Alsuwaidi & Company


A leading practice across all sectors, courts and specialisms.

Alsuwaidi & Company specialises in high volume and complex litigation and has one of the best known and most successful litigation practices in the UAE. With an enviable track record, our team of leading international lawyers represent multifarious clients including government or semi-governmental entities/ instrumentalities, corporate, private partners, and individuals (i.e. national and international) on both the claimant and defendant sides in all courts across the UAE. This includes representation in the DIFC, ADGM, ICSID Panel of Arbitration and Court of Cassation. The firm is adept at handling urgent applications and injunctions, ensuring that cases are dealt with in a controlled and cost-effective way.


“What the team is known for is a 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

“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 – Client testimonial

“They provide personal service and are friendly and cooperative to work with.”

Legal 500, 2021 – Client testimonial

“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 Award for Litigation Law Firm of the Year, 2021

Ranked by:

News and Insights

What is ADR?

As the words suggest, alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”) implies any process,...

Read More