Biography

Amro Abashar is an Associate in the Litigation practice in Dubai.

Amro specialises in handling real estate, civil and commercial disputes before all courts and special committees of the UAE. He also has particular expertise in relation to enforcement / nullification proceedings of arbitration awards.

In addition, Amro has experience in real estate arbitration disputes and he is well versed with the DIAC and ADCCAC arbitration rules. Amro is a member of the DIAC40 – Young Practitioners Group.

Prior to joining Al Tamimi Amro worked for four years as an Associate in the arbitration and litigation departments of two leading law firms in the UAE where he represented local and multinational companies in several contentious and non-contentious real estate and commercial matters.

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Recent Experience

  • Advising and acting for a well-known medical institution in the UAE in a complex multi-million dirham medical malpractice claim brought before the Dubai Courts.
  • Acting for a Kuwaiti owned real estate Company in the enforcement / nullification proceedings of an AED 30 million DIAC arbitral award against a major UAE public joint stock company before the Dubai Rental Disputes Settlement Centre.
  • Worked on advising an international law firm acting for the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq in the DIFC Court proceedings brought by Pearl & Others in relation to the issue of “state immunity” under the UAE laws.
  • Represented several investors and employers in construction claims before the UAE Courts and in arbitration proceedings.

Language(s)

  • Arabic
  • English

Education

2014 – IICL Certificate Program on International Commercial Law and International Alternative Dispute Resolution, Pace University – Elisabeth Haub School of Law

2013 – Bachelor of Laws, University of Sharjah