Alsuwaidi & Company

Maritime and International Trade

Let us be your legal anchor

The UAE is home to some of the busiest ports in the world, and is the gateway to trade into Asia
and beyond.
Alsuwaidi & Company’s maritime lawyers are active in supporting and advising ship owners,
charterers, shipyards, P&I clubs, port and terminal operators, underwriters and traders on all
aspects of both contentious and non-contentious shipping-related work, including dry maritime
and admiralty.
We are often instructed on cross boarder matters, dealing with the UAE element, and working
closely with international law firms.
Our firm has notable experience in handling ship arrests and the enforcing foreign and arbitral
decisions in the UAE.


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

“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

“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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