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)

Since 2020 – Partner at VALEN

Thomas Relja

Leading Lawyers

Andrey Toryannikov
Attorney at law, Counsel

Two degrees in Lomonosov Moscow State University. Faculties of Law and Philology.

1996 – obtained status of attorney

Foreign Languages: English

Specialist in the field of legal representation, corporate conflict resolution, structuring and support of transactions for the acquisition of business, as well as defense / representation in the framework of criminal prosecution

1994 – has written more than 150 publications in the Russian newspapers and magazines

Since 2019 – Senior Lawyer at VALEN

Andrey Toryannikov
Kirill Chemlaev
Senior Lawyer

Law degree in Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL)

Foreign Languages: English

Since 2018 – Lawyer at VALEN

Kirill Chemlaev
Alexander Krylov
Lawyer

Law degree in Lomonosov Moscow State University, 2014

Postgraduate education diploma in Institute of Legislation and Comparative Law under the Government of the Russian Federation, 2017

Foreign Languages: English, German, Spanish, Portuguese

Since 2014 – practice in obtaining and collecting of low liquid debts, in bankruptcy procedures of legal entities and litigation in commercial and regular courts

Since 2020 – lawyer at VALEN

Alexander Krylov
Maxim Verbov
Lawyer

Russian Foreign Trade Academy, Faculty – international law

Foreign Languages: English, French

Since 2020 – Lawyer at VALEN

Maxim Verbov

Marketing

Anastasia Kuznetsova
Marketing & Administration Director

People’s Friendship University of Russia – Bachelor in Advertising & PR, 2016

Hanze Hogeschool Groningen & IULM Milan – Double Master in International Business Communications, 2018

Foreign Languages: English, French

Previous experience at communication agencies in Moscow, and as a junior marketing manager at Philips Monitors (Amsterdam)

Since 2018 – Marketing Manager at VALEN

Anastasia Kuznetsova