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Boterashvili, Marina

Marina Boterashvili

Direct Tel: +44 20 7653 2017, Direct Fax: +44 20 7653 2100
Tel: +44 20 7653 2000 Fax: +44 20 7653 2100

Marina Boterashvili is a Senior Associate in Quinn Emanuel’s London office.  She joined the firm in 2015.  Prior to joining the firm, Marina trained at a major international law firm, spending six months in Moscow, Russia.

After reading Law and graduating from the London School of Economics in 2010, Marina went on to obtain an LLM with Distinction in International Business Law from University College London, where she focused her studies on international investment law and dispute resolution.

Marina specialises in complex multi-jurisdictional commercial litigation and international arbitration, often with a CIS element and with an emphasis on joint venture and shareholder disputes, and complex civil fraud. She has represented multinational clients and high net worth individuals across a range of sectors, including telecommunications, energy and natural resources, and financial services. Her experience includes acting on arbitrations under the UNCITRAL, ICSID, SCC, LCIA and ICC Rules, as well as conducting matters before the English High Court, including obtaining and resisting worldwide and domestic freezing injunctions.   

The 2020 UK edition of Legal 500 recognised Marina as a key lawyer in the “Civil Fraud” practice area. She is fluent in English, French, Russian, Dutch and Hebrew. She also speaks basic Georgian.


  • College of Law, Moorgate
    (LPC, with distinction, 2013)
  • University College London
    (L.L.M., with distinction, 2011)
  • London School of Economics and Political Science
    (L.L.B., 2010)
Solicitor of England and Wales
  • Russian
  • English
  • Dutch
  • French
  • Hebrew
  • Book Review, ‘Trade Usages and Implied Terms in the Age of Arbitration’ (edited by Fabien Gélinas), ITA in Review (with E. Triantafilou)
  • Article, ‘Specific Performance in Commercial Contracts with Sovereign States’, 34(5) Journal of International Arbitration (2017) (E. Triantafilou, A. Sinclair)