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Nooree Moola is an English and Australian-qualified associate in the Dubai office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. She is a member of the firm’s Dispute Resolution and International Arbitration Groups.
Ms. Moola specialises in international arbitration and complex commercial litigation. She regularly represents clients in relation to investment disputes, infrastructure and energy disputes, shareholder disputes and matters involving fraud, anti-corruption and white collar crime. Ms. Moola has broad experience, including domestic and transnational litigation at the interlocutory, trial and appellate levels, before the High Court of England & Wales, the English Court of Appeal, the Federal Court of Australia, the Supreme Court of Victoria, the Supreme Court of Queensland, the High Court of Australia, and DIFC Courts. She acts in arbitrations under a range of governing laws and rules, including the LCIA, UNCITRAL, ICC and ICSID Rules, seated in London and across Asia. She has also acted on multiple campaigns for the enforcement of ultra-high-value arbitral awards across jurisdictions, against sovereign and private entities. She has acted for a broad range of clients including major banks, investment firms, and sovereign governments.
Recent work includes: defending an Asian state in a Singapore-based commercial and investment dispute; acting for a Middle-Eastern investor in the enforcement in London, New York and the DIFC of a multi-billion dollar LCIA arbitral award against a foreign government entity; acting for the operators of a joint venture company in a high-value shareholder dispute seated in London; and acting for a sovereign state in a corruption-related dispute before the High Court of England & Wales and a related LCIA London-seated arbitration. In 2017, Ms. Moola acted in one quarter of all arbitration claims processed through the DIFC Courts.
Prior to joining Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, Ms. Moola trained and practiced as a solicitor in a top-tier international law firm in Melbourne, Australia. She was admitted as a solicitor in Australia in November 2009.
During her studies, Ms. Moola was awarded a Dean’s Academic Excellence Award as top graduating student of the year in both her Law and Applied Science (Genetic Engineering/Medical Biotechnology) degrees and a Dean’s Commendation for Excellent Academic Achievement each year between 2005 and 2008. She was also awarded the LESANZ Academic Achievement Award as top student in the course of her LL.M., completed at the University of Queensland. Ms. Moola has also lectured and published on a number of topics, including delivering training on international arbitration and state immunity to the staff of the Office of the Solicitor General of an Asian country.
University of Queensland - 2012 Master of Laws (LL.M.)
The College of Law - Australia - 2009 Diploma in Legal Practice
Queensland University of Technology - 2008 LL.B. (Hons)
Queensland University of Technology - 2007 Bachelor of Applied Science
Australia - Victorian Legal Services Board
England & Wales - Solicitor