Valeriy Fedoreev is a partner at CMS Moscow office. He heads Employment & Migration practice and sports law practice.
Valery has extensive experience working in the Russian legal services market, including his work as a partner with another international law firm and as Executive Director with one of the leading football clubs in Russia.
In the area of employment law, Valeriy specialises in advising clients on various employment matters, labour disputes, employment relations with top managers, termination of and amendments to employment agreements, labour aspects of business restructuring transactions, data protection.
In the area of sports law, Valery’s expertise covers legal due diligence on sports clubs, transfers of players, entry into and termination of employment agreements with sportsmen and coaches, , representation of sports organisations, clubs, players and coaches before Russian and international sports federations as well as before sports jurisdictional bodies and courts.
Valery’s experience also includes acting for such international and Russian companies as Goldman Sachs, Wal-Mart, HSBC, Sony Music, Abbott, Schering Plough, TNK-BP, MTS, RusHydro, FC “Spartak-Moscow”, FC “Alania”, HC “Spartak” (Moscow) and the ANO "Organizing Committee of the United Football League" as well as a number of well-known Russian and foreign coaches and players.
Valeriy is fluent in English.