Alsuwaidi & Company

Corporate and Commercial Disputes

Delivering clarity and certainty no matter how complex the problem​

Alsuwaidi & Company do not see problems in isolation. Understanding the UAE’s legal landscape and the nuances of the numerous industry sectors, and our client’s business, means our lawyers are able to support and guide clients no matter how complex their legal challenges are.

Alsuwaidi & Company have a strong track record in defending and protecting the interest of their clients for over 23 years. In that time, we have invested time in ensuring each of our client’s matters are handled delicately and with rigour to bring successful resolution. It is through our unwavering dedication that many of our client’s come to us through referral from existing clients.

In the UAE, Commercial disputes are typically resolved through the courts or arbitration, although arbitration is nowadays the most common and widespread medium for resolving such disputes. Alsuwaidi & Company lawyers are well versed in navigating complex commercial disputes in any legal forum, whether they be heard before the mainland courts, or in the DIFC or ADGM courts or in arbitration proceedings.

Our commercial disputes and alternative dispute resolution services are intended to give clients the confidence they need to proceed through any contentious process.

Our Commercial disputes practice handles all disputes related to:

  • Breaches of Commercial Contracts
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Employment disputes
  • Intellectual Property
  • Real Estate
  • Rental Disputes


Alsuwaidi & Company’s Commercial Litigation practice is recognised by Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500.

“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.”
Chambers & Partners, 2021

“A client found the team to be “a respectable name in the courts and in front of the judges”.
Chambers & Partners, 2021

“”Mohammed Alsuwaidi and Ali Alraeesi, both of whom are locally qualified with rights of audience, are key contacts in the team.”
Legal 500, 2020

“Enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards, executive-level employment litigation and debt recovery are areas of activity for Alsuwaidi & Company”.
Legal 500, 2020

Runner up in the Asian Legal Business, 2021 Litigation Law Firm of the Year, and UAE Law Firm of the Year.

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