Noura advises clients on a blend of public international law and commercial disputes; with a particular focus on sensitive matters that have a diplomatic and/or political dimension.
She also advises on reputation management issues pertaining to politically exposed persons (PEPs). This includes defamation, privacy, harassment and data protection claims under the Data Protection Act 1998 and the GDPR.
Given her focus on high profile and internationally sensitive disputes, Noura is a solicitor advocate in Senior Criminal Courts in England and Wales. She is fluent in Arabic and has previously spoken on international panels at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, Milan, Istanbul and the House of Lords in London.
Prior to joining the firm, Noura completed her Bachelors of Law (LLB) at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London (2017).
- Noura co-founded the Arab Lawyers Association in London
- Noura spoke on a panel at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) about diversity in the legal profession (January 2020)
- Noura participated in a panel organised by the Libyan Centre for Commercial Arbitration about foreign investment in Libya (November 2019)
- Noura spoke on a panel on corporate social responsibility in the House of Lords with the UK Trade Envoy to Iraq, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan (January 2019)
Noura contributes to key publications on International Law and Media, Reputation Management and Privacy issues
- WorldECR Export Controls & Sanctions Journal – Libya Stabilization Act: Providing an insight into the potential of the Libya Stabilization Act ending conflict in the country and advanced US interests
- US Congress passes Libya Stabilization Act
- A Brief History of Economic Sanctions – provides a review on the history of Sanctions
- The Law Gazette: Managing your online reputation (September 2019)
- Inforrm’s Blog: Disinformation in Libya – A Legal Perspective (July 2020)
- World ECR: Not court in favour: Trump, the ICC and international law (June 2020)
Noura advises claimants and defendants in a wide range of disputes in both international and national courts such as the High Court in London, the European General Court and Court of Justice in Luxembourg, the New York Federal Court and the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). Her clients have included governments, global corporations, politicians, high net-worth individuals, NGOs and charities.