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Provided by Noah Rubins KC

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Noah heads our international arbitration practice group in Paris as well as our global CIS/Russia dispute resolution practice group. A US- and English-qualified, Russian-speaking lawyer, he has represented clients in nearly 100 arbitrations under ICSID, ICSID additional facility, ICC, AAA, SCC, VIAC, LCIA, ICAC, and UNCITRAL rules, including some 30 investment treaty disputes.

He specialises in construction and energy disputes, particularly upstream, pursuant to contracts and under the auspices of bilateral investment treaties.

Noah has practiced law in New York, Washington, Houston and Istanbul, and has also served as arbitrator in over 40 cases under ICC, LCIA, SCC, ICSID, VIAC, ICAC and UNCITRAL rules.

Career

Partner since 2010.

Publications

Noah is the author of dozens of publications on international arbitration, including Investment Treaty Arbitration (Oxford, 2d ed 2019) and International Investment, Political Risk and Dispute Resolution (Oxford, 2d ed 2020), among other books.

Personal

Noah speaks English, French and Russian fluently, and has a working knowledge of Spanish and Hebrew.

Chambers Review

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Arbitration (International) - Europe-wide
2
Band 2

Clients identify Noah Rubins KC's key strengths as his "organisation, teamwork, negotiation skills and experience." He is best known for his Russia expertise, having handled major SCC and ICSID cases on behalf of Russian companies with operations in the CIS region. He also has experience on the investor side of BIT or ECT claims brought against European states. Noah Rubins KC heads Freshfields' Paris arbitration practice.


International Arbitration - France
3
Band 3

Noah Rubins KC assists clients with energy supply agreement disputes, shareholder conflicts and contract termination. He is additionally noted for his expertise on cases involving Russia. One client praises his approach to cases, noting: "His strategic input to the matter at hand has been invaluable," and further adds: "His insight based on his extensive experience enabled us to make the right decisions in crucial moments."


Arbitration (International) - Global Market Leaders
5
Band 5

New addition this year to the Global Market Leaders table, Noah Rubins KC is a popular choice for clients facing ICC and ICSID arbitrations involving Russia and the CIS region given his extensive knowledge of these markets combined with his Russian language fluency. One client remarks that "Noah is a fierce advocate for his clients," while another appreciates that he can "quickly and deeply understand problems which occur and build a strategy to address them based on his experience."


International Arbitration - France
F
Foreign expert in Russia

Noah Rubins KC assists clients with energy supply agreement disputes, shareholder conflicts and contract termination. He is additionally noted for his expertise on cases involving Russia. One client praises his approach to cases, noting: "His strategic input to the matter at hand has been invaluable," and further adds: "His insight based on his extensive experience enabled us to make the right decisions in crucial moments."

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