Alsuwaidi & Company

Construction Disputes

Working with private and public clients across the UAE

Alsuwaidi & Company’s construction practice supports both private and public sector clients. Supporting clients in both their non contentious and contentious matters, our Construction team has a deep-rooted practice, and admirable track record in representing clients’ interest in construction, civil engineering, environmental, regeneration and infrastructure related matters. Our success rate for contentious matters is over 94% and we believe this is due to our in-depth industry knowledge and strategic approach that enables us to effectively advise on any construction related matter.

Our contentious Construction team offers client’s a number of dispute resolution platforms, be it through the UAE Courts, DIFC, ADGM or arbitration. We actively support the promotion of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), since it is a cost-effective method for early resolution and saves your business valuable time and the added cost of more formal proceedings.

Our construction team includes qualified practising arbitrators, as well as experienced and accredited mediators. As part of the larger team, our construction team is supported by colleagues throughout the firm, enabling us to tailor our representation to support you and your business, and meet your exact requirements.


Alsuwaidi & Company’s local 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 heads the litigation team at his eponymous firm Al Suwaidi & Company, which has a bright spot in banking litigation work for financial institutions, as well as handling some construction litigation as well as matters for insurers.”
Legal 500, 2021

“A client said ‘They have always replied promptly and in detail regarding any queries, provided immediate automatic updates for ongoing legal work and have achieved perfect
Legal 500, 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

“Alsuwaidi & 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.
Managing Partner Mohammed Alsuwaidi enjoys a good reputation”.
Legal 500 2012

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