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Shevchenko Olga

Russia Russia

Doctor of Science (Law), Professor, Kutafin Moscow State Law University, Russia








Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL)

- Director of the International Cooperation office
- Professor of sports law, labor law and social security law
- General Secretary of the International Association of Sports Law (IASL)
- Executive Secretary of the Committee of the Sports Law of the Association of Lawyers of Russia.
- Executive Secretary of the Legal Committee of the Russian Football Union.
- Arbiter of Arbitration for Sport at the CCI of the Russia.
- Vice Chair - Legal Committee of the FISU.


Olga Shevchenko was born in 1976 in Moscow. Graduated from Moscow Institute of Economics, Politics and Law with excellencein 1999, Obtained postgraduate degree at the Kutafin Moscow State Law University in 2005.Shebecomesprofessoratthe Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL) in 2007.Shetaughtlawfrom 2006.

Academic interests:

Olga Shevchenko is an author of more than 100 academic publications, including academic researchers in English, Spanish and Finish.

She defended PhD thesistitled“ Peculiarities of legal regulation of the employment of athletes”in 2005.

Shedefended hig her doctoral thesis titled «Legal doctrine of the labour regulation in the field of professional sports and the ways of its implementation in Russia” in 2015.

She isEditor-in-chief of the peer-reviewed international academic journal “e-Lex Sportiva Journal (L.Sp.J)” and Executive editor of the “Kutafin University Law Review” (KULawR) in English.

Olga Shevchenko has long and wide-ranging experience of research, preparation of legal opinions, including on issues of employment, medical and sports law.

She authored the following monographs:“International and comparative labor law in the field of professional sports ” (?.: Prospekt, 2014), Legal doctrine of the labour regulation in the field of professional sports and the ways of its implementation in Russia  (?.: Prospekt, 2015), SportsLaw in Russia (M:Prospekt, 2016), Comment to the Labour Code of the Russian Federationand other textbooks: Sports Law in Russia :  textbook for Masters / Blazeev V.V., BayramovV. ?. [and etc.]; Ed   . D.I. Rogachev (?.:Prospekt, 2016), Medical Law of Russia / Ed. ?. ?. Mokhov(?.: ?????, 2014), Labour Law of Russia / Ed. K. N. Gusov (?.: Prospekt, 2013), Social Security Law of Russia: textbook. / Ed. E. G. Tuchkova (?.:Prospekt, 2014).


Awarded for the great experience and former it contribution upon development and improvement of educational process, for significant contribution to the training of high-qualified specialists, Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, 2016.