Practices
Litigation & Arbitration

AQI lawyers represent clients in litigation & arbitration process including a wide range of disputes, from cross-border matters occurring in different jurisdictions and international arbitrations to complex general litigation cases and proceedings.

Recognized as one of the top litigation firm in the UAE, AQI provides clients with creative and result-oriented litigation and arbitration counsel in matters ranging from major general & commercial disputes to criminal investigations and proceedings.

AQI has helped governments, industrial enterprises, financial institutions and individuals in many cases. We handle litigation and arbitration involving a wide variety of issues, such as securities, M&A, investment treaties, bankruptcy, crime matters, employment, executive compensation, intellectual property and general commercial & civil disputes.

AQI represents a range of industries in complex litigation proceedings related to commercial agreements, consumer fraud, insurance and banking, corporate governance and M&A-related claims. Our lawyers are renowned for devising litigation strategy, facilitating pre-trial resolutions to commercial disputes, obtaining summary judgments or voluntary dismissal of claims, negotiating favorable settlements and prevailing at trial.

AQI has long history of experience litigating banking and complex financial matters. We have litigated disputes involving creditors rights, financial failures, fraud, securities, lender liability, consumer rights, letters of banking regulations and many other issues affecting financial services companies

Multinational corporations across the UAE rely on our arbitration practice for high-stakes matters when their business reputation or commercial relationships are at risk. Clients understand we provide the practical, comprehensive and efficient advice needed to achieve favorable results. We have a track record of success in taking cases through trial and final awards in major arbitration venues.

AQI multilingual team possesses detailed knowledge of arbitration institutions, rules, regulations and practices, drawing on extensive experience as both arbitrators and counsel. We regularly handle disputes under the laws of different countries and are adept at evaluating the interplay of applicable laws, sovereign immunity, international treaties and their impact on the outcome of matters and the enforcement of awards. This understanding can provide a critical advantage when a firm grasps of the complex interplay between international treaties and regional arbitration laws, or a familiarity with local rules and practices, is required.

Furthermore, on criminal litigation matters and drawing on the collective experience of the firm are lawyers who have served in high-level positions within the government, including numerous former prosecutors.

AQI criminal litigation lawyers advise on all aspects of criminal and regulatory investigations, working across jurisdictions on crime matters such as fraud, insider dealing, market abuse, bribery and corruption and corporate investigations.

AQI criminal litigation lawyers represent sophisticated clients in high-stakes matters relating to criminal defense, regulatory enforcement and internal investigations. The Firm has represented institutions in virtually every major UAE enforcement initiative, including those involving issues relating to, commodities fraud and market manipulation, mortgages and criminal matters in general.