Al Suwaidi & Company’s construction team leads the market in development, civil engineering, environmental, regeneration and infrastructure litigation. Our extensive international construction know-how has enabled us to successfully meet client objectives in a pragmatic and cost efficient manner. With their unique in-depth industry knowledge and commercial aptitude, our specialist litigators appreciate the extensive detailed requirements of construction litigation. Our team of experts also provide advice on matters related to land development projects including planning, environmental and construction issues.

Our construction team includes qualified practicing arbitrators, as well as experienced and accredited mediators. Al Suwaidi & Company actively supports the promotion of alternative dispute resolution – a cost effective method for early resolution, saving your business valuable time and the added cost of more formal proceedings. As part of the larger Al Suwaidi team, our construction team is also supported by their colleagues in other practice areas, enabling them to tailor their representation to meet your exact requirements.

Al Suwaidi & Company has a strong following in the oil and gas and defence sectors, and now has construction disputes expertise following Nigel Truscott’s arrival from SNR Denton. Name partner Mohammed Al Suwaidi enjoys a good reputation”. Within Dispute resolution, tier 4.

 – Legal 500 (2012)

Construction Team

Reda Hegazy

Reda Hegazy

Reda 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”.

Source: ACE Audit Control & Expertise Group.

Practice: Criminal, Labor, Civil and Commercial Litigation, Arbitration, Maritime, Insurance, Aviation and Intellectual Property, Corporate & Commercial.

Experience: Reda is highly experienced and well-respected member of the Egyptian Bar since 1993, with an extensive in-depth experience in handling criminal, labor, civil and commercial litigation matters in the UAE having practiced in the region for over 25 years. He has conducted several arbitration cases in the region and is a recognized maritime insurance and intellectual property law expert. Reda’s full legal competencies also include a strong understanding of Sharia Law and the systems of the Courts which he applies in his litigation expertise, legal consultation, contract drafting and review. He has been a key member of the committee which drafted one of the federal housing laws in the UAE. He is also a regular resource person in several local newspapers in the UAE.

Reda is a certified arbitrator at Tahkeem Sharjah International Commercial Arbitration Centre (ICAA), UAE and is a listed member of DIAC 40 – Young Practitioners Group, Dubai, UAE since 2016.

Education: LLB degree from Mansoura University in Egypt; Diploma of Contracts, Menofiya University in Egypt

Languages: Arabic, English.