Marina Hadjisoteriou is a Partner and the Head of the Litigation Department in Limassol.
Her main areas of practice are Asset Recovery, Cross-Border Commercial Litigation, International Arbitration and Cross-Border Insolvency.
Marina has consistently been recommended in the latest editions of the Legal 500 EMEA as a specialist in her field. In 2019 and 2020 she was listed as one of the ‘Leading Individuals’ for Dispute Resolution in Cyprus. She is ‘an outstanding disputes resolution lawyer. She is fully engaged in the matter and very efficiently manages the most complex cases’. Marina ‘has an eye for business and is adept at spotting the issues quickly and understanding the commercial realities for her clients. She is a strategist, with excellent legal abilities, a team player, very responsive and a pleasure to work with.’ She has also been praised for being ‘an excellent communicator and always on stand-by mode’ and ‘proactive and knowledgeable’. (The Legal 500 EMEA 2020).
She ‘handles complex disputes across multiple jurisdictions well’ (The Legal 500 EMEA 2019), ‘crafts a legal case like a spider crafts his web’ (The Legal 500 EMEA 2018) and ‘comprehends complex matters quickly and explains things well to clients’ (The Legal 500 EMEA 2017). ‘Intelligent’ Marina has also been recommended for EU and Competition in 2019 and 2020 (The Legal 500 EMEA 2019).
She regularly applies and is successful in obtaining urgent freezing injunctions and disclosure orders in aid of foreign court or arbitral proceedings.
She has successfully represented parties in disputes arising out of breaches of shareholder agreements, fraud, conspiracy and breach of fiduciary duties. She has also successfully filed and defended liquidation applications by creditors or by minority shareholders alleging oppression.
She is also vastly experienced in obtaining orders for the recognition of foreign court judgments and arbitral awards in Cyprus.