Associate at Afrique Advisors, Maroua practices international commercial arbitration and investment arbitration. She specializes in business litigation, International and European law as well as in domestic and international arbitration, including arbitration proceedings across several sectors and conducted under a variety of applicable laws, under the arbitration rules of the ICC, ICSID and UNCITRAL and in ad hoc proceedings. She is a dual-trained practitioner with civil law and common-law experience acquired in Paris (France) and Sydney (Australia).
Maroua earned a degree in International and European Law, as well as a Masters in International Business Law from University Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne. She also received the University Diploma of Applied Language from the same University, associating legal English and Common Law principles with their professional practice. Maroua continues to specialize in the field of arbitration by pursuing the MOOC University Diploma in International Arbitration Law of the University of Montpellier and the LL.M. program in International Business Litigation and Arbitration of the University Paris-Est Créteil.
Prior to joining Afrique Advisors, Maroua had developed a significant expertise in arbitration and litigation through her training and experience, notably within a distinguished international law firm in Mexico City. In addition to her legal practice, Maroua is also involved in the international public law competition, Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, as well as in the international arbitration competition, Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot.
Maroua speaks French, English, Arabic and Spanish. She is also a member of several professional affiliations, including Arbitral Women and Young ICCA.