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Ali Malek QC

London, UK Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 4 departments

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Global
Energy & Natural Resources - UK

Band 2

Ali Malek QC
Ali Malek QC is a strong commercial barrister with a broad practice that takes in a copious caseload in the oil and gas sector. He specialises in exploration issues, and has handled cases concerning assets in a number of African and Asian jurisdictions. Malek frequently appears as an advocate in arbitrations with an international aspect to them, including cases governed by ICC, LCIA and SIAC rules.
Strengths: "He is one of the greats of the Bar." "He is a very smooth operator in court."
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Dispute Resolution: Commercial - UK

Band 1

Ali Malek QC
Strengths: "A smooth and clever performer who has the ear of the judge as well as a tremendous ability to get along extraordinarily well with the client."
Recent work: Acted for Azitio Ltd, Gastly Ltd and Oleg Mkrtchan in Avonwick v Azitio and Others, a dispute which arose out of the sale of an interest in an eastern Ukrainian steel business.
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Dispute Resolution: Commercial Chancery - UK

Band 3

Ali Malek QC
Strengths: "A very, very good operator who is highly experienced. He really knows his stuff and is very highly regarded."
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International Arbitration - The English Bar - Global: Multi-Jurisdictional

Band 1

Ali Malek QC
Ali Malek QC handles a broad range of international arbitration disputes regarding oil and gas, infrastructure, banking and joint venture matters, among others. He acts on behalf of governments, investors, shareholders, charities and international companies in arbitrations across the Middle East, Europe and Asia. He is familiar with the rules of various arbitral bodies including the LCIA and ICSID. He also has expertise handling disputes under Sections 67 and 69 of the International Arbitration Act 1996.
Strengths: "He is a top-level performer in any commercial dispute. He is very versatile." "He's a huge name at the Bar; he's a smooth advocate."
Recent work: Represented 33 Russian athletes in a challenge to the World Anti-Doping Agency's response to the Russian Anti-Doping Agency's alleged failure to reform following the 'hole in the wall' doping scandal.
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