Ravi Jawani > Fichte & Co. > Dubai, United Arab Emirates > Lawyer Profile

Fichte & Co.
23rd Floor, Rolex Tower
Sheikh Zayed Road
P.O. Box 116637
United Arab Emirates

Work Department

Shipping

Position

Partner

Career

Ravi joined Fichte & Co’s Maritime department in 2008. He holds a LLM in Maritime Law from University of Southampton. Ravi has invaluable experience in the highly specialised practice areas of marine insurance, carriage of goods by sea and international trade law as he belongs to a family of international traders.

Prior to joining Fichte & Co, Ravi was leading the insurance department of one of the top off-shore construction companies in Abu Dhabi and has extensive experience in contentious matters having worked with leading international litigation law firms in Mumbai.

Ravi has facilitated the diversifying and strengthening of the shipping department with his expertise in handling international arbitrations, both contentious and non–contentious cases, within the UAE and GCC countries. He represents corporate and individual clients in high profile multifaceted shipping, trade, commercial, commodities and business disputes in UAE, international arbitration as well as in alternative dispute resolution forums. His experience and expertise includes handling disputes and claims relating to all types of charter parties, insurance, bills of lading and international trade. Ravi is involved in high profile multi-jurisdictional cases pertaining to UAE and GCC countries.

Ravi is a member of the Institute of Chartered Brokers, London and a Post Graduate from Narottam Morarjee Institute of Shipping, Mumbai. He is also a member of the Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa and the English Law Society.

Area of Expertise:

  • Maritime Law
  • Marine Insurance
  • International Trade
  • Commodity Finance
  • Shipping Litigation and Arbitration

Languages

English, Hindi and Gujarati

Memberships

Institute of Chartered Brokers (London), Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa and the English Law Society.

Education

B.Com, LLB, LLM (Southampton), PGDSM, MICS

Lawyer Rankings

United Arab Emirates > Shipping

Fichte & Co. has an experienced shipping practice with particular expertise in contentious work and frequently represents clients in disputes arising from vessel and environmental damage. Firm managing partner Jasmin Fichte has a well-established presence in the shipping space and acts as Chairwoman of Dubai Maritime Advisory Council. Alessandro Tricoli heads the shipping practice and focuses on ship finance, ship sale and purchase, construction and conversion of ships. The shipping litigation offering is led by Ravi Jawani and specialises in marine insurance, carriage of goods by sea and international trade law.