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Mina Morova
Mina Morova
Senior Associate — International Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
Senior Associate — International Dispute Resolution & Arbitration

Mina Morova

Mina Morova

Gate Village 10, Office 211
P.O. Box 504945
Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Mina Morova

Experience Highlights

  • Advising a Kuwaiti contractor in two separate ICC disputes relating to refinery projects in the Middle East

  • A subsidiary of a large multinational energy generation company in an ICSID claim against a state-owned gas company regarding legal and technical issues under a long-term gas supply agreement

  • A consortium of international contractors in an ICC investment treaty arbitration against Libya under the Turkey-Libya BIT, arising out of the construction of one of the world’s largest infrastructure projects

  • The same consortium in parallel ICC commercial arbitration proceedings, also arising out of the construction of a major water-conveyance system in Libya

  • A Turkish investor in the United Arab Emirates in connection with an ongoing ICSID dispute pursuant to the Turkey-UAE BIT, concerning a submarine land reclamation and road construction contract

  • An investor in the textile industry in an ICSID arbitration against a Central Asian state arising from government interference with and expropriation of integrated textile manufacturing operations

  • A consortium of Hungarian companies in an ICC arbitration regarding tax disputes arising out of an M&A transaction

  • A Bulgarian owner in an ICC arbitration regarding the construction of a nuclear power plant


  • Université Paris Est-Créteil, Paris, France, Master of Laws (LL.M.), 2017
  • Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA, Master of Laws (LL.M.), 2015
  • Sciences Po Law School, Paris, France, Master in Law and Economics, 2014
  • Columbia University, New York, NY, M.A. in East Asian Studies, 2011
  • Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, B.A. in Comparative Literature, 2007
  • New York
  • Turkish (fluent)
  • French (fluent)
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Chinese
  • Italian
  • “Arbitrator Bias in the Middle East: Two Distinct Thresholds for Challenging Independence and Impartiality” International Arbitration Law Review, December 2021 (co-author)