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Internationally qualified lawyer John Gaffney has joined Al Tamimi & Company as a Senior Associate in the Arbitration team.
John, who will be based in the firm’s Abu Dhabi office, is well versed in international arbitration and has assisted clients in arbitration disputes relating to construction, corporate/commercial, energy, investment treaty, IP, and telecommunications matters. Additionally, John has also served as a legal officer with the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) in Geneva.
Essam Al Tamimi, Senior Partner of Al Tamimi & Company and a leading Arbitrator himself, welcomes John to the team: “John is a wonderful acquisition for us. His expertise and knowledge will only help raise the standard of excellence already present in our arbitration practice. As we continue to strengthen our team, it is imperative that we continue to seek out the very best the field has to offer and John Gaffney is definitely someone to watch.”
In addition to his work has a counsel, John holds memberships to a variety of international and domestic arbitration panels and he sits as an arbitrator WIPO domain name disputes and an Expert in ICC Expertise proceedings. He is also listed in Who’s Who of International Commercial Arbitration (2010, 2011), the Euromoney Guide to Leading Commercial Arbitration Experts (9th and 10th eds.) and the Legal 500 (2011) for Dispute Resolution – Ireland.
Previously, John has worked with Freshfields and King & Spalding in Paris and Skadden Arps in London, as well as working as a partner at some of the leading commercial law firms in Ireland.