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Badar Al-Raisi

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Badar Al-Raisi

Badar Al-Raisi

Associate

Badar is an Associate in the London office. He has experience in acting for a range of state and corporate clients in international arbitration proceedings and principally in the reinsurance, energy, natural resources, and infrastructure sectors.

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Profile & Experience

Badar is an Associate in the London office. He has experience in acting for a range of state and corporate clients in international arbitration proceedings and principally in the reinsurance, energy, natural resources, and infrastructure sectors.

Regions covered
Full Profile

Badar is an Associate in Clyde & Co’s Specialty, International Risk and Reinsurance team specialising in international arbitration, with a focus on disputes arising on large risks involving the Bermuda Form (usually involving New York Substantive law and English or Bermudian arbitration).

Badar’s insurance and reinsurance experience includes advising on complex matters involving excess liability claims, political risk, and COVID-19 related claims.

Badar also has experience of acting for state and corporate clients in high value disputes arising out of the energy, natural resources and infrastructure sectors, across both commercial and bilateral investment treaty arbitrations. His experience within those sectors includes advising on claims relating to mining and refining projects, offshore farmout interests, expropriation of interests in oil blocks, and the interpretation of long-term product sharing contracts relating to oil and gas fields, across Africa, the Middle East and South East Asia.

Badar is a native Arabic speaker and has extensive experience in both advising clients based in the Middle East and North Africa and on matters arising out of those regions.

Experience
  • Acting for reinsurers in international arbitration proceedings in respect of COVID-19 related claims.
  • Advising reinsurers in respect of excess liability claims.
  • Acting for a South Asian State in defending a treaty claim under the UNCITRAL Rules concerning a bauxite mining and alumina refining project.
  • Successfully acting for a US based medical technology company in a claim under the DIFC-LCIA Rules relating to the misappropriation of IP and trade secrets by a JV partner.
  • Acting for an investor in US$105 million ICSID claim against Azerbaijan arising out of an investment in the construction sector under the Turkey-Azerbaijan BIT
  • Acting for a sovereign wealth fund in a series of multi-billion US Dollar High Court and Court of Appeal claims against global investment banks and certain intermediaries in respect of derivative investments that arose from transactions allegedly procured by a fraudulent and corrupt scheme.
  • Advising on a DIAC arbitration concerning an investment in a financial services JV in KSA.
Sectors

Sectors

  • Bermuda Form

  • Insurance & Reinsurance

  • Specialty

Services

Services

  • International Arbitration

  • Investor-state Arbitration