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Amira Ioana Shaat

Associate

Dubai

+971 (0) 4 429 2999

a.shaat@hadefpartners.com

Amira is an associate in the Dispute Resolution, International Arbitration and Shipping teams in Dubai. Amira represents clients in general commercial, as well as, complex arbitration and litigation proceedings.

Before joining the firm, Amira practiced with market-leading US and UK law firms in Dubai, London and Sana’a, Yemen. She acted for clients in common and civil law court proceedings and before several arbitral institutions under various arbitral rules, including those of the DIFC-LCIA, IBA and ICC, in disputes related to the aviation, construction, and oil and gas sectors.

Educated in both the common and civil law systems, Amira holds an LLB with Honors from the University of Law in the UK and a ‘Licence en Droit’ (Bachelor of Laws) from Paris Descartes, Paris-Sorbonne University. Amira completed her training contract in London with a prominent UK law firm and qualified as a Solicitor Advocate in March 2018 and with full rights of audience before all civil courts in England and Wales.

Amira speaks English, Arabic, Romanian, French and Moldavian, is a member of the Law Society of England & Wales, and sits on the Legal Committee of the Al Nazaha Association combating fraud in the UAE.