Alfred is a partner in the insurance and dispute resolution groups of Clyde & Co’s Abu Dhabi office. He practiced at a large South African commercial law firm as an insurance and litigation attorney before joining Clyde & Co's Abu Dhabi office in June 2006.
The main focus of Alfred's practice is on re/insurance and commercial litigation and arbitration. He also advises re/insurers on non-contentious matters.
Alfred routinely advises litigants before the courts of the UAE and other GCC countries and represents litigants in national and international arbitrations, both ad hoc and institutional. He has experience of arbitrations conducted under the auspices of the Abu Dhabi Commercial Conciliation and Arbitration Centre (ADCCAC), Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC), the London Court of International Arbitration and its Dubai branch (LCIA & DIFC-LCIA), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Arbitration Foundation of South Africa (AFSA).
The clients that Alfred acts for are in a wide range of sectors including re/insurance, energy, defence, professional services, construction and healthcare. A particular focus of his practice is advising on energy, engineering and construction insurance disputes.