Dr Natalia Perova > Lamb Chambers (Chambers of Richard Power) > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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Natalia is a Russian-speaking English barrister and Head of International Dispute Resolution Group at Lamb Chambers. Natalia deals with international and cross-border disputes involving international trade, financing and enforcement.

Natalia’s particular interests include international commercial litigation, international arbitration and mediation related to commercial contracts, sale and carriage of goods, trading, banking, investments and private international law. Additional practice areas include public international law, cross-border insolvency, international civil fraud and enforcement, company and shareholder disputes, trusts, asset-tracing and recovery. Natalia is often instructed to deal with disputes related to questions of jurisdiction and conflict of laws, applications to serve out of jurisdiction, loan agreements and banking matters, contract disputes, and bankruptcy or insolvency matters.

Natalia’s experience at the Bar in dealing with international cases and appearing in higher courts in her own right is complemented by her extensive academic experience. Having completed two PhDs in law, one in the UK and one in Russia, prior to joining the Bar, Natalia was a university lecturer. Her ability to extensively analyse and research issues enables Natalia to excel in dealing with legally or factually complex matters.

Natalia has excellent client care skills and experience in dealing with foreign/overseas clients. She understands the needs of clients and foreign lawyers having diverse cultural and language backgrounds and is happy to help to navigate them through English legal system or legal profession in the UK. Natalia is able to use her language skills in her work on international or multi-jurisdictional cases. In addition to Russian, Natalia has various levels of proficiency and knowledge in the following languages: Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, German and Dutch.

Natalia is particularly active in developing work and professional contacts through marketing initiatives in the Russia – CIS / FSU region, including working with lawyers in Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan. In addition, she is very interested in developing her practice and links with Southeast Asian, Latin American and European regions.

Natalia is happy to accept instructions in relation to all her areas of interests and specialism and is happy to consider matters in other areas of commercial law. Natalia can be instructed to draft pleadings (particulars of claim, defence, etc), serving out of jurisdiction applications, other court applications, advice on substantive English law or procedural matters, appearing at hearings in any English court and at international arbitrations, both for interim remedies/applications, procedural applications and trials. She can be instructed at or before the start of a case and advise on each aspect of it throughout the proceeding. Natalia is direct-access qualified and can accept instructions directly from clients. Natalia has rights of audience and can appear before the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) Court.

Natalia adopts a flexible approach to her work and is happy to discuss the way and scope of her engagement in a particular case with English solicitors, foreign/local law firms and clients. She can accept instructions on fixed fees or consider acting on Conditional Fee Arrangement (CFA) or Damages Based Agreement (DBA) in certain circumstances. Please contact her clerk for further details and he will be happy to discuss options available.


Year of Call 2014

Prior to joining the Bar, Natalia was a university lecturer teaching a range of subjects including contract law, evidence, international law, media law, and EU law. She is the author of a number of academic articles and presentation papers and, drawing on her previous academic, teaching, and public speaking background, Natalia is happy to give talks and seminars in the areas of her expertise.




  • London Common Law & Commercial Bar Association
  • Bar European Group
  • British-Russian Law Association


  • LLM (International Commercial Practice), University of Law
  • BPTC, University of Law
  • PhD in International Law, University of Birmingham
  • PhD in Constitutional Law, Moscow State University of International Relations (MGIMO University)
  • LLB, University of London
  • PGCE in Public International Law, University of Kent at Brussels
  • LLM in International Law with International Relations, University of Kent at Brussels
  • Combined BA and MA in International Journalism, Moscow State University of International Relations (MGIMO University)


Traveling, languages, learning about different cultures, figure skating, skiing, mountain trekking.