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Mohamed ElGhatit

Dubai, United Arab Emirates Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Dispute Resolution: Domestic
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Dispute Resolution: Domestic - United Arab Emirates

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Mohamed ElGhatit is active on a wide variety of contentious matters, ranging from construction and intellectual property to oil and gas disputes. Clients commend him as “an expert when it comes to local laws in the Middle East and North Africa,” highlighting his "excellent problem-solving skills and great attention to detail."
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Mohamed has more than 19 years’ experience working in the Middle East. He regularly assists clients on a broad range of complex and transnational disputes in various sectors including real estate, construction, oil and gas, IT, hotels and tourism and banking.

Mohamed also represents clients in court litigations in numerous regional jurisdictions primarily in the UAE (including DIFC), and Egypt. He has also acted as foreign law counsel or expert before Courts of England & Wales, Ireland and Australia.

In arbitration, he has handled cases under most of the major arbitration rules, including ICC, LCIA, DIAC, CRCICA, SIAC and UNCITRAL. He has sat as sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator or chairman on more than 40 cases in the UAE, and Egypt.

Before founding OGH Legal, Mohamed was Director (& Registrar) of the DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre and the acting leader of Hogan Lovells’ Disputes practice in the UAE.

Work highlights

•Acting for a European Governmental Authority in respect of a circa USD 2 billion claim being heard before the UAE Court.

•Acting for a North African sovereign wealth fund in a USD 1 billion cross-border litigation.

•Acting as Arab law expert on an investment treaty arbitration against an Arab state.

Mohamed ElGhatit

OGH Legal

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Office # 1207, 1208 – Prime tower

Burj Khalifa Boulevard

Business Bay

P.O Box 211940



United Arab Emirates

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