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.
  • From 2012 founder and managing partner at VALEN.
  • In May 2019, Valentina was included to the list of Best Lawyers .
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
Galiya Izmailova
Counsel

Degree in Law of the Moscow University of Consumer Cooperatives

Additional education: The academy of Business and Property Management

Foreign Languages: English

Work experience as a lawyer, deputy head of the legal department more than 14 years

Since 2019 – lawyer at VALEN

Galiya Izmailova
Kirill Chemlaev
Lawyer

Law degree in Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL)

Foreign Languages: English

Since 2018 – Lawyer at VALEN

Kirill Chemlaev
Georgiy Mazarovich
Lawyer

Law degree in Kutafin Moscow State Law University

Foreign languages: English, French

2018 – 2019 – lawyer at Moscow Urban Property Department

Since 2019 – lawyer at VALEN

Georgiy Mazarovich
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

Project Managers

Lyudmila Oleinik
Finance Manager

Bauman Moscow State Technical University

All-Russian Finance & Economics Institute

Additional Education:

The National Open University in St. Petersburg

The Institute of Professional Accountants of Russia

More than 20 years of experience as a chief accountant at audit company

Since 2019 – financial manager at VALEN

Lyudmila Oleinik
Larisa Manaenkova
Finance Manager

– Moscow State University of food production, faculty of economics, 2002

– Russia State University of oil and gas by I.M.Gubkin, faculty of low, 2005

– Academy of International Accounting, IFRS, 2006

Foreign languages: English

Since 1999 works in a field of finance and accounting, including consulting and foreign companies

Since 2020 – Finance Manager at VALEN

Larisa Manaenkova
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

Since 2019 – project manager at VALEN

Roman Kalyuzhny

Marketing

Anastasia Kuznetsova
Marketing manager

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