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Abdulrahman Juma

Abdulrahman Juma

Deputy Managing Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution, Dubai

Dubai

+971 4 429 2999

a.juma@hadefpartners.com

Abdulrahman is a senior litigator and Head of our Dispute Resolution practice. He is licensed to appear before local and federal courts, namely, the Dubai Court of First Instance, Court of Appeals and Court of Cassation, and the UAE Federal Court of First Instance and Court of Appeal.

He acts for a range of local and international corporations as well as UAE government entities with a specialist focus on arbitration and all types of commercial and rental disputes before courts and tribunals.

Clients know Abdulrahman for his commercial acumen and sensitive, yet rigorous approach to dispute resolution. Before joining Hadef & Partners, Abdulrahman was an officer of the Immigration Department of the UAE Ministry of Interior. He is a graduate of Dubai Police College and is fluent in Arabic and English.

  • “Abdulrahman is very good. He is very experienced and capable.”

    Chambers Global, 2022

  • Recognised as a “Leading individual” for Dispute Resolution – Local Court Litigation

    Legal 500, 2021

  • Abdulrahman Juma is “excellent knowledge of local laws”, “exceptional in handling shareholder and employment disputes” and “he is one of the finest lawyers in the country, an excellent draftsman and a brilliant litigator.”

    Chambers Global, 2021

  • Abdulrahman Juma is hailed by sources as “one of the best litigators in Dubai”. A client noted his “excellent understanding of multi-jurisdictional issues”, highlighting especially “his years of experience, knowledge and problem-solving attitude”, in addition to “his ability to remain calm and collected in a crisis situation”.

    Chambers Global, 2020

  • The “outstanding” Abdulrahman Juma is seen as “very efficient and very sound” by clients for his work in local litigation.

    Chambers Global, 2019

  • Recognised as "Leading Lawyer" for Dispute resolution: local court litigation

    Legal 500, 2018

  • “Clients say that Abdulrahman Juma is ‘very well-known and very good at what he does - he's an excellent litigator. I have nothing but praise for him’.”

    Chambers Global, 2017

  • “Abdulrahman Juma, who is singled out for his ‘first-rate connections among local legal officers’.”

    Legal 500, 2016

  • Commended External Counsel of the Year 2021

    BY : In-House Community Counsels of the Year Awards

    Lawyer : Dina Mahdi

  • Winner for UAE Employment Law Firm of the Year 2022

    Winner for UAE Employment Law Firm of the Year 2022

    BY : Chambers Middle East Awards

    Lawyer : Hana MohamedLucy MelvilleRachel HillSuzanne Gingles

  • Honourable mention for Employment Lawyer of the Year 2022

    Honourable mention for Employment Lawyer of the Year 2022

    BY : LexisNexis Women in Law Awards

    Lawyer : Rachel Hill

  • Employment Team of the Year 2021

    Employment Team of the Year 2021

    BY : The Oath Middle East Legal Awards

    Lawyer : Rachel Hill

  • Commended External Counsel of the Year 2020

    Commended External Counsel of the Year 2020

    BY : In-House Community Counsels of the Year Awards

    Lawyer : Dina Mahdi