Nora Fredstie

Associate, London



Nora Fredstie is an associate in White & Case's Dispute Resolution group based in London, whose practice focuses on international arbitration.

She has experience in investment, construction, oil & gas, renewable energy, automotive, and pharmaceutical arbitrations arising under the rules of most leading arbitral institutions (including ICC, ICSID, LCIA, SCC, SIAC, and CRCICA).

She is a regular speaker and lecturer on arbitration topics, a member of the IBA Arb40 Steering Committee, and is listed as a future leader in International Arbitration by Who's Who Legal.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Solicitor (England and Wales)
LLM in International Dispute Settlement (the "MIDS")
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Université de Genève

Australian National University


Representing a contractor consortium in a US$1.5 billion SIAC arbitration relating to the construction of an oil and petrochemical refinery in South East Asia.

Represented a National Oil Company in two LCIA arbitrations seated in London and governed by Brazilian Law.*

Represented a pharmaceutical group in an ICC arbitration seated in New York and governed by New York law.*

Represented a pharmaceutical company in an ICC M&A arbitration.*

Advised a pharmaceutical company concerning compliance.*

Represented several renewable energy companies in multiple SCC arbitrations against the Kingdom of Spain and also in subsequent enforcement and set-aside proceedings.*

Represented a Latin American state in an UNCITRAL investment arbitration.*

Represented members of a consortium in an ICC construction arbitration seated in New York and governed by New York law.*

Represented construction and engineering companies in a multi-party ICC arbitration seated in Paris and governed by Greek law.*

Represented a Latin American conglomerate in an ICC arbitration seated in Paris and governed by Colombian law.*

*experience gained prior to joining White & Case

Speaking Engagements

Panelist, "Fill in the Blanks: Woulda Shoulda Coulda", Copenhagen, Nordic Arbitration Day, upcoming.

Panelist, "Arbitration in the Current Paradigm: Experiences and lessons for the future", Young Practitioners Arbitration Ireland Virtual Seminar 2020, 3 December 2020.

Panelist, "Taking Stock of Hong Kong as an Arbitral Seat", Hong Kong Arbitration Week, 19 October 2020.

Panelist, "Emergency Arbitration: Perspectives form Asia and Europe", YSIAC Conference, Paris, 28 October 2019.

Panelist, "Brexit & International Arbitration: the Rise of Regional Hubs in Europe as Alternatives to London?", CIArb European Branch Annual Conference, Prague, 26 April 2019.

Panelist, "Soapbox Debate", Nordic Arbitration Day, Stockholm, 18 January 2019.

Panelist, "Parties Representation in Investment Arbitration", ICC YAF Conference, Milan, 26 January 2018.

Panelist, "Diversity in International Arbitration", CIAarb Young Members Group Full-Day Conference, Paris, 6 December 2017.

Panelist, "Meritocracy in International Arbitration", YAS Arbitration Day, Stockholm, Sweden, 9 November 2017.

Awards and Recognition

"Future Leader: Arbitration" 2021 Who’s Who Legal

"Future Leader: Arbitration" 2020 Who’s Who Legal