Tatiana Menshenina

Partner | London

Tatiana is a partner in the litigation and arbitration team and focuses on disputes involving Russia and the CIS.

She is an experienced commercial litigator, working on both court cases and arbitrations, with market-leading experience in complex cross-border disputes. She has worked on a range of high profile cases for both corporates and high net worth individuals.

Tatiana qualified as a Solicitor – Advocate with Higher Rights of Audience, Civil Proceedings (England and Wales). She is also qualified as a Russian Advocate and was called to the Moscow City Bar in 2002.


Tatiana has ‘excellent judgement and intuition’. She ‘has a near-unrivalled understanding of Russian and CIS-related commercial disputes’.

Legal 500 UK, 2017

Track record




Acting for Russian high-net worth individuals in the BVI insolvent liquidation / debt recovery proceedings

Acting for a prominent Ukrainian businessman in complex £30 million dispute involving breach of contract, misrepresentations and fraud allegations

Acting for a BVI Company in a complex high value LCIA dispute over a share sale contract

Russian Federation, 2002

England and Wales, 2012

British – Russian Law Association

The Law Society of England & Wales

The Law Society International Division

Moscow City Bar

Russian Arbitration Association

Presentation on Enforcement cross- border enforcement of judgments - Dolder Conference in Zurich - February 2016

Around the World in 4 arbitrations seminar, Moscow - March 2016

Around the World in 4 arbitrations seminar, Kyiv - June 2016

Me in a minute

Years on still I believe that the right combination of logic, passion, daring and strategic thinking helps equally in court cases and everywhere else

My first degree was not law, it was applied mathematics. However, quite soon after graduation I realised that I need more extravert profession with lots of communication and emotions. However a passion to structure everything logically still dominates my approach to work (and everything else).

I remember discussing that I wished to become a lawyer with various people I met in my mid 20’s and the range of answers ranged from ‘it is too late’ to ‘this may be a good idea, but surely math is less boring’.

I decided that a pure law degree was not enough, a combination of law and language should be more challenging. I qualified as a Russian advocate and as an English Solicitor Advocate and years on still believe that a right combination of logic, passion, daring and strategic thinking helps equally in court cases and everywhere else.



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