Noiana is head of Freshfields’ International Arbitration group in the Americas and co-head of the Latin America practice. Noiana’s practice focuses on investor-state and commercial arbitrations across a variety of sectors such as oil and gas, mining, telecommunications, infrastructure, aviation and airport services, sovereign debt, agriculture, and food production and distribution. Noiana has extensive experience throughout Latin America and has been ranked as one of the top 100 female lawyers specializing in the region.
Noiana is civil and common law trained and has acted as counsel and arbitrator in more than 45 high-stakes, cutting-edge commercial and investment treaty arbitrations conducted under the auspices of the ICSID, ICC, PCA and/or ICDR, and under the UNCITRAL rules in both English and Spanish.
Noiana currently represents several investors in disputes against Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador and the Republic of Guatemala. As Freshfields’ Country Relationship Partner for Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala and Peru, she possesses unique knowledge of each country’s legal market.
Noiana received a JD, with honors, from Buenos Aires University, a Masters, with honors, from Université Paris I Panthéon, and a Masters in International Legal Studies from New York University. Noiana is admitted to practice in Buenos Aires and New York.
In addition to her recognition by Benchmark Litigation as a “Litigation Star” for International Arbitration, Noiana is ranked as a “Next Generation Partner” by The Legal 500, and she is ranked by Chambers for International Arbitration.
Noiana’s recent representations include:
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