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Nicola Kneizeh

Associate

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Nicola Kneizeh

Nicola Kneizeh

Associate

People

Nicola Kneizeh

Nicola Kneizeh

Associate

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Nicola is an Associate in the Dispute Resolution Group based in Clyde & Co's Dubai office.

Nicola advises clients on contentious and non-contentious matters before the UAE courts and the courts of the Middle East region. Nicola has an extensive litigation experience in handling all sort of disputes including but not limited to commercial disputes, maritime and shipping, international trade, insurance and reinsurance.

Nicola's expertise extends to include international commercial arbitration under the DIFC and the LMAA rules.
 

Experience
  • Representing and successfully defending a major insurance company against multiple claims before the courts of Syria.
  • Representing and successfully defending a major shipping line against cargo claims and charterparties claims before the courts of Syria. 
  • Advising on arbitration procedures in relation to various commercial and contractual disputes in accordance with the rules of the London Maritime Arbitration Association, and the rules of Dubai International Financial Centre, and the rules of the London Court of the International Arbitration.
  • Advising international clients on the recognition and the enforcement of foreign arbitration awards in UAE.
  • Assisting in defending a global property development company in Dubai Courts in multiple claims for an alleged breach of contract. 
  • Representing clients in various litigation procedures related to various commercial, civil and criminal disputes.

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Practice Areas

Nicola is an associate in the Dubai office with extensive experience in litigation and arbitration, commercial disputes, marine, international trade, insurance and reinsurance.

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Full Profile

Nicola is an Associate in the Dispute Resolution Group based in Clyde & Co's Dubai office.

Nicola advises clients on contentious and non-contentious matters before the UAE courts and the courts of the Middle East region. Nicola has an extensive litigation experience in handling all sort of disputes including but not limited to commercial disputes, maritime and shipping, international trade, insurance and reinsurance.

Nicola's expertise extends to include international commercial arbitration under the DIFC and the LMAA rules.
 

Experience
  • Representing and successfully defending a major insurance company against multiple claims before the courts of Syria.
  • Representing and successfully defending a major shipping line against cargo claims and charterparties claims before the courts of Syria. 
  • Advising on arbitration procedures in relation to various commercial and contractual disputes in accordance with the rules of the London Maritime Arbitration Association, and the rules of Dubai International Financial Centre, and the rules of the London Court of the International Arbitration.
  • Advising international clients on the recognition and the enforcement of foreign arbitration awards in UAE.
  • Assisting in defending a global property development company in Dubai Courts in multiple claims for an alleged breach of contract. 
  • Representing clients in various litigation procedures related to various commercial, civil and criminal disputes.
Sectors

Sectors

  • Cargo & Bills of Lading

  • Charterparties

  • Commercial

  • Insurance

  • Marine

  • Marine Insurance

  • Retail & Consumer

Services

Services

  • Commercial

  • Commercial Disputes

  • Insurance

  • International Arbitration

  • Marine

  • Trade & Commodities