Legal500, 2021 EMEA Results
On the latest Legal 500 – 2021 EMEA results, Galadari has achieved 4 practice rankings and 10 lawyers have been recognized as leaders in their area of expertise.
Dispute Resolution: Local Litigation – Tier 2
Abdulla Galadari, the firm’s senior partner and managing partner Ahmed Galadari are active in a broad range of matters, including the UAE elements of cross-border asset tracing matters, marine matters, property disputes, insurance litigation, financial crime and the most sensitive family law matters. Lebanese-qualified Fadi Hassoun is a key contact in the Abu Dhabi office, and in Dubai Ziad Galadari, the firm’s founder is also active. Senior counsel Marwan Al Cherkeh also has rights of audience before the UAE courts.
Leading individuals: Abdulla Galadari – Galadari, Advocates & Legal Consultants
Practice head(s): Ziad Galadari; Ahmed Galadari; Abdulla Galadari
Other key lawyers: Fadi Hassoun; Marwan Al Cherkah
Shipping – Tier 3
Ahmed Galadari and Shani Salim are key names at Galadari, Advocates & Legal Consultants, which has a presence in the shipping space through a range of onshore courts matters covering issues such as demurrage and vessel arrests.
Practice head(s): Ahmed Galadari
Other key lawyers: Shanni Salim
Construction – Tier 4
Galadari, Advocates & Legal Consultants‘ team is notable for featuring both specialists arbitration lawyers and also advocates with rights of audience before the UAE courts. Practice head Dean O’Leary handles a range of work, including disputes surrounding subcontracts for MEP works, landscaping, and other works. Senior counsel Daniel Brawn is involved in a number of front-end matters as well as disputes, and UAE advocate Abdulla Galadari is the key name for work in the courts.
Practice head(s): Dean O’Leary
Other key lawyers: Daniel Brawn, Abdulla Galadari
Commercial, corporate and M&A – Tier 5
Galadari, Advocates & Legal Consultants handles matters such as shareholder agreements, inbound investments into the UAE and corporate and commercial matters, often in highly sensitive and regulated sectors (an area of focus for Manish Narayan). We are well connected with public authorities in the UAE, and has expertise in work involving private clients. Ken Dixon and Fadi Hassoun head the practice.
Practice head(s): Ken Dixon; Fadi Hassoun
Source: Legal500, 2021 EMEA Results