Dispute Resolution

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Disputes are a fact of life for any business. So when they happen in the Middle East, how do you obtain the right result? You need on-the-ground specialists who can enforce judgments and arbitral awards in the UAE and the wider Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

Gowling WLG's team in Dubai offers a broad range of dispute services - from initial advice on the merits of a claim and pre-action correspondence to applying for and defending applications for injunctive relief, and conducting alternative dispute resolution (ADR). You'll benefit from our wide experience in a broad range of disputes, extensive regional knowledge and broad global network.

In addition, we hold extensive experience in representing clients in the DIFC Courts, which are being widely used to aid enforcement in the UAE and further afield.

By engaging our team, you'll also gain access to our award-winning fraud and asset recovery team, which specialises in cross-border, multi-jurisdictional disputes. We work closely with teams across our global network and are a founding member of FraudNet, an ICC-endorsed network of specialists operating in more than 60 jurisdictions. This means that you can instruct fraud specialists and investigators anywhere in the world, 24 hours a day - and secure assets rapidly.

Dispute resolution areas we cover include:

  • Asset tracing
  • Breach of contract claims
  • Commercial litigation
  • Contentious trust matters
  • Contentious trusts
  • Fraud
  • Insolvency
  • Shareholder and joint venture disputes

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If you want a truly strategic partner who can work with you every step of the way through local Dubai courts and in many of the off-shore jurisdictions, Gowling WLG can give you the edge in any dispute.

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