Maria has a broad commercial practice with a particular focus on fraud, insolvency, jurisdiction, service, and international arbitration. She frequently appears both led and as sole counsel in Court and arbitral proceedings.
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. During this time, she gained ﬁrst-hand experience in oral and written advocacy, spent six months in the ﬁrm’s Singapore oﬃce and worked on cases in Russia, Norway and Zambia.
Maria speaks ﬂuent Russian and has lived and worked in Russia, Kazakhstan and Ukraine.
She has a double ﬁrst class degree in Modern and Medieval Languages from the University of Cambridge and is admitted to the Bar of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, British Virgin Islands.
Maria has been labelled a Rising Star for Civil Fraud by The Legal 500.Privacy notice