Firm Profile > Charles Russell Speechlys LLP > Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
United Arab Emirates

Dispute resolution: arbitration and international litigation Tier 4

At Charles Russell Speechlys LLP, Lebanese-qualified Ghassan El Daye projects manages cross-border litigation across the Middle East.

Key clients

Etihad Airways

AXA Insurance (Gulf) BSC

GEK Terna (Terna Group)

DEAL Distribution International FZE

Gulf Chinese Trading Corporation

Lindsay Lohan

Hi Aloha FZE

DUAL Investments LLC

Haroon Karim

W.S. Atkins & Partners Overseas & W.S. Atkins International Limited

First Qatar Real Estate Development

Expertise SRL

Dubai, UAEĀ 

Charles Russell Speechlys is a law firm headquartered in London with 11 offices located in the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Hong Kong. We have an unusually broad range of skills and experience across the full spectrum of business and personal needs. This gives us a wider perspective, clear insight and a strongly commercial long-term view. We use this approach to secure the growth of our clients as they move confidently into the future.

Charles Russell Speechlys has a dedicated Middle East team based in our three offices in Doha, Manama and Dubai. Our work for clients in the region primarily covers the following key areas:

  • Corporate / Commercial
  • Real Estate, Hotels & Hospitality
  • Construction, Engineering and Projects
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Intellectual Property
  • Private Wealth
  • Sports
  • Art

With a team of bilingual locally and internationally qualified lawyers, we are able to service clients in the region efficiently and understand their local business culture and best practices. All of the partners in our Middle East offices have many years of regional Middle East experience, in Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, and other parts of the Middle East and North Africa.

Building on our strong presence and reputation in the Middle East, we opened an office in Dubai in August 2017, our third office in the Gulf and one of the fastest growing economic hubs in the world. Our Dubai team, based in the DIFC, serves clients across the region, primarily in the areas of LDR (including local litigation), Real Estate, Hotels & Hospitality and Construction, Corporate, Commercial, Intellectual Property, Technology, Media & Telecommunications.

Index Tower

West Entrance

Level 20

Unit 2002



P.O. Box 507226


+971 4 246 1900

Department Name Email Telephone
Head of Dubai Office, Construction & Real Estate Simon Green +971 4 246 1900
Photo Name Position Profile
 Ghassan El Daye photo Ghassan El Daye
 Simon Green photo Simon Green
 Mark Hill  photo Mark Hill
 Thanos Karvelis  photo Thanos Karvelis
 William Reichert  photo William Reichert
Fee earners : 14
English (fluent)