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Karim Mahmoud

Karim Mahmoud

Senior Associate


+971 4 4292999

Karim is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution team in Dubai. Prior to joining Hadef & Partners, Karim practised with a multinational firm in New York specialising in Restructuring and Litigation.

He has gained much experience working for both multinational and local entities regarding all manner of disputes in the local UAE Courts and arbitration proceedings. His practice includes a broad range of commercial matters with particular experience in shareholder, commercial agency, banking, and real estate disputes.  

Karim also regularly advises on cross border disputes with white collar matters often encompassing complex corporate fraud, tracing, freezing and recovery of assets, anti-money laundering, extradition, and mutual judicial cooperation, including issues relating to foreign judgments and Interpol notices.

He holds a Bachelor of Art in Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies from Rutgers University in New Jersey and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Brooklyn Law School in New York. Karim is a member of the American Bar Association and is admitted to the New Jersey and New York State Bars. He is fluent in English and Arabic.