At ALAIDAROUS Advocates and Legal Consultants, we regularly represent clients as counsel in complex commercial arbitrations. Due to our vast experience in the region our lawyers and counsels are also appointed as sole arbitrators, party-appointed arbitrators, court-appointed arbitrators, as well as Chairman of arbitral tribunals in commercial disputes, locally and globally. We provide expert knowledge and legal opinions on procedural issues related to international arbitration in the UAE or in foreign jurisdictions, particularly in England and Wales.
Throughout our years in practice, our lawyers and counsels have appeared in institutional arbitrations administered by the main arbitral institutions around the world as well as ad hoc arbitrations. Our lawyers and counsels have special expertise in arbitral proceedings governed by the arbitration rules and enacted by the following arbitral institutions: International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) and UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules.
Our experience expands across the Middle East and our lawyers and counsels also represent clients before the main arbitral institutions of Dubai and Abu Dhabi, i.e., the Dubai International Arbitration Center (DIAC), the Dubai International Financial Centre-LCIA Arbitration Centre (DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre), the Abu Dhabi Commercial Conciliation and Arbitration Centre (ADCCAC) and the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) Arbitration Center.
Our team of expert lawyers and counsels are qualified in UAE law, English law, as well as French law. Alongside their arbitration practice, our lawyers and counsels regularly represent clients in setting aside proceedings against arbitral awards brought before the UAE Court. We are also involved in legal proceedings for the recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards before UAE courts.
Our lawyers and counsels are licensed to practice in foreign jurisdictions, particularly England and Wales, France, UAE as well as on an ad hoc basis in English common law and overseas territories jurisdictions. We have the advantage of an integrated approach for Arbitration that includes representation in key jurisdictions before the Tribunal and filing for ratification of the award and its enforcement thereafter before UAE domestic courts.
We have significant expertise in infrastructure, construction and engineering disputes before arbitral tribunals. Our team members speak over several languages, can conduct complex arbitrations in Arabic and English and are admitted to practice in a wide variety of jurisdictions.
We are appointed as counsel in arbitrations administered by the DIFC-LCIA, DIAC, ADCCAC and the GCC Commercial Arbitration Centre.
Our distinct team is comprised of qualified civil and common law lawyers, counsels and attorneys, this allows our arbitration practice to provide tailormade expertise to our clients. Our multilingual team can conduct complex arbitrations in Arabic and English ensuring our clients receive the best service regardless of country or language.
We act on behalf of the clients in diverse disputes, both as Counsel and Arbitrators including but not limited to corporate, construction, infrastructure, hospitality, insurance, banking & finance, international contracts and trading.