Joanna Lamah




Joanna is an associate in the International Dispute Resolution team. With over 8 years of experience, Joanna specializes in construction, real estate, as well as civil, commercial, financial and criminal matters. Joanna has extensive experience advising international & local clients on their construction and real estate matters, including some worth over AED 1 billion Dirham, as well as drafting agreements, handling their disputes before the UAE courts or the Arbitral Institutions and leading the negotiations with the adverse parties.  Prior to joining the firm Joanna worked in the litigation department of one of the largest Law firms in the UAE.

  • Certificate in Negotiation Skills and Strategies – Michigan University, 2020
  • Certificate in International Arbitration with merits (LLM Program) – Queen of Mary- University of London, 2019
  • Bachelor in Law – Lebanese University Faculty of Law and Political Sciences, 2011-2014
  • Italian Language Certificate – American Lebanese Language Center, 2015
  • Business English and Communication: – American Lebanese Language Center, 2015
  • English Courses Level 402 – American Lebanese Language Center, 2015
  • Attended an International Criminal Law courses In Collaboration with the Special Tribunal of Lebanon, 2014
  • Diploma in Economic and Social Sciences (SE) Official college of Bickfaya, 2011
  • Arabic – Native 
  • English – Fluent
  • French – Proficient 
  • Italian – Basic 
  • Recognized for the “Top Emerging Legal Player award”, 2022
  • Recognized for the “Outstanding Leadership Award”, 2022