has an arbitration team which is renowned for having expert knowledge of the new UAE Arbitration Law, and is regularly called upon by various publications to provide in-depth commentary on the new law. With the addition of two highly qualified barristers, the adept arbitration team is one of the ... firm's greatest assets. The firm's clients appreciate the combination of international and local lawyers, meaning arbitrations can be conducted in Arabic as well as English before the differing dispute resolution fora within the UAE. Contractors, sub-contractors, developers and suppliers make up the firm's arbitration client base, with the majority of arbitration matters entailing contentious construction and real estate matter, and public and private law disputes. The team recently acted on behalf of a major UAE contractor in a construction dispute before ADCCAC, against an Abu Dhabi state-owned entity in relation to construction upgrades to an air force military base.