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Valya is a senior associate in the commercial dispute resolution team in London and specialises in commercial dispute resolution across all sectors. She assists clients on a broad range of contentious commercial matters, including commercial contract disputes, company disputes, breach of warranty claims, financial services disputes and professional negligence. A member of the firm’s international trade and commerce group, she has a strong track record in complex and high value litigation, often with a cross-border element.
Valya joined Penningtons Manches Cooper in 2019, having previously spent eight years at a leading national law firm. During this time she was seconded to the in-house legal team of a regulatory organisation for six months. Earlier in her career, Valya gained experience as a paralegal in travel insurance litigation, working on a number of medium to large cross-border insurance matters.
Valya is an active member of the International Association of Young Lawyers, the Commonwealth Lawyers Association and the London Solicitor Litigation Association.