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Philip Punwar

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

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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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Practice Areas

Commercial arbitration; Mediation: DIFC Courts; International Law

Career

Practising Barrister in London until relocating to Dubai in 2005.

Professional Memberships

Registered Dubai Legal Consultant (2005-Present); Practicing Barrister (England & Wales) (1989-Present); Advocate of the DIFC Courts (2006-Present); Master of the Bench of the Inner Temple (2013-Present); CIArb Chartered Arbitrator (2002-Present); ICC Commission on Arbitration & ADR (2010 - Present); CEDR Mediator (2010-Present); Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR) (2010-Present)

Publications

The Rules of the DIFC Courts with Commentary & Materials (ThomsonReuters, 2011); Commentary on the DIFC Contract Law, the DIFC Implied Terms in Contracts and Unfair Terms Law and the DIFC Electronic Transactions Law (LexisNexis, 2017)

Personal

Born: Chislehurst, Kent, England

Nationality: British

Education: University of Birmingham (B.A. (Hons.), Philosophy); City University (London)(Dip. Law); Inns of Court School of Law, London (BVC); SOAS, University of London (M.A. International Studies & Diplomacy); Hague Academy of International Law (Private International Law (Summer, 2002), Public International Law (Summer, 2003)

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Philip Punwar

Baker Botts LLP

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Emaar Square - Building No. 6, 7th Floor

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