Naomi Briercliffe is a partner in the International Dispute Resolution Practice Group based in London. She has extensive experience representing clients as counsel and advocate in international commercial and investor-state arbitrations under the rules of major arbitral institutions, as well as in ad hoc proceedings. She has also acted in state-to-state disputes, including before the International Court of Justice and Iran-US Claims Tribunal, and advises on other matters of public international law.
Naomi acts for global clients, particularly in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and brings specialised expertise in the energy, aerospace, private equity, technology and infrastructure sectors.
She is recommended by Chambers UK and The Legal 500 UK for both international arbitration and public international law. The directories have described her as “incredibly impressive”, “very smart and hard-working” and “detail-oriented”. In 2021, she was also ranked among the top 10 most-highly-regarded “future leader” arbitration practitioners in EMEA by Who’s Who Arbitration, and – since 2022 – has been ranked as a Who’s Who Arbitration market leader. She is also included in The Legal 500 London Arbitration Powerlist.
Naomi is a qualified Solicitor Advocate and a Registered Foreign Attorney in the State of New York. She speaks English and French.
Public International Law