Francois Chemaly

Francois is Head of the Corporate Practice in our Abu Dhabi office. He is a Lebanese qualified lawyer with more than 15 years’ advisory and transactional experience, gained in both in-house and private practice. During this time, he worked at the forefront of change and demand, helping domestic and international clients with the realisation and…

Akram Albaiti

Akram is the Head of our Abu Dhabi office. An advocate with extensive experience in litigation, his diverse expertise includes advising clients on real estate matters, commercial issues and corporate disputes. Specialising in banking, intellectual property, copyright and patents and maritime, Akram often represents clients in insurance and criminal litigation proceedings as well as providing…

Abdelgadir Ali

Abdelgadir is an Associate in the Litigation practice in our Abu Dhabi office. He has over twelve years’ litigation experience gained in key industry sectors including construction, real estate, insurance, as well as extensive experience in dispute resolution. He often advises and acts on behalf of international and regional companies in relation to employment matters.…

Ali Abdelhalim

Ali Abdelhalim

Ali is an Associate in the Litigation practice based in our Abu Dhabi office. He joined BSA in 2013 and has over seven years’ legal experience gained from practicing law both in Egypt and the UAE. His main area of expertise are litigation and dispute resolution for industry sectors in real estate, corporate and financial…

Omar Osman

Omar Osman

Omar is an Associate in the Litigation Practice in our Abu Dhabi office. Practicing since 1995, he handles litigation cases before the Abu Dhabi Courts and Federal Courts, registering and following up on cases with the public prosecutor. Since joining us in 2004, Omar has also advised local companies and private clients on commercial disputes,…

Habib Mohamed Al Hadi

Habib Mohamed Al Hadi

Habib is a Senior Associate with the Litigation Practice in our Abu Dhabi office. Practising in the UAE since 2000, he specialises in several types of litigation cases including civil, criminal, commercial and Sharia law. On a day-to-day basis he advises our clients on the drafting of legal memorandums and legal contracts, attending expert meetings,…