Maria Shaubert

Maria Shaubert is a counsel with RGD's Dispute Resolution practice.

Primarily focusing on dispute resolution, Maria also has experience in advising clients on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and capital markets, as well as on sanctions compliance issues.


Prior to joining RGD, Maria worked at the Moscow office of Cleary Gottlieb.


Primary Practice Focus: Dispute Resolution

Industry Sectors
: Energy & Natural Resources, Industry & Transportation

Languages: Russian, English

Landmark engagement experience

  • Representing PJSC Tatneft in USD 380 million English litigation proceedings in the High Court against four Ukrainian oligarchs – Messrs. Igor Kolomoysky, Gennady Bogolyubov, Pavel Ovcharenko and Alexander Yaroslavsky – in relation to huge and complex alleged cross-border fraudulent activities

  • Representing a client in a dispute to obtain injunctions in the aid of litigation in Cyprus

  • Advising major oil company in connection with enforcement of an investment arbitral award on the territory of Russia

  • Advising a number of major Russian companies operating in the oil production, refining and coal sectors, as well as in the development and construction industries, on sanctions compliance issues

  • Advising the purchaser on a number of issues in connection with the acquisition of shares in, and the receivables from, the EUROCEMENT Group, as well as in connection with various matters of financing of transaction worth over $2 billion


  • LLM (with honours), National Research University – Higher School of Economics, 2019

  • LLB, St Petersburg State University, 2017


  • Advocate, 2022

  • Russia, 2017

Recognitions & Awards

  • Pravo-300 - ranked among recommended lawyers in Sanctions

"Pravo-300" Ranking
International Experience
Maria Shaubert