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Ruth Liew

Ruth Liew



+971 4 429 2999

Ruth is an associate in the Engineering & Construction team. Ruth advises on a broad range of both contentious and non-contentious construction matters. She has represented and assisted clients ranging from developers, main-contractors, consultants and subcontractors, both onshore and internationally.

Ruth has experience representing clients in court including the TCC, arbitration governed by various institutional rules including DIFC-LCIA, DIAC, ICC, KLRCA and SIAC, adjudication and early neutral evaluation.

Prior to joining Hadef & Partners, Ruth was in-house counsel at one of the largest state-owned construction companies in the world. Prior to moving to the UAE, she was an associate at a leading construction law firm in Malaysia specialising in construction disputes. 

Ruth was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2014 and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Malaysian Bar in 2015, she holds a LLB (Hons) from Cardiff University.

Ruth is fluent in English, Mandarin and Malay language.