Team

Partners

Valentina Khlavich
Managing Partner

Law degree in Russian Federation Studies at the University of Passau, Germany

Foreign languages: English, German

Since 2007 lawfirm Beiten Burkhardt

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

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

Since 1994 – 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
Anastasia Gavrilova
Senior Lawyer
  • Law Degree in Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University), 2015
  • Postgraduate education diploma in Translation and Conference Interpreting under Saint-Petersburg School of Conference Interpreting & Translation (SCIT) at Herzen University (Joint project of the UN, European Commission, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the RF and Herzen University), 2012

Foreign Languages: English, German, French

  • Since 2015 – practice in corporate and contract law, as well as litigation with focus on commercial, corporate and bankruptcy (insolvency) disputes in commercial courts, and representation in general courts
  • Since 2015 – regular contract law and IP protection training in Law School “M-Logos”
  • Since 2020 – Senior Lawyer at VALEN GROUP
Anastasia Gavrilova
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
Roman Solodukhin
Lawyer

Law degrees in the Institute of International Trade and Law; Russian Foreign Trade Academy

Foreign languages: English, Spanish.

Since 2010 – legal experience in public authorities (Moscow tax office, Intellectual Property Court), Moscow notary office, Russian law firms.

Since 2019 – Lawyer at VALEN

Roman Solodukhin
Valeria Zakharova
Lawyer

Russian Foreign Trade Academy (LLB), 2017 Faculty – international law

University of Westminster (LLM), 2018 Faculty – corporate finance law

Foreign Languages: English, Spanish

Internships in public authorities (District Court, Russian Financial Intelligence Unit; English and Swiss law firms (Diacle Ltd, Froriep LLP)

Since 2019 – lawyer at VALEN

Valeria Zakharova
Maxim Verbov
Lawyer

Education: Russian Foreign Trade Academy, International law faculty

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