Noura Abughris


Noura works in the firm’s International and Media departments. She assists in high profile proceedings that have a diplomatic and/or political dimension within national and international courts. Many of the cases she works on have a unique human rights or security element incorporated within them.


Noura has worked on a wide range of international disputes, including an investor-State arbitration and a US Federal Court litigation involving a class action lawsuit in New York. She is also part of the Carter-Ruck team advising a former Head of State challenging the imposition of targeted sanctions before the European Council, the General Court and the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg.

Her Media Litigation experience includes assisting in representing celebrities, financial institutions and members of parliament in breach of privacy and libel proceedings before the High Court of Justice in London.


Noura is one of the founding committee members of the UK Arab Lawyers Association and has participated in international conferences at the ICJ in The Hague, Italy and Turkey.

She has also spoken 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) and has previously written for the Law Gazette on reputation management for junior practitioners. Noura speaks fluent Arabic.


Noura completed her Bachelors of Law (LLB) at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. She joined the firm in 2017 and trained at Carter-Ruck while studying the Legal Practise Course (LPC) at BPP University London, which she completed with a Distinction.

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