Ms Noella Lubano > Oraro & Company Advocates > Nairobi, Kenya > Lawyer Profile

Oraro & Company Advocates

Work Department

Dispute Resolution; Arbitration; Corporate and Commercial; Restructuring and Insolvency




Noella is a Partner at Oraro & Company Advocates and a recognised dispute resolution and arbitration expert. She specialises in the tracing and recovery of assets, commercial litigation, employment and labour disputes, and shareholder disputes, but is well regarded for her international arbitration and insolvency & restructuring expertise.

She is ranked by Chambers Global 2021 in Dispute Resolution with clients lauding her for being “extremely professional and approachable,” and others saying “her level of subject matter knowledge, especially corporate law matters, is exceptional”. Legal 500 also recognised her in the 2021 and 2020 rankings as a Next Generation Partner, with sources saying she is ‘responsive, conducts very good and well thought out research, and is approachable and witty.’

Noella was recently recognised as one of “Africa’s 50 Most Promising Young Arbitrators 2020” by the Association of Young Arbitrators.

Noella is an eloquent speaker. She spoke on various topics around International Arbitration at the International Arbitration Conference in Kigali, Rwanda in 2017, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 2018 and Nairobi, Kenya in 2019. She has also shared her legal insights across the globe, including in the United Kingdom and Austria.


English and Kiswahili


Law Society of Kenya

East Africa Law Society

Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators


LLM, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Post-graduate Diploma in Law, Kenya School of Law, Kenya

LLB, University of Nairobi, Kenya

Lawyer Rankings

Kenya > Dispute resolution

(Next Generation Partners)

Noella Lubano Oraro & Company Advocates

Sitting comfortably at the apex of the dispute resolution space, Oraro & Company Advocates‘ large team of dedicated litigators service a full spectrum of clients in sectors including banking and financial services, manufacturing, construction, and energy. Construction disputes, insolvency and restructuring suits, tax disputes, and international arbitration are key pillars of work for the firm. Founding partner George Oraro is a seasoned expert in headline and landmark cases, and leads alongside Chacha Odera, who is well-established in the banking sphere. John Mbaluto is highly sought after in employment disputes, and Noella Lubano excels in fraud and asset tracing matters. Lilian Renee Omondi supports on tax litigation.