Valeria is a senior associate with CIS London & Partners specialising in intellectual property, venture investments, Russian corporate and commercial law. She is a lawyer qualified in Russia with an extensive background in media and entertainment industry.
Having worked as a senior legal counsel for the Russian arm of an international record label, Valeria has a profound understanding of the practicalities of doing business in Russia.
Valeria has advised various media holdings on entering the Russian market and structuring their business locally, including Intellectual Property commercialisation. Her experience includes carrying out complex cross-border M&A projects involving groups of target companies.
Valeria graduated as a lawyer from the Russian State Humanitarian University and holds two UK degrees: a Graduate Diploma in Law from the University of Central Lancashire and an LLM from University College London.