Chambers ‘Litigation 2021’ Global Practice Guide

January 20, 2021

We are pleased to share with you our contribution to Chambers ‘Litigation 2021’ Global Practice Guide for the UAE. The latest guide provides expert legal commentary on litigation funding, initiating a lawsuit, representative or collective actions, pre-trial proceedings, discovery, injunctive relief, settlement, damages, appeals, costs, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and arbitration. Many thanks to Mohammed Alsuwaidi, Ali Alraeesi, Merline D’souza ad Vivian Ch’ng for their efforts in bringing this guide to fruition.   Mohammed Alsuwaidi is the Founder and Managing Partner of Al Suwaidi & Company. He is a litigator and arbitrator. Mohammed has been appointed as an arbitrator on over 70 arbitrations and has been called upon as a UAE law expert in international arbitrations. To speak with Mohammed, please email him on     Ali Alraessi is a partner at Al Suwaidi & Company with 12 years’ experience in commercial dispute resolution and business crime cases in the UAE. He has rights of audience before all levels of UAE Courts. To contact Ali, please email him on     Merline D’souza is an associate at Al Suwaidi & Company. Merline specialises in criminal litigation and her experience includes matters relating to cybercrimes, corporate frauds, forgery, breach of trust, theft, bounced cheques, defamation, medical negligence and extradition.   To speak with Merline, please email her on     Vivian Ch’ng is an International Trade and Maritime associate. Vivian advises international clients on the UAE Court procedures involved in vessel arrests as well as the judicial sale of a vessel in cross-border disputes. To contact Vivian, please email  

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