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 large international law firm, spending six months in Moscow, Russia.
After graduating with a degree in Law from the London School of Economics in 2010, Marina went on to obtain an LLM with Distinction from University College London in 2011, with a focus on public international law and dispute resolution.
Marina specialises in complex international litigation and arbitration, with an emphasis on civil fraud, asset tracing, and joint venture and shareholder disputes. She regularly advises on cross-border proceedings, particularly involving offshore jurisdictions, the CIS and Africa. Marina’s experience includes advising clients on jurisdiction issues, anti-suit injunctions, and obtaining and resisting pre-and post-judgment asset freezing relief in the English, Cyprus and BVI courts. She has represented multinational clients, high net worth individuals and sovereign governments in cases arising across a range of sectors, including telecommunications, energy and natural resources, pharmaceuticals and financial services.
Marina’s arbitration experience includes acting on arbitrations under the UNCITRAL, ICSID, SCC, LCIA and ICC Rules.
The 2020 and 2021 editions of Legal 500 UK 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
- Solicitor, England and Wales
- 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)