Alma Legal is a registered business name and trademark of Marina Warwick practising as an Isle of Man advocate, English solicitor and Russian lawyer – specialist in international trade law and private international law.
Her practice focuses on company and commercial law and the areas of her master’s degree from the London School of Economics: international tax, intellectual property and Internet law.
Marina’s skills are particularly well suited to tax-efficient structuring and finance of businesses with international interests, which include innovative enterprises, such as e-gaming and cryptocurrency operators, biomedical research and venture capital projects, and established industries such as financial and information technology service providers, investment funds, shipping and aviation.
Marina advises on matters of English, EU, Isle of Man and Russian law arising in the structuring of international groups and trusts with a view to ensuring investment and asset protection, regulatory compliance, privacy, tax efficiency and isolation of risks.
Trained at the oldest and largest international law firms such as Freshfields, Gide Loyrette Nouel and Mannheimer Swartling and then Isle of Man firms such as Simcocks, Marina has more than 20 years of experience in the legal business, including more than 7 years post-qualification as an Isle of Man advocate and an English solicitor. She is often instructed by lawyers and other professionals for specialist work and is experienced in providing integrated service as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
Clients interviewed by Legal500 praise her as ‘efficient and attentive’.
International Lawyer (Russia) (1997)
Advocate (Isle of Man) (2010)
Solicitor (England and Wales) (2010)
Commissioner for Oaths (Isle of Man) (2014)
Specialist (distinction), international trade law (Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), 1997)
Master in Laws (LL.M.) (London School of Economics, 2002)
Postgraduate Diplomas in Law and Legal Practice (The College of Law, London, 2006 and 2007)
Executive Space Course (International Space University in Strasbourg, 2010)
English, Russian (native or bilingual proficiency)
French (professional proficiency)
British Chevening Scholarship
Chevening Queen’s Award winner
Edmund S. Muskie Fellowship
Isle of Man Law Society
Law Society of England and Wales
British Chevening Club
Isle of Man Wealth & Fund Services Association
Advocate Marina Warwick
1 Athol Street
Isle of Man