Sherif advises both local and international clients on commercial contentious matters before the UAE Courts and other courts in the MENA region. Sherif has represented companies in several international arbitrations under the rules of the ICC, LCIA and the DIAC, with a particular focus on arbitrations involving parties from or with interests in the Middle East.

Sherif practice primarily focuses on resolving Middle East disputes arising out of commercial agreements (e.g. sale of goods and services agreements, lease agreements, joint venture and partnership agreements and management contracts). Sherif is fluent in English, Arabic and French.