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Ali Sharif Zu'bi Advocates & Legal Consultants has a prominent disputes practice with a strong track record in domestic commercial litigation and international arbitration. It routinely handles major banking claims, insolvency and construction-related disputes as well as agency terminations. Senior counsel Edward Qassisiya heads the team.

Bakr & Odeh Advocates & Legal Consultants has a top-notch reputation for major litigation and arbitrations. Aiman Odeh and Firas Bakr are eminent figures in the market.

Obeidat & Freihat has an extremely active litigation and arbitration practice. The firm represents clients across a range of industries, including the mining, construction, chemicals and energy sectors. Co-managing partner Abdelghaffar Freihat and Sufian Obeidat are noted.

Rajai K.W. Dajani & Associates is well respected for litigation and arbitration, and is particularly noted for its experience in insurance disputes. On the arbitration front it represented the government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in a $100m plus investment treaty dispute with a Qatari investor. Rajai Dajani is well regarded.

The ‘very pragmatic’ disputes team at Al Tamimi & Company is praised for its ‘very thorough analysis’ and ‘client-focused approach’. Samer Al Zuriekat is highly recommended by clients. The group recently represented Emirates Steel Industries in a $19m dispute with a Jordanian distributor.

International Business Legal Associates (IBLAW) regularly handles commercial litigation and international arbitration for its domestic and international clients. Areas of expertise include major employment, construction, distribution, corporate fraud and IP disputes. Salim Kopti is a key contact.

Osama Sukkari & Associates - Attorneys at Law has a strong reputation in the market for its ‘decent litigation group’. The firm is particularly noted for its expertise in financial services litigation.

At Sanad Law Group in Association with Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP, Ghaleb Al Faraj and managing partner Tawfiq Tabbaa are the key disputes partners. The team is experienced in local litigation and its international links are a key asset in major arbitrations. Recent work includes representing The Weir Group in a supply dispute with a local Jordanian company. It also acted for Agrico in a dispute concerning potato seeds sold to two Jordanian companies.

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