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Saif Almobideen

T: +971 4 407 3931 M: +971 52 120 3196 Email Saif | Vcard Office: Dubai

Saif Almobideen Senior associate

Contact details

Saif Almobideen

Saif Almobideen
Senior associate

T: +971 4 407 3931 M: +971 52 120 3196 Email Saif | Vcard Office: Dubai

An experienced litigation lawyer in the Dubai office, Saif has considerable expertise of handling complex local disputes within the Middle East region. Commended by clients as being very knowledgeable, responsive and straight to the point, Saif has been highly regarded in the region as an up and coming Arabic litigator specialising in shipping and enforcement disputes.
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Saif advises and represents clients on a broad spectrum of shipping and insurance local disputes across the Middle East, with a particular focus on the UAE, Jordan, Iraq, Kuwait and Qatar. He is a specialist in handling  wide range of local disputes relating to marine wet & dry claims, aviation claims, charterparty disputes, crew claims, ship arrest and release, enforcement before the local courts, casualties and passenger's claims.

His expertise in dealing with the UAE local courts, local authorities and court appointed experts would ensure prompt and sound results. Indeed, remarkably he was able to secure the release of a vessel over the Islamic weekend in the UAE which avoided the cancellation of a new charterparty. Also, he managed to file and obtain a favourable judgment in a class action for 36 crew members, before the Fujairah Court, which demonstrates an exceptional approval of a class action in the UAE.

Saif has also been able to enforce a New York judgment before the UAE local Court and pierce the corporate veil of a conglomerate group, which resulted in issuing an execution court order to attach assets of subsidiaries and issuing arrest order over a fleet of 10 vessels beneficially and ultimately owned by the debtor to satisfy a debt of USD171,769,169.00.

"We are appreciative for all [Saif's] support and effort to find numerous route to resolve this matter"
SK Shipping"

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