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Reem Faqihi

Associate

Reem is an Associate in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution department. She often acts for individuals and corporate clients in complex and cross-border disputes.

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About

Reem regularly works on high-level disputes in various jurisdictions, including the Kingdom of Bahrain, the United Kingdom, the Dubai International Financial Centre and the Abu Dhabi Global Market Courts.

Prior to qualifying, Reem worked as a paralegal and completed part of her training contract in the Bahrain office. She provided legal support across different departments and jurisdictions, including Real Estate, Construction, Private Client, Litigation and Dispute Resolution and Business Services. She has also co-authored several articles focusing on legal developments in the Middle East.

Reem is fluent in Arabic and English.

Reem is admitted as a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales.

Experience

  • Working on several matters arising from the administration of Awal Bank BSC (in Administration), which involves multi-million dollar cross-border disputes.
  • Acting for a UAE investment company in an AED 800 million+ partnership dispute with a foreign listed property developer in LCIA arbitrations, including related court proceedings in Singapore and the DIFC Courts.
  • Acting in an English Court claim against multiple defendants in connection with a worldwide freezing order.
  • Acting for a UAE-based global crypto-currency trading platform company in respect of a claim in the DIFC Courts against a DFSA-regulated investment company for damages arising from the loss of a significant amount of Bitcoin.

Recognition

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  • Charles Russell Speechlys_ME winner personalised_2019_574931_1
  • MELA_Real Estate_Winner_497907_1
  • LAW-FIRM-OF-THE-YEAR-BAHRAIN
  • Oath-Winner-2018

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