By having the decision of the Dispute Resolution Chamber of the Russian Football Union (RFU) set aside, Clever Consult successfully defended Chayka football club (FC Chayka) in CAS and managed to secure fair settlements of disputes between the club and its former players, Marat Apshatsev and Artem Fedchuk.
Clever Consult Successfully Concludes Case without Hearing, Again
In April 2023, our client faced charges of an alleged use of an anabolic steroid back in 2013.
Athlete Was Not Hit with RUSADA Sanctions because of Clever Consult Protection
Clever Consult helped the athlete, who falls under the description of a protected person, to win another case against RUSADA. This was the second case (this time at the appeal stage) in which Clever Consult successfully represented the athlete's interests.
Through Assistance of Clever Consult, Athlete Escapes Suspension on Grounds of ADAMS Filing Failures
On June 29, 2023, Clever Consult lawyers helped an athlete convince the members of RUSADA Disciplinary Committee that an ADAMS filing failure declared by RUSADA (the 3rd warning or so-called «red flag»), did not meet the necessary requirements for a potential filing failure.
Clever Consult Helps Russian Weightlifting Cup Winner Avoid 4-Year Ban
Aslan Kaskulov’s sample provided in January 2022 was found to contain traces of an anabolic steroid. As a consequence, the athlete was facing a four-year period of ineligibility to be imposed by RUSADA.
Team of Clever Consult Lawyers Secure Adoption of an Exceedingly Rare Decision
Earlier this year in February, just a few days short of the expiration of a 10-year preclusive term, a track-and-field athlete, who had come to us seeking legal assistance, faced charges for presumptive use of erythropoietin. Following the consideration of the Statement of Defense prepared by Clever Consult lawyers, the case was dismissed for lack of evidence, with all charges dropped. Subject to the provisions of Article 17.3 of the All-Russian Anti-Doping Rules, we keep all details relating to the athlete identity undisclosed.
Clever Consult Included by the PH Kommersant in its Legal Services Market Leaders 2023 Ranking
The Clever Consult legal group was included by the Publishing House Kommersant in its ranking of Legal Services Market Leaders 2023 for best industry practices in the area of “Tourism and Sports” in the “resolution of key disputes in the industry” and “counseling industry leaders” nominations.
Clever Consult Helps Russian Boxing Champion Avoid 4-Year Ban
Dulma Lumbudova’s sample provided at the beginning of 2022 was found to contain Trimetazidine, which constitutes an anti-doping rule violation (ADRV) with a standard sanction of a four-year period of ineligibility. However, with the help of Clever Consult, the athlete was able to avoid such a sanction.
Clever Consult Prevents Minor Athlete Being Suspended for Four Years
Clever Consult helped an athlete (minor), who falls under description of a Protected Person, to prove that they bore no fault or negligence in an anti-doping rule violation (ADRV).
Clever Consult protected a minor athlete
Clever Consult's lawyers prevented the four-year ineligibility sanction for a protected person.
Clever Consult lawyers defended the interests of football coach Kurban Berdyev before the CAS
We asked Anna Antseliovich, the Head of Sports Practice of Clever Consult, about the most interesting case in her career. Anna talked about the completed case before the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne (CAS), where she represented football coach Kurban Berdyev.
Clever Consult lawyers helped young tennis player
The Russian tennis player was able to achieve a significant reduction of the standard sanction with the assistance of Clever Consult lawyers
Clever Consult wins another Meldonium case
Clever Consult helped young biathlete Valeria Zhabbarova to prove her innocence and avoid ineligibility for a positive doping test for meldonium
Clever Consult helped the handball player get back in the game in the shortest time
Clever Consult lawyers helped Dmitriy Kiselev, a Russian national team and CSKA Moscow handball player, to significantly reduce the period of ineligibility for a positive doping test
Clever Consult lawyers help young Russian skier return to sport
The Russian skier, with the help of Clever Consult, was able to prove to RUSADA his no-significant fault for anti-doping rule violation and received a significant reduction of the standard sanction