Read more about Marta Grieve

Marta Grieve (née Khomyak), is a Partner and Registered Foreign lawyer in the Litigation team and is the Head of the Eastern Europe and Central Asia Desk.

With close to 20 years’ experience, she specialises in international arbitration and fraud litigation matters.

Marta is fluent in English, Russian, and Ukrainian, and versed in Spanish and Polish. This is appreciated by her international clients who value her for bridging the gap between cultures, she is able to explain the difference in the law across borders and highlights potential cultural differences.

Marta represents clients in a wide range of industries, including banking, energy, shipping, construction and telecom. She has also represented governments and state-owned entities in both in contentious and non-contentious matters. She has previously been based in Astana, Kazakhstan and in Kiev, Ukraine.

She is experienced with international arbitration proceedings before the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), the American Arbitration Association (AAA/ICDR) as well as various ad hoc tribunals. She issued expert opinions before numerous arbitral tribunals and courts worldwide. Marta has served as a co-arbitrator under ICC and SCC rules and was a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR in Paris.

She is an expert in Litigation, evidenced by her continued recommendation in the highly sought-after legal directory ‘The Legal 500’ where she is recommended year on year, and praised for her “no nonsense approach”.

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Client testimonial

“Marta is a very astute lawyer ”

“With wit, humour and very considerable dedication, she leaves no stone unturned. ”

“She explains English law and lawyers to Ukrainian clients and vice vera. ”

“Marta Grieve is an excellent and creative lawyer who listens to the client’s requirements.”

“Marta makes Sherrards truly exceptional when working with clients from former CIS states.”


  • Recommended Lawyer 2024 - The Legal 500
  • Top Tier 2023 - The Legal 500