Noella is a Partner at Oraro & Company Advocates and a recognized dispute resolution and arbitration expert. She specializes in the tracing and recovery of assets, commercial litigation, employment and labor disputes, and shareholder disputes but is well regarded for her international arbitration and insolvency & restructuring expertise.
She is ranked by Chambers Global 2021 in Dispute Resolution with clients lauding her for being “extremely professional and approachable,” and others saying “her level of subject matter knowledge, especially corporate law matters, is exceptional”. Legal 500 also recognized her in the 2021 and 2020 rankings as a Next Generation Partner, with sources saying she is ‘responsive, conducts very good and well thought out research, and is approachable and witty.’
Noella was recently recognized as one of “Africa’s 50 Most Promising Young Arbitrators 2020” by the Association of Young Arbitrators.
Noella is an eloquent speaker. She spoke on various topics around International Arbitration at the International Arbitration Conference in Kigali, Rwanda in 2017, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 2018, and Nairobi, Kenya in 2019. She has also shared her legal insights across the globe including in the United Kingdom and Austria.
She holds a Master’s degree (LLM) from the University of Cape Town and a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Nairobi, Kenya and a Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law.
“her level of subject matter knowledge, especially corporate law matters, is exceptional.”
Chambers Global, 2021.
EDUCATION / BAR MEMBERSHIP
- Master’s degree (LLM) from the University of Cape Town
- Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Nairobi, Kenya
- Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law