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
Eduard Ioffe
Partner

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

Since 2022 – Partner/Head of legal in VALEN

Eduard Ioffe
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 and project managers

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
Alex Sveshnikov
Junior Lawyer
Alex Sveshnikov
Olga Kornt
Admin/Marketing manager

East Ukrainian Volodymyr Dahl National University

Faculty of Economics and Management

From 2014 to 2020 – Consultant at the MPU Consulting Office in Nuremberg, Germany

Admin / HR Manager at VALEN Group

Olga Kornt
Sophia Ksenofontiva
Marketing manager
Sophia Ksenofontiva
Roman Kalyuzhny
Project Manager

Moscow Polytechnic University
Faculty of Management & Economics, 2010

Foreign Languages: English

Since 2008 – works in the field of outsourcing and consulting for foreign businesses in Russia
Project manager at VALEN Group

Roman Kalyuzhny
Maria V. Kalyuzhnaya
Project Manager

Moscow Pedagogical State University
Faculty of Linguistics, 2011

Foreign languages: German, English

Since 2008 — works in the field of outsourcing and consulting for foreign business in Russia
Project Manager at VALEN Group

Maria V. Kalyuzhnaya
Maria M. Kalyuzhnaya
Project Manager

Moscow Polytechnic University
Faculty of Management and Economic Policy

Don State Technical University
Faculty of Service and Tourism

Since 2020 – has an experience in foreign projects in Russia

Since 2021 – Project Manager at VALEN Group

Maria M. Kalyuzhnaya