Valentin is a recognized expert in corporate law, a practicing criminal lawyer and a specialist in the field of anti-trust regulation.

Among Valentin's main M&A projects is the establishment and subsequent corporate restructuring of a joint venture between Sukhoi and Alenia Aeronautica SpA in the field of civil aviation - the production and sale of SSJ – 100 aircraft, namely: the creation of a joint venture of SCAC in Russia and SJI in Italy and the legal shaping of the project business model. Valentin provides legal assistance both in cases related to commercial/corporate activities – tax crimes (Art. 199 of the Criminal Code of RF) and abuse of authority (Art. 201 of the Criminal Code of RF), and in the event of major technological accidents (Art. 216 and 217 of the Criminal Code of RF).

Also among the completed projects of Valentin is advising "EUROCEMENT group" in connection with a judicial challenge of fines and restrictions of activities imposed by the Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation, and completion of comprehensive protection of SAP AG during the dispute to 25 mln. Euros in the course of which Valentin carried out the bankruptcy of the SAP AG debtor, and represented SAP AG in the trademark case.

Previously, Valentin worked for about 9 years in the international law firm Jones Day, was a lawyer of the management company of Severstal Group.

Proficient in English language.


Admitted to the examination for the status of lawyer of English and Welsh law -- February 2013.

Lomonosov Moscow State University, Law faculty, Civil law department, honours degree.

PhD in Law.