Noor Davies is a partner in the International Arbitration Practice Group in Paris. She has experience in representing and advising sovereign entities and companies in international arbitration matters.
Representing Iraq Telecom Ltd. in its successful ICC arbitration against Korek Telecom Company and Sirwan Barzani involving direct and derivative claims for fraud, corruption, self-dealing and other contractual breaches of a shareholders' agreement governed by English law. In an award issued in March 2023, the tribunal unanimously found in favour of Iraq Telecom Ltd and assessed damages in the amount of US$ 1.65 billion;
Representing Georgia in parallel ICC and ICSID arbitration proceedings brought respectively by a local company and its Dutch indirect minority shareholder in connection with a dispute arising out of the termination of an investment agreement to build and operate a deep-sea port;
Representing Georgia in coordinated SCC and ICSID arbitration proceedings brought by a major Russian energy company and its Dutch and Georgian subsidiaries in relation to a dispute over the regulation of electricity tariffs;
Represented Georgia in an arbitration brought under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules pursuant to the 1996 Georgia-Kazakhstan BIT and the Energy Charter Treaty in relation to a dispute over the regulation of gas tariffs which resulted in a favourable settlement for Georgia;
Represented JSC BTA Bank in an UNCITRAL arbitration brought under the Kazakhstan-Kyrgyzstan BIT in relation to a dispute arising out of an investment in a Kyrgyz bank which was discontinued following a favourable settlement;
Represented the claimant in B3 Croatian Courier Cooperatif U.A v. Croatia, an ICSID arbitration under the Netherlands-Croatia BIT in relation to an investment in the postal sector;
Represented the claimants in ENGIE and others v. Hungary, an ICSID arbitration under the Energy Charter Treaty and the France-Hungary BIT relating to the regulation of gas tariffs which resulted in a favourable settlement for the investor;
Represented OTMTI in Orascom TMT Investments S.à r.l. v. People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, an ICSID arbitration arising under the Belgo-Luxembourg-Algeria BIT in relation to an investment in the telecommunications industry;
Successfully represented Flemingo DutyFree in an UNICTRAL arbitration brought against Poland under the Poland-India BIT in relation to an investment in the duty free sector;
Successfully represented the Republic of Uzbekistan in Oxus Gold PLC v. Republic of Uzbekistan, an UNCITRAL arbitration under the UK-Uzbekistan BIT arising out of a dispute concerning mines containing gold, silver, and other metals in which the tribunal dismissed 99% of the claimant's US$ 1.3 billion claim;
Successfully represented Hungary in Vigotop Ltd. v. Hungary, an ICSID arbitration arising under the Hungary-Cyprus BIT in relation to the alleged cancellation of a project to build and develop a mega casino resort; and
Successfully represented Ukraine in Bosh International Inc. and B&P Foreign Investments Enterprise v. Ukraine, an ICSID arbitration arising under the Ukraine-United States BIT in relation to the development and operation of a hotel and science complex.
"French Supreme Court dismisses Tecnimont challenge 11 years later (Tecnimont SPA v J&P Avax)," Lexis Nexis, 22 January 2019 (with Andrew McDougall)
"The Direct Examination of Witnesses and Experts Not Called for Cross-Examination: Balancing Efficiency and Fairness," BCDR International Arbitration Volume 2, Issue 1, 2015 (with Andrea Menaker)
Rising Stars: Europe's Best Up-and-Coming Female Lawyers, Law.com, 2022