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As part of the practice, the experts represented the interests of sports clubs and athletes, national and international sports organizations, associations and federations.

During 6 years, Managing Partner Sergey Kovalev successfully headed Sports Law at Egorov Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners; he also managed the entire litigation and the arbitration practice of this Bureau; he supervised the largest group of 60 litigation lawyers in the Russian Federation.

The practice's lawyers participated in a project to support athletes and Olympic Committees during the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi. The Lawyer noted the work of Sergey Kovalev on the "Olympic projects".
The group's lawyers have been involved in the process of providing legal support to Formula One Management since 2014.

The Group members represented the interests of the Russian Football Premier League, the Boxing Federation of Russia; it has developed a unique practice of protecting the honor, dignity, and business reputation of the Russian citizens, the President of the Russian Boxing Federation (FBR), the President of the European Amateur Boxing Association (EABA). Within the project, the client's interests were successfully represented in the London International Court of Arbitration (LCIA), the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), civil and criminal courts in Switzerland.

SELECTED EXPERIENCE

Representing the interests of the Russian Boxing Federation in a dispute in the Arbitration Court for Sport in Lausanne over the hosting the World Championship.
Representing the Vice-President of the International Boxing Federation and the Head of the European Boxing Federation in disputes regarding dismissal from the Arbitration Court for Sport in Lausanne, civil and criminal courts in Switzerland.
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