Noradèle Radjai joined Lalive in 2007 and is a member of the international arbitration team, specialising in commercial and investment arbitration in the energy, telecommunications and construction sectors. She also advises clients from the Middle East or in relation to contracts or projects in the Middle East.
Ms Radjai has acted as counsel in various international arbitration proceedings, both ad hoc and institutional (under the ICC, LCIA, SCC, ICSID, AAA/ICDR, UNCITRAL and Swiss Rules), including disputes arising from share sales and acquisitions, joint ventures, and large projects, governed by a variety of procedural and substantive laws including English law, Swiss law, Cypriot law, New York law, Russian law, Lebanese law, French law and Californian law.
Ms Radjai is co-chair of ASA below 40 (Swiss Arbitration Association), co-head of the European Desk of Young ICCA (International Council for Commercial Arbitration) and a member of the Executive Board of ICDR Young & International. She is also a member of several other professional associations, namely the LCIA and LCIA YIAG, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), the BIICL, the American Bar Association and Arbitral Women.
Prior to joining Lalive, Ms Radjai worked in the international arbitration group of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in London (2003-2007), and with Simmons & Simmons in London within the Litigation and Arbitration Group (2001-2003) and the Banking and Corporate Group (2000-2001).
EducationKing's College, London: LLB (1999)College of Law, London: Diploma in Law (distinction) (2000)
QualificationSolicitor-Advocate, England & Wales