Rashid Khan is an Associate in the Litigation team in Dubai. His practice focuses on Banking, Real Estate and Construction related disputes before the DIFC Courts and in arbitration.

Rashid trained and qualified at a large city firm in London (United Kingdom) before moving to Dubai. Prior to joining Al Tamimi, he worked for a leading global law firm in the DIFC where he specialised in commercial and contentious construction work. Rashid has experience representing owners, developers, contractors and consultants on a range of construction and infrastructure projects and disputes in the Region and in the United Kingdom. He has experience advising on arbitration matters and has knowledge of the rules and procedures of leading international arbitration institutions such as: LCIA, DIFC LCIA, DIAC, ICC and ADCAAC

Rashid has also gained experience working on several high profile cases relating to matters such as, the construction of Stadia in the UK; the construction of an offshore wind farm; the high profile merger of Deutsche Borse and the NY Stock Exchange; and a high profile competition dispute involving the London Stock Exchange.

Rashid also gained valuable experience working at the Office of Fair Trading in London (now part of the Competition and Markets Authority) where he assisted on several complex and high profile competition investigations.

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Recent Experience

  • Acting for a sub-contractor in relation to claims arising out of non-payment and delays concerning a mixed use tower in Dubai, UAE
  • Advising an international engineering company in relation to the enforcement of foreign judgments in the UAE
  • Acting for a large bank in relation to claims arising out of weather damage at a data centre in the UAE
  • Acting for the employer in a dispute arising out of the construction of a research facility in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Acting for a UAE government agency in relation to the development of waste management facilities in the UAE
  • Acting for a joint venture owner in relation to a $500m claim arising out of the construction of an offshore wind farm


  • English


2006 – Legal Practice Course, College of Law, London

2005 – LLB (Hons), University of Essex


2013 – Solicitor, England & Wales