Marina specialises in advising clients from the automotive and commercial property industries in court and arbitration proceedings, as well as in out-of-court dispute settlements. She also advises clients in M&A transactions and in cases rated to environmental law. Marina has broad experience in jurisdictional disputes and in the establishment, restructuring and liquidation of commercial companies, share sales and ongoing legal services for corporate clients. She also has great experience in the area of immigration law, particularly in matters related to legalisation of stay, issuance of visas and invitations. At Rö, Marina heads the team that advises entities from Eastern Europe in disputes involving Poland. She is also involved in representing the Europejski Hotel in arbitration proceedings related to errors in the redevelopment design of the hotel. Her recent achievements include co-leading strategic litigation of ClientEarth, a Polish branch of the British multinational environmental law organization, against greenwashing practices related to the sale of the so-called eco-pea. Marina’s professionalism and competence were recognised in the 20th edition of the Rzeczpospolita Ranking of Law Firms, in which she received an individual recommendation in Environmental Law.
Marina gained professional experience as an advisor on legal matters and sales support in a top training and consulting firm, where she drafted and negotiated commercial and licensing agreements, and provided corporate law services. She also worked in an international property firm, where she provided commercial leasing services to global entities, and in the corporate law department of an international law firm. Marina is an advocate and a member of Warsaw Bar Association. She has worked with Rö since 2012, joining the team as a permanent member five years later and advanced to partner in 2019. A native of Kyiv, she studied in the Department of International Law at the Institute of International Relations of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. In Poland she graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at Lazarski University and completed postgraduate studies in property valuation at the Warsaw University of Technology in 2016. In 2018 Marina was one of 30 lawyers nominated for the Rising Stars Lawyers Award from the Polish newspaper Dziennik Gazeta Prawna.