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Al Tamimi & Company

AL SILA TOWER, LEVEL 26, ABU DHABI GLOBAL MARKET SQUARE, AL MARYAH ISLAND, PO BOX 44046, ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Tel:
Work +971 2 813 0444
Email:
Web:
www.tamimi.com

Mohamed Al Marzouqi

Tel:
Work +971 2 813 0444
Email:
Web:
www.tamimi.com
Al Tamimi & Company

Work Department

Litigation

Position

Partner, Head of Litigation, Abu Dhabi

Career

Mohamed Al Marzouqi is a Partner and the Head of Litigation practice in Abu Dhabi.

Mohamed has over 24 years experience in litigation and dispute resolution in the UAE.  Prior to joining Al Tamimi & Company, Mohammed spent 8 years working at the Investigation Department of the Dubai Public Prosecution.  He began his career with Al Tamimi & Company in 2002 and was instrumental in developing the Litigation department of the firm. In 2003, Mohammed was admitted to practice before the UAE Courts and in 2007 he was admitted to practice before the Federal Supreme Court - the highest court in the UAE.  Mohammed’s areas of expertise include banking, property, commercial and intellectual property rights disputes and he has considerable experience in criminal law.  He has also acted as counsel in a number of arbitration disputes before ADCCAC and other arbitration institutions.

Languages

Arabic, English

Member

2007 – Federal Supreme court of UAE

2003 – Federal Courts, Abu Courts, Dubai Courts and RAK courts

Education

Master in International Business Law, Paris Sorbonne Université

Diploma in International Law International Relation Diplomacy, Paris Sorbonne Université

Bachelor of Law, Beirut University


United Arab Emirates

Dispute resolution: local litigation

Within: Dispute resolution: local litigation

Al Tamimi & Company, which 'has a very dedicated team that pulls all extra efforts into reaching the desired objectives and adds value through technical knowledge', handles all manner of commercial litigation from offices in several Emirates. Zafer Oghli, who leads the firm's team in Sharjah, represented Dana Gas in the Sharjah elements of its well-known and high-profile global dispute in which it sought to annul a sukuk, alleging that it was in violation of UAE public policy and Shari'ah principles. In the Dubai office, Naief Yahia acted for Ahli United Bank in foreclosure proceedings, securing the sale of 29 plots of land for a total of AED320m. Senior partner Essam Al Tamimi is also involved in shareholder litigation, among other matters. Regional litigation co-heads Hassan Arab and Hussein Eisa Shiri are other notable names in the Dubai office. Mohamed Al Marzouqi heads the firm's litigation team in Abu Dhabi, and represented Al Dar Properties in a case concerning the collapse of a two-year-old building, securing a judgment against the main contractor and consultant for AED 195m. Ayen Biar (who is 'excellent in terms of communication, evaluation of issues and implementing strategy') in Abu Dhabi and Hussain Abdel Ghaffar in Dubai, both qualified in Sudan, are notable senior associates. Tarek Shrayh is now a partner at Fletcher Day in London.

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