DWF (Middle East) LLP
Unit 901 & 904
Al Fattan Currency House, Tower 2
DIFC, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Counsel and Sector Leader, International Arbitration, Baker & McKenzie, Abu Dhabi/Dubai, United Arab Emirates; stagiaire-administrateur, Merger Task Force of the Directorate-General of Competition, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium; stagiare-référendaire, Advocate-General Jacobs and Judges Jaeger and Azisi of the European Court of First Instance and the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg; traineeship, ICC International Court of Arbitration in Paris, France
CIArb; ICC-UAE Commission on Arbitration & ADR, Member and Vice Chair of the Steering Committee
ICC, DIFC-LCIA, LCIA, DIAC, ADCCAC, SCC, VIAC, CIETAC, CRCICA
Over 100 arbitrations as advising counsel and arbitrator (sole, chair and party-appointed) in all types of international commercial and investment arbitration in both common- and civil law jurisdictions under most leading institutional arbitration rules (including the ICC, LCIA, LMAA, DIAC, DIFC-LCIA, ADCCAC, GAFTA, GCC, SCC and JAMS arbitration rules) and ad hoc in arbitrations seated in the US, Europe and the Middle East in relation to a variety of industry sectors, including private equity, banking and finance, construction/real estate, commodities, hospitality, travel/leisure, cosmetics, IT, telecoms, oil & gas, shipping etc.
The MENA Leading Arbitrators’ Guide to International Arbitration (ed. together with Prof. Dr. M. S. Abdel Wahab; Consultant Editor Prof. Dr. N. Comair-Obeid and Assistant Editor S. Corm-Bakhos), Juris Publishing, forthcoming 2019; Dispute Resolution in the Gulf (ed. together with S. Akhtar), LexisNexis, 2018; Commentary on the UAE Arbitration Chapter, Sweet & Maxwell/Thomson Reuters, 2017; Special Focus on Middle Eastern and North African Arbitration (together with S. Corm-Bakhos), Special Issue, 83(1) Arbitration (2017), pp. 2-80; Arbitration in the MENA (ed. together with Consultant Editor Dr. Habib Al Mulla), looseleaf, Juris Publishing, 2016: Release 1-2017 (2018); International Competition Litigation: A Multi-jurisdictional Handbook (ed. together with Prof. Dr. R. Nazzini), Kluwer Law International, 2012; Comparison of MENA International Arbitration Rules (together with Dr. H. Al Mulla & K. Nassif), Juris Publishing, 2011; EU and US Antitrust Arbitration: A Handbook for Practitioners (ed. together with Dr. P. Landolt), Kluwer Law International, published in association with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators London, 2011; Comparison of Gulf International Arbitration Rules (together with Dr. H. Al Mulla & K. Nassif), Juris Publishing, 2010; Arbitrating Competition Law Issues: A European and a US Perspective (ed.), EBLR special edition, Kluwer Law International, 2008; The Use and Utility of International Arbitration in EC Commission Merger Remedies, Groningen, Europa Law Publishing, 2006; and over 200 book chapters, articles, news reports, blogs etc.