Abdalla Al Suwaidi

Head of Advocacy,
Dubai, UAE

T. +971 4 568 5555
E. abdalla.alsuwaidi@bsabh.com

Abdalla is head of advocacy and part of the litigation team, based in our DIFC office in Dubai

Practicing for almost a decade, Abdalla has built solid experience in various areas of litigation and has rights of audience before the local courts throughout the UAE. He represents a broad range of clients, submitting pleadings on their behalf before all levels of the UAE courts, in various matters including trademark litigation, intellectual property rights, labor disputes and criminal cases.

Prior to joining BSA, Abdalla was an in-house counsel for Al Futtaim Group, where he specialized in commercial agency complaints with a focus on infringement of commercial agencies. 

He is an Emirati qualified lawyer, and holds an LLB from the University of Sharjah with a distinction. 

Areas of expertise
  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporate & M&A
  • Employment
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Financial Institutions
  • Insurance
Highlights of experience
  • An Advocate in the UAE courts.
  • Advising on corporate structurings for both local and international companies.
  • Advising clients on the drafting of all types of commercial agreements and arrangements.
  • Submission of pleadings across all stages of the UAE courts.
  • Experience dealing with the finance and insurance regulators in the UAE, including the DFSA.
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