Noradèle Radjai is a partner in the international arbitration team, specialising in commercial and investment arbitration in the energy (in particular oil and gas), telecommunications and construction sectors. She also advises clients from the Middle East or in relation to contracts or projects in the Middle East.
Ms Radjai has acted as counsel, advocate and arbitrator in over 50 international arbitration proceedings, both ad hoc and institutional (under the ICC, LCIA, SCC, ICSID, AAA/ICDR, UNCITRAL and Swiss Rules), including disputes arising from share sales and acquisitions, joint ventures, and large projects, governed by a variety of procedural and substantive laws including Swiss, English, Lebanese, Kuwaiti, French, Russian, Cypriot, New York and Californian.
Ms Radjai is highly recognised by the leading legal directories. She is currently ranked as one of the top 5 arbitration partners globally under the age of 45 in Who’s Who Legal: Future Leaders – Arbitration 2017 as well as in the same publication’s global ranking for all arbitration practitioners (Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration). She is also included by Chambers Global and Europe in their Europe-wide and Switzerland rankings of leading arbitration counsel.
Ms Radjai is a member of the Steering Committee of the IBA Arbitration 40 Subcommittee (IBA Arb 40), immediate past co-chair of ASA below 40 (Swiss Arbitration Association) and past member of the Executive Board of ICDR Young & International. She is also a member of several other professional associations, namely the LCIA and LCIA YIAG, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), the BIICL, the American Bar Association and Arbitral Women.
Prior to joining LALIVE, Ms Radjai worked in the international arbitration group of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in London, and with Simmons & Simmons in London.
Noradèle Radjai is a Solicitor-Advocate of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. She holds a Diploma in Law, with distinction, from the College of Law, London, and an LL.B., with honours, from Kings College London.