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Luha, Riina
Direct Tel: +44 20 7653 2037, Direct Fax: +44 20 7653 2100
Tel: +44 20 7653 2000 Fax: +44 20 7653 2100

Riina Luha is an associate in Quinn Emanuel’s London office. She joined the firm in 2019. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and international arbitration. Since 2022, Riina is a Member of the Court at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague.

Riina has experience with arbitrations under various leading institutional rules including those of the LCIA, ICC, ICSID and SCC, as well as the UNCITRAL rules. She is also  experienced in multi-jurisdictional regulatory matters in Europe and beyond, as well as complex fraud, cross-jurisdictional patent litigation and insurance disputes in the Court of Appeal and the High Court. Riina has also, in the course of pro bono work, successfully appeared as an advocate for a litigant in a County Court. Riina is admitted to the roll of solicitors in England and Wales.

Prior to joining the firm, Riina completed her training contract in an international law firm in London, spending part of it in Brussels working on regulatory disputes and competition law. Previously, Riina has also worked as a competition and banking lawyer in an Estonian law firm.

In 2020, Riina was nominated by the Republic of Estonia as a candidate for the EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement arbitration panel.

  • BPP University
    (LPC, 2017)
  • University of Oxford, Harris Manchester College
    (B.A., Law, hons, 2016)
    • Maitland Chambers Intercollegiate Mooting Competition:
      • 1st Prize as Finalist Advocate
  • Solicitor, England and Wales
  • Estonian
  • No Arms Race for National Champions – State Aid During COVID-19 Measures (Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan – Firm Memorandum April 2020, co-authored with Kate Vernon and Stephen Mavroghenis)
  • HSF Patent and Pharma update July 2018 (Lexology, co-authored with HSF IP team)
  • Global Competition Review: European Union: Merger Control (co-authored with HSF ‘s Brussels competition team)
  • Holiday Spirit from Estonia (IBA Antitrust newsletter December 2016, co-authored with M. Mäesalu)
  • Allen & Overy World Universities Project 2013-14 (member of the UK research group)