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Baker Botts LLP

Dispute Resolution

1 ranked lawyersBand 4United Arab EmiratesGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Noted for its experienced team of advocates who are regularly mandated on both DIFC Court litigation and international arbitration. Commended for its expertise in construction and project-related disputes, acting for both developers and contractors. Also leverages the firm's deep-seated expertise in the oil and gas industry.

Strengths

A client appreciated “its ability to communicate advice on a complicated matter in a very concise and easily digestible way.” Clients also say the team is "extremely efficient" and "very knowledgeable about arbitration."

Voicing the opinion of several clients, one source said: "The reason I engaged them on this matter is the firm's significant experience in the oil and gas industry."

Notable practitioners

Philip Punwar acts both as arbitrator and as counsel in high-value construction disputes. His broader practice encompasses advice on white-collar fraud as well as intellectual property and joint venture disputes. Clients appreciate that “he is incredibly knowledgeable and has a knack for zeroing in on the important points,” adding: “His cross-examination skills are excellent.”

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Dispute Resolution

Baker Botts LLP

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Location

Emaar Square - Building No. 6, 7th Floor

PO Box 23425

Dubai

Dubai

United Arab Emirates

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United Arab Emirates

Dispute Resolution


Philip Punwar
Band 3