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Marina is a dual-qualified litigator specialising in class actions and international arbitration.

Marina acts on a variety of high profile and complex commercial disputes, with a particular focus on class actions and international arbitration. She was previously an advocate and solicitor based in Malaysia and is now based in Melbourne. Her current practice focuses on complex commercial disputes and sees her working on matters across Asia, collaborating seamlessly with colleagues in the region and elsewhere.


Marina holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Reading, United Kingdom and a Masters of Science (MSc) in Islamic Finance from INCEIF University, Malaysia.

She was called to the Malaysian bar in 2012 and is admitted to practice in Victoria, Australia. She is fluent in English, Bahasa Malaysia and Bahasa Indonesia.

Marina is also the Co-Chair of the Melbourne office’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee. 

Experience & expertise

Selected matters

  • an international cryptocurrency platform provider in HKIAC arbitration seated in Hong Kong in relation to the operation of its platform and cryptocurrency products
  • a financial institution in a class action involving consumer credit insurance
  • a responsible entity of an unlisted registered trust in a judicial advice proceedings and defending a claim involving allegation of breach of trust
  • an investment bank in a regulatory investigation regarding insider trading allegations
  • various Islamic financial institutions in Malaysian legal proceedings involving complex Shariah related issues
  • Barclays Bank Ltd in a legal proceeding involving forged promissory note.