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Dispute Resolution - United Arab Emirates
Dispute Resolution - Middle East-wide
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Litigation and disputes
Construction and engineering
Hotels, hospitality and leisure
Paul Stothard is a dispute resolution lawyer based in Dubai. He has particular experience of international arbitration and advises clients on international disputes involving construction, energy and infrastructure, financial institutions, international trade, retail, hospitality, sports and media. Paul has experience of both commercial and investment disputes, and has acted for both investors and states. In addition to his work in international arbitration, he also has wide-ranging experience in international fraud litigation, and has led internal investigations into corruption and fraud. Paul has appeared as advocate and been appointed as arbitrator on numerous occasions before a diverse range of courts and tribunals internationally. He has represented clients in courts (English High Court and Dubai International Financial Centre Court) and in arbitration (International Chamber of Commerce, London Court of International Arbitration, International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes, UNCITRAL and Dubai International Arbitration Centre). During his career, Paul has practiced international arbitration in London, Tokyo, Beijing and Dubai.
Founder member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration in the UAE
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Board member of Commercial Litigators Forum
Society of Construction Law.