Ms Maria Rodich > Sorainen > Minsk, Belarus > Lawyer Profile

MINSK 220030
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Work Department

Competition & Regulatory, Dispute Resolution & Risk Management


Senior Associate


Maria Rodich is a trial counsel skilled in handling contentious matters at both national and international levels, as well as regulatory investigations. With over 10 years’ experience resolving complex, high-profile disputes, she always aim to produce creative, pragmatic solutions and manage clients’ risk in an increasingly challenging legal environment. Maria is particularly skilled in disputes under the Vienna Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, competition and regulatory disputes, and in tailored advice in bankruptcy proceedings.

Exemplary litigator. Over the years, representing clients in civil and arbitral proceedings, frequently international in nature, Maria has been involved in many wonderful projects concerning assets worth millions of euros, offering full scale support in and beyond proceedings.

Competition enthusiast. Maria is sharp in and passionate about advising on competition matters related to distribution and retail chain operations.

Proficient insolvency practitioner. As a member of a panel of trusted advisors to one of the largest banks in the Baltic States, Maria gained significant experience in advising on insolvency matters and representing creditors in bankruptcy proceedings.

Sharing inspiration. For over a decade Maria Rodich has been lecturing at the Belarusian State University and ‒ occasionally ‒ at the Presidential Administration Academy. She is reflective about her practice in mass media and often appear as a speaker at important legal events, constantly share knowledge with in-house lawyers at topical seminars. She also co-authored a number of study books for law students.


Russian, English, German


  • American Bar Association (associated member)
  • Minsk City Bar Association


  • Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration (course on topical issues of civil law)
  • Belarusian State University, Belarus (LLM)
  • Belarusian State University, Belarus (LLB)

Lawyer Rankings

Belarus > Dispute resolution

(Rising stars)

Maria RodichSorainen

Sorainen is known for its exceptional track record in international commercial arbitration, corporate and finance disputes. The highly specialised department continues to add ever more sector expertise to its already-substantial offering; practice head Alexey Anischenko leverages his experience as team lead of the commercial and regulatory group to act in international trade, administrative and corporate disputes; senior associate Maria Rodich has particular strength in competition, real estate and bankruptcy cases; for TMT clients senior associate Kirill Laptev is the name to note; and senior associate Marina Golovnitskaya is the key contact for life sciences disputes.