Maria is developing a broad commercial practice across all of Chambers’ practice areas with a particular focus on fraud, insolvency, jurisdiction and service, and international arbitration. Since coming to the Bar, she has appeared (both led and as sole advocate) in the High Court and in arbitral proceedings.
She speaks ﬂuent Russian and has lived and worked in Russia, Kazakhstan and Ukraine.
Before coming to the Bar, Maria was a qualiﬁed solicitor-advocate. She spent ﬁve years working at a top international law ﬁrm, where she specialised in commercial litigation, arbitration and regulatory investigations. During this time, she gained ﬁrst-hand experience in oral and written advocacy. She also spent six months in the ﬁrm’s Singapore oﬃce and worked on cases in Russia, Norway and Zambia.
Maria has a ﬁrst class degree in Modern and Medieval Languages from the University of Cambridge.Privacy notice