Chambers Global Practice Guide UAE: Litigation 2023
This 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.
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"What the team is known for Strong litigation practice group licensed to operate in all the UAE courts, including the federal and DIFC Courts, as well as the Dubai judicial system up to and including the Court of Cassation. The firm is particularly noted for its ability in cases involving the governments of the UAE and is equally well versed in financial, insurance and maritime disputes. Also possesses a noteworthy white-collar crime practice, with expertise in commercial fraud claims, and retains experts in employment and oil and gas matters".
"Al Suwaidi & Company have assisted us many times with a variety of issues. We are always very impressed with the professionalism of the team and the service provided. This is a firm that we can really trust and that always goes above and beyond to meet our needs".
Thani Abdullah Al Zaffin
"Our company has been working with Al Suwaidi & Company for many years and have always achieved very satisfactory results and found their support and commitment outstanding".
John W.R. Paul
COMPANY/FIRM: Exalto Emirates
"We have had nothing but positive experiences as a client of Al Suwaidi & Company for over 15 years with a wide variety of litigation matters. We are extremely pleased with the level of service provided. This is a law firm which continually strives to ensure our needs are met as a priority. They are also approachable and professional".
Hadi N. El Kadi
Group Vice President – Legal
COMPANY/FIRM: Al Ghurair Investments LLC
"Mohammed Al Suwaidi is committed and supportive".
"I’m very happy with Alsuwaidi & Company. The Managing Partner, Mr. Mohammed Alsuwaidi is very helpful to our company and he selects a very proficiently team to handle our litigations. Al Suwaidi & Company is a highly intelligent, reliable and professional team. They handle the negotiations in a wonderfully tactful manner and do an excellent job diffusing a tense situation without giving in; they are also very dedicated towards their work with absolute attention to detail; they are sure an asset to any company!"
Group Legal Counsel
COMPANY/FIRM: Air Arabia
"Mohammed Al Suwaidi and Ali Al Raessi, both of whom are locally qualified with rights of audience, are key contacts in the team".
"A client found the team to be "a respectable name in the courts and in front of the judges".
"The lawyers are responsive, experienced and understand the business side of our requirements, as well as our commercial model. They roll their sleeves up and display commitment to the work. The quality of advice is of a high standard and the lawyers are straight talking. We have a very positive overall impression of the firm - they get good results".
Head of Legal
COMPANY/FIRM: Air Arabia
"Enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards, executive-level employment litigation and debt recovery are areas of activity for Al Suwaidi & Company".
"A client found the team to be "a respectable name in the courts and in front of the judges”.
"It has been a pleasure to work in conjunction with the lawyers at Al Suwaidi. Through a complex matter, the lawyers remained extremely cooperative and continued to perform at the standard levels required. Their enthusiastic efforts in assisting us with the case resulted in a positive outcome for the client".
COMPANY/FIRM: Amereller Legal Consultants
"Reda Hegazy is recognized by his clients in this region as a ”highly effective lawyer in achieving their desired outcomes who is honorable and genuinely collegial with others” and his legal advisory work is described as “responsive and thorough".
"The team is very helpful and always ready to provide support".
"We are extremely happy with the service we have received from Al Suwaidi & Company, they were very professional and cooperative, they never failed or missed a court hearing, they continued to look after our case for more than 7 years without any grumbles. We do really appreciate it and thank every member of the company".
Mohammed Kamal al Shurafa
"Mr. Abdelhak Attallah was instrumental in providing us with clear and concise legal advice in respect of a shipping claim brought against our company in Dubai. His legal advice and persistence in handling the claim resulted in the correct application of UAE laws relevant to the international express transportation industry. The result is a testament to the intimate understanding of Mr. Attallah of jurisprudence relevant to our industry and its application within the UAE courts".