Alsuwaidi & Company

Robert Sliwinski

Of Counsel
Arbitration and Off-shore Dispute Resolution

The UAE’s education sector is one of the fastest growing in the Middle East and it is expected to surge further following from regional demand. Education providers from around the world have identified the UAE, and in particular, Dubai, as an opportunistic region for international growth. 

Alsuwaidi & Company works with education providers that are both established in the UAE, and also those that are new entrants to this market. We help each navigate the legal landscape and offer support from set up, such as corporate advisory and licensing, to assisting with real estate leasing and other operational matters such as satisifying corporate legal requirements and employment requirements once the educational facility is established.

Robert Sliwinski is a Barrister, Chartered Arbitrator, Accredited Adjudicator and Mediator, Quantity Surveyor and Dispute Board Member. Robert is registered to handle all matters before the DIFC courts (Parts I & II).

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Dubai

Experience

Robert Sliwinski is a Barrister, Chartered Arbitrator, Accredited Adjudicator and Mediator, Quantity Surveyor and Dispute Board Member. Robert is registered to handle all matters before the DIFC courts (Parts I & II).

As an arbitrator Robert has been involved in matters concerning professional negligence, property, landlord & tenant, delay analysis, costs, variations, defects, interpretation of contracts, repudiation, and many other aspects of contract in the areas of building, civil engineering, mechanical & electrical, waste- water treatment and process engineering.  He has most recently been joint arbitrator on a multi-million dollar case between a joint venture contractor and national government in a dispute involving the construction of an airport runway and as a member of an ICC panel arbitration also between a joint venture and a national government involving the construction of a major road project.

Robert has received over 400 appointments from the CIArb, CIC, AICA, CEDR, RICS and directly by the parties to act as the adjudicator. Robert’s has also worked as an expert determiner and mediator covering a wide range of issues within the arenas of construction and engineering, professional negligence, contract, development agreements and landlord & tenant.

Robert works closely with the parties and their experts allowing his clients to understand each decision made and the effect on the overall dispute and process being employed.  Robert believes that an informed client makes the best choices in furtherance of matter under consideration or of the dispute that is being pursued/defended.

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Background

Robert has over 35 years experience of the construction industry with particular emphasis on all forms of alternative dispute resolution. Robert specialises in all aspects of the property and construction representing parties as well as undertaking appointments as arbitrator, adjudicator, expert determiner, mediator and dispute board member.

Roberts holds licenses, memberships, and panels with:

Testimonials

Robert Sliwinski awarded award for Dispute Resolution lawyer of the year for the Middle East 2021.

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