of International Relations

Foreign languages: English, German

Since 2012 – Experience in Russian law firms

Dmitry Kalatur