International arbitration

With five offices across six countries in the Middle East and North Africa alaa abed law firm offers one of the region’s leading international arbitration practices. Our team members speak over a dozen languages, can conduct complex arbitrations in English and Arabic and are admitted to practice in a wide variety of jurisdictions.


Our experience covers arbitrations administered by all of the major international arbitration institutions, including the ICC, LCIA, SIAC and PCA, and we are frequently appointed as counsel in arbitrations seated around the world.


Within the region, we conduct arbitrations in all of the key jurisdictions, including the UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Iraq and Oman. We are regularly appointed as counsel in arbitrations administered by the DIFC-LCIA, DIAC, CRCICA, ADCCAC, BCDR-AAA and the GCC Commercial Arbitration Centre. Members of our team also act in investment arbitration matters under bilateral and
multilateral treaties and advise on complex issues of public international law.