3rd June 2020

In the recently released awards by the Association of Young Abitrators dubbed “Africa’s 50 Most Inspiring Young Arbitration Pratictioners 2020”, our very own Noella Lubano, a partner at the firm’s dispute resolution practice, was recognised for her arbitration experience, putting her in the talent pool of Africa’s best arbitrators.

The prestigious award celebrates future leaders in Africa’s disputes markets, their achievements, and contributions to the development of arbitration in the African continent.

Noella has over the years built a solid dispute resolution practice with notable arbitration matters both locally and internationally. She has represented clients in multi-million dollar arbitration proceedings at the world’s leading arbitral institution such as the International Chamber of Commerce and the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA).

Noella is a regular speaker at various  arbitration events such as the LCIA African User’s Symposium in 2019, where she participated as a panel discussant on “The Future of African Arbitration” and the East Africa International Arbitration Conference in 2019 where she was also as a panel discussant on “Regional Legislation on Government Contracting”, among many others. In addition to this, Noella has written extensively on the subject contributing to various publications such as the Kenyan Chapter of the 6th Edition of Sweet & Maxwell’s Arbitration World and the Kenyan Chapter of the 6th Edition of the International Arbitration Review by Law Business Research.

This recognition shines a spotlight on Noella’s spirited arbitration career and reaffirms comments made by international legal directory - Chambers Global 2020, which commented that she is “very determined”.

Kosgei Kipkirui

Head of Business Development

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E: gkosgei@oraro.co.ke