Noella LubanoPartner at Oraro & Company Advocates (Kenya)
Noella is a Partner at Oraro & Company Advocates and a recognised dispute resolution and arbitration expert. She specialises in the tracing and recovery of assets, banking disputes, commercial litigation, employment and labour 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 recognised her in the 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.’
In addition, Noella was last year recognised as one of "Africa's 50 Most Promising Young Arbitrators 2020" by the Association of Young Arbitrators.
She is an eloquent speaker. Noella 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.
Noella holds an LLM from the University of Cape Town, South Africa, a Post-graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law and an LLB from the University of Nairobi, Kenya.