Yousra Salem

Associate | London

Yousra is an associate in the litigation and arbitration team and coordinator of the Middle East group.

Yousra is a member of the International Arbitration Group, where she is involved in complex international commercial and investment arbitration disputes and public international law cases.

Yousra is a member and coordinator of our Middle East group. Her practice often involves clients and cases that have a connection to the Middle East and North Africa. She speaks fluent Arabic and French and her experience in the region includes, previously working as a Legal Consultant in a highly reputable law firm in Yemen advising foreign clients, including multinational companies and international NGOs on a wide range of commercial legal matters.

Prior to that, Yousra worked at the corporate department in the Paris office of an international law firm, where she had exposure to French Law and assisted in the review of various English and French legal documents.

Secretary Danielle Bye

Track record



Representing an Italian company in an investor-State arbitration against an African State.

Representing Scholz GmbH in ICSID arbitration proceedings against the Kingdom of Morocco.

Advised an international organisation on a successful representation to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child regarding El Salvador’s obligations under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Chartered Legal Executive, England and Wales, 2021

Solicitor, England and Wales, 2022

Member of Young ICCA



  • Arabic
  • English
  • French





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