Africa Energy

Nora Djeraba is a senior associate in King & Spalding’s focusing on Energy, where she specializes in general corporate and commercial advice to international clients in relation to their transactions and projects in North Africa across a wide range of industry sectors, including in particular oil and gas.

Nora is a French qualified lawyer based in the firm’s Paris office. She was educated/grew up in Algeria, holds dual French/Algerian nationality and is fluent in French, English and Arabic.

Nora lectures regularly on energy law at the University of Aix-Marseille.

Before joining King & Spalding in 2013, Nora worked for four years in the Energy & Infrastructure group of an international City law firm in Paris.


1. Ranked as "Next Generation Lawyer" for Algeria by Legal 500 EMEA 2017 (foreign firms), and recommended for advice in Tunisia and Morocco.

2. Ranked in Chambers Global 2017 - Corporate/Commercial (Expertise Based Abroad) — Algeria:

"Nora Djeraba is seen as a highly capable practitioner who is commended for her experience handling upstream oil and gas matters. Sources highlight her as "extremely professional and reliable." "

3. Cited in Legal 500 EMEA 2016 (foreign firms) for advice in Algeria and Tunisia.

4. Ranked in Chambers Global 2016 - Corporate/Commercial (Expertise Based Abroad) — Algeria:

"Associate Nora Djeraba is involved in the practice's most significant work, and is described by market commentators as 'a very talented Algerian lawyer.' Sources value her 'hands-on approach' and 'help with tactical Algerian issues and details.'"

5. Cited in Legal 500 EMEA 2015 (foreign firms) for advice in Algeria.

6. Cited in Legal 500 EMEA 2014 (foreign firms) for advice in Algeria:

King & Spalding LLP (…). Clients also recommend upstream oil and gas specialist Nora Djeraba, who is fluent in Arabic and holds dual French/Algerian nationality.

7. Cited in Legal 500 EMEA 2013 (foreign firms) for advice in Algeria and Tunisia:

1. (…) Paris team includes (…) fluent Arabic speaker Nora Djeraba, who holds dual French/Algerian nationality.
Legal 500 EMEA 2013 (Algeria)

2. (…) Associate Nora Djeraba, who has dual French/Algerian nationality, plays a key role in the firm's market presence.
Legal 500 EMEA 2013 (Tunisia)


  1. Mehdi Haroun and Nora Djeraba, “LNG in Morocco”, King & Spalding Energy Newsletter, July 2016
  2. Alex Blomfield, Tolani Oyesanya and Nora Djeraba, “COP21: A Mixed Picture for African Coal”, Coal International, May/June 2016
  3. Tolani Oyesanya, Alex Blomfield and Nora Djeraba, “The Paris Agreement on Climate Change – Implications for Africa”, King & Spalding Energy Newsletter, February 2016
  4. Co-author of "Guide to establishing business and dispute resolution in Maghreb countries" (2010)

  5. Co-author of "Viewpoints – focus on MENA", Acquisitions Monthly (April 2010)
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