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Raid Abu-Manneh

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Raid Abu-Manneh is a partner in the Construction and Engineering team and head of the Arbitration Group in London. Raid has extensive experience both domestically and internationally in advising contractors, utilities and other clients in industries including energy, rail and other infrastructure sectors. A significant part of Raid’s work involves advice on risk management during the course of the design and construction of a project with the objective of either avoiding a dispute or ensuring that the client is best placed in the event that a dispute does arise. This experience has encompassed various types of projects including PFI, PPP and projects involving international finance. Raid has also substantial experience of all forms of arbitrations, adjudications and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. He has acted on UNCITRAL, ICC and LCIA arbitrations and on matters before the High Court. In the Middle East, Raid has advised on a substantial number of projects particularly on managing risks in power and energy projects in such countries as Qatar, United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. Raid has also advised on disputes in Egypt, Kuwait, Yemen and Libya. Raid studied comparative Arab commercial law and is a fluent Arabic speaker and also speaks German.


Queen Mary, University of London; LLB (Hons) The London School of Economics and Political Science; LLM, International Business Law University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies; Comparative Arab Commercial Law

London: Dispute resolution

International arbitration

Within: Leading individuals

Raid Abu-Manneh - Mayer Brown International LLP

Within: International arbitration

Mayer Brown International LLP's 'excellent, client-oriented and available practice' fields arbitration experts in post-M&A, international joint venture and energy-related disputes and investment treaty matters. Head of the international arbitration group in London Raid Abu-Manneh is also co-head of the global group; Kwadwo Sarkodie regularly advises on international arbitrations under the ICC, UNCITRAL and LCIA rules; and Miles Robinson represents clients in substantial contractual and commercial claims, often with a cross-border element. Also highly regarded are Mark Stefanini and James Morris, while Joseph Otoo and Rachael O’Grady are experienced senior associates. Tom Duncan left for Ashurst.

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