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What the team is known for

Magic circle law firm Freshfields is a long-standing feature of Africa-related disputes. It is renowned for its expertise in investor-state arbitration, possessing a highly respected state-side practice which sees it represent several African governments as clients. In addition, the firm acts for major oil and gas and telecoms corporations.

Work highlights

Noah Rubins KC was the lead Freshfields partner acting for East Mediterranean Gas on several parallel arbitrations against the Arab Republic of Egypt and its state-owned entities which arose from the construction of an undersea gas pipeline between Egypt and Israel.

Notable practitioners

Sylvia Noury KC is based in London, where she heads up the Africa disputes group within Freshfields. She is sought out for her counsel on investor-state and commercial arbitration proceedings, regularly acting for corporates in the mining, energy and telecoms sectors. Sources remark on her regular involvement in cases originating in East Africa.
"She is an impressive operator. I rate her highly as a lawyer." "She has a great reputation in the market."

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