Alsuwaidi & Company

Criminal

Helping clients understand and mitigate fraud risk

Alsuwaidi & Company is active in both prosecution and defence in respect of white-collar crime. A team of specialised lawyers advise organisations and individuals on matters related to criminal investigation, corporate fraud, embezzlement, anti-money laundering as well as asset stripping. We are often instructed to act for companies and organisations that have identified incidents of fraud or misconduct perpetrated by a variety of people including directors, employees, customers and others. Our lawyers are prompt in providing assistance in investigating incidents and offer advice to minimise any negative impact on the client’s business.
 
Alsuwaidi & Company has extensive experience in representing clients from initial stage of complaints to cassation in the following areas of Criminal Litigation:
 
  • Corporate Frauds
  • White Collar Crimes / Economic Offences
  • Misappropriation of Funds
  • Dishonor of Cheques
  • Defamation Cases
  • Violation of Intellectual Property Rights
  • Harassment
  • Medical Negligence
  • Traffic
  • Theft
  • Extradition
  • Forgery
  • Breach of Trust

Recognition

Alsuwaidi & Company’s Criminal Litigation 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

“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 outcomes.’”
Legal 500, 2021

“Mohammed Alsuwaidi and Ali Al Raessi, 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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