Dispute escalation provisions and International Arbitration - a rising threat in the UAE?
Maria is an associate in the Dispute Resolution Group based in Clyde & Co’s Dubai office.
Maria advises clients in various jurisdictions across the MENA region in arbitration proceedings (including ICC, DIFC-LCIA and UNCITRAL ad hoc arbitrations) and litigation proceedings. Her experience covers a range of industries, including the real estate, transport and defence logistics, construction, media and banking sectors; and her practice encompasses a variety of disputes relating to, inter alia, international sales and services agreements, agency agreements, shareholders agreements, and general commercial disputes.
Prior to joining Clyde & Co, Maria gained experience between Paris and Beirut, where she worked in international and regional law firms focusing on international arbitration and litigation.
Maria is fluent in English, Arabic and French.
Saint-Joseph University of Beirut, LL.B in Private Law, Beirut, 2014
Paris II Panthéon-Assas University, LLM in Business Law of Arab Countries, Paris, 2015
Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University, Masters in English and American Business Law, Paris, 2016
Dispute Resolution & International Arbitration
Banking & Finance Litigation
Corporate & Shareholder Disputes