Galadari expands Maritime and International Trade Practice with Partner hire.

Emirati law firm Galadari Advocates and Legal Consultants announces the appointment of Maritime and International Trade partner Abdelhak Attallah.

Mr. Attallah heads a highly respected, market-leading Maritime and International Trade practice advising clients globally on maritime related litigation and arbitration matters across the UAE.

Mr. Attallah, who joins from Al Suwaidi & Company, is a British qualified Maritime and International Trade lawyer with broad experience spanning maritime, international trade, UAE litigation and arbitration. His practice is recognized in Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners Global.

He has over 20 years of extensive, market-leading experience handling complex and sensitive litigation and arbitration matters under the rules of various arbitration institutions related to commercial matters, ship finance, ship building, multimodal carriage of goods, international sales of goods, marine insurance, ship arrest and enforcement of foreign judgements and arbitration awards under UAE law, and international and domestic arbitration.

Abdulla Ziad Galadari, Senior Partner at Galadari’s Dubai office commented, “Abdelhak’s dual qualification in metallurgical engineering and international trade law provides his practice a great practical approach and understanding to technical and complex projects. By welcoming Abdelhak, we are strategically expanding our Maritime and Shipping practice. I could not be more excited to welcome him to the team.”

Added Abdelhak Attallah, “I am excited by the opportunity this step in my career offers to me, I want to thank Abdulla Galadari for the trust he has placed in choosing me, and I could not have accomplished this without the support of my colleagues. I really look forward to contributing to the success of the firm.”