Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Law Firm
Noah specializes in the arbitration of disputes arising out of energy projects, both treaty and contract-based. He is one of a handful of non-Russian international arbitration specialists who speaks Russian fluently, and he has an in-depth knowledge of the cultures and business practices in the countries of the former Soviet Union. Noah has represented clients such as BG, Maersk Oil, Russian Railways, Exxon, Chevron, AES, InterRAO, Total, Rosneft and Itera Energy in relation to projects in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. His practice also extends to other industry sectors and regions, including infrastructure, heavy machinery, and financial services in Europe, Africa and Latin America.Noah has advised and represents clients in more than 100 arbitrations over the last fifteen years, under ICSID, LCIA, ICC, VIAC, ICAC and UNCITRAL rules to name a few. Some of the landmark cases in which he has been involved as counsel include Karaha Bodas v Pertamina, Loewen v United States, Parkerings v Lithuania, CMS v Argentina, and Libananco v Turkey. Noah is US-qualified, and worked in New York, Houston, Washington, Istanbul, Moscow and Kyrgyzstan prior to his arrival in Paris in 2004.