Noah Stewart-Ornstein

Associate Litigation
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


Noah Stewart-Ornstein is an associate in Kirkland & Ellis International LLP’s International Arbitration and Litigation Group in London.


Thought Leadership


2019 Arbitration Year in Review”, Practical Law Arbitration Blog (17 December 2019) (with Harkiran Hothi)

Memorials v pleadings: how to pick the winning approach for your arbitration”, Practical Law Arbitration Blog (9 May 2019) (with Chiraag Shah)

“What will be the impact of a no-deal Brexit on civil judicial cooperation between the UK and EU?”, Corporate Disputes Magazine (April–June 2019) (with Harkiran Hothi)

Court of Appeal Issues Landmark Ruling on Privilege in Internal Investigations”, Corporate Disputes Magazine (January–March 2019) (with Chiraag Shah)

2018 Arbitration Year in Review”, Practical Law Arbitration Blog (19 December 2018) (with Harkiran Hothi)

No Oral Variation Clauses are Effective, Supreme Court Clarifies”, Practical Law Dispute Resolution Blog (5 June 2018) 

Confirmed: foreign act of state doctrine applies in English arbitrations”, Practical Law Arbitration Blog (22 May 2018)

A Light at the End of the Tunnel for Internal Investigation Privilege?”, Corporate Disputes Magazine (April–June 2018)

Don’t get stuck in the penalty box – the world post-Makdessi”, Corporate Disputes Magazine (January-March 2018)

2017 Arbitration Year in Review”, Practical Law Arbitration Blog (20 December 2017)

Update on the European Commission’s Drive for Investment Courts”, Practical Law Arbitration Blog, (2 November 2017) (with Philipp Kurek)

The Final Chapter in the ‘Rainy Sky’ Trilogy?”, Corporate Disputes Magazine, (July–September 2017)

Sophisticated Buyers Rebuffed, in Landmark LIBOR Mis-Selling Claim”, Compliance Monitor, Vol 29, Issue 7, (April 2017) (with James le Galais)


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2015, Law Society of Upper Canada (Barrister and Solicitor)


  • The University of British ColumbiaJ.D.2014

    Panvini Scholarship

    Law Foundation Award

    Superior Courts Judges’ Award

    Thorsteinssons Prize in Tax Law

    Richard T Israel QC Award

  • Concordia UniversityB.A.2011