Our dispute resolution lawyers in the region are well-versed in handling cross-border challenges, and perfectly placed to advise on a diverse range of contentious issues. Our lawyers are experts in conflict management within a wide range of business sectors, conducting all types of litigation including banking, commercial, construction, criminal, real estate, transport, insurance, and intellectual property.
Our arbitration practice is recognised as one of the leading names in the region and, more recently, the UK. Our lawyers have been involved in numerous Investor-State arbitrations, as counsel or arbitrator. We have consistently achieved important victories in some of the most notable regional and international arbitration cases. Whilst we can evidence a diverse range of experience in every conceivable kind of arbitration, we specialise in sovereign-related disputes, particularly those arising under international treaties for the protection of investments. We have a deep understanding of the political, financial and legal issues that affect Investor-State disputes, and an impressively high success rate -best illustrated by a high number of clients who trust us – time and time again. Our lawyers also have extensive experience in international arbitrations under the laws of a variety of different countries, and we have successfully represented clients in arbitrations under a variety of arbitral rules, and our matters frequently involve the coordination of proceedings in multiple jurisdictions and multinational discovery.
Our unique skillset, combining broad perspective, cultural familiarity, linguistic capability and in-depth understanding of local laws, is what really sets us apart. Crucially, our lawyers have rights of audience before regional courts. As such, we’ve become the go-to firm for high-stakes disputes involving complicated fact patterns, as well as novel questions of law. And, beyond the GCC, our London team concentrates solely on heavyweight commercial disputes; their experience in the financial world is second-to-none; from sophisticated capital and credit funds to institutions and sovereign wealth. We aim to be the destination practice for corporate and M&A disputes, investor-state arbitration, finance litigation, shareholder disputes, investigations, crisis management, fraud and competition litigation, and international commercial arbitration.
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