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Ali Habib
Senior Partner



Ali Habib is a UAE national and the Senior Partner of the firm. Following successful completion of his Bachelor of Laws degree, Ali was formally admitted as an advocate at the Bar Council of the UAE.

He is one of the UAE leading practitioners and has been recognised as such in the leading legal directories for many years. Ali has distinguished contentious and non-contentious commercial, corporate and construction experience of advising in relation to large and complex disputes for large corporates and high net worth individuals at court. Ali has a practice that focuses on complex commercial litigation. Being licensed with the Bar of the UAE he regularly appears in the lower, high and superior courts of the UAE. He has handled a wide range of matters, involving diverse areas of litigation including construction, real estate, banking, attachment proceedings, conservatory and enforcement measures, shipping, white-collar crime, international fraud, criminal negligence, bankruptcy, criminal procedure, maritime law, arrest of vessels, oil pollution, finance, health, trade secret and non-compete, employment, transportation pharmaceutical, personal injury, breach of contract, oil and gas, negligence, and general commercial litigation; utilities, manufacturers, retailers, warehouses, entertainment facilities, claims alleging minority shareholder oppression.

Ali practice in the UAE has resulted in some notable successes for his clients before the courts of the UAE. He also handles international arbitration cases at the Dubai International Arbitration Centre and the Abu Dhabi Commercial Conciliation and Arbitration Centre.