17 May 2015


Authored by: Hadef & Partners Press Office

Leading UAE law firm, Hadef & Partners, is delighted to announce they have won the award for Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team of the Year at this year’s Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards which took place in Dubai last Thursday.

On winning this award, Richard Briggs, Executive Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution said “We are delighted to receive this award for our recent work with one of the largest healthcare providers in the Middle East and North Africa region. Our client was involved in a number of highly contentious claims that were affecting their ability to continue the expansion and growth of their multi-million dollar business. In conjunction with our in-house Emirati advocates, our litigation and corporate teams were able to achieve a successful outcome on all counts for our client. Our firm takes great pride in being involved in such high-profile cases and is extremely grateful to work so closely with such a prestigious organization. This award reflects the importance of the work and trust we receive from our clients and the continued dedication of our team.”

Hadef & Partners was also Highly Commended in the Middle East Law Firm of the Year category in recognition of our 35 year history leading the UAE’s legal profession, haing been shortlsted in a total of 4 categories:

  • Middle East Law Firm of the Year
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team of the Year
  • Corporate Team of the Year
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Award

Dubai office Managing Partner, Sadiq Jafar said “We are delighted to have received this recognition at the Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards. Our firm continues to go from strength to strength, especially with the recent return of our Founding Partner, Dr Hadef Al Dhaheri, following nearly 7 years as Federal Minister of Justice.  Our lawyers are dedicated to building their respective practice areas as is shown by the number of categories we were shortlisted in; they deserve this recognition as a strong regional powerhouse rooted in the UAE.”

The Corporate Counsel Awards are widely recognised as one of the most important awards events in the region. The ceremony was hosted by Legal Week at Raffles Hotel in Dubai where in-house counsel, international and regional law firms gathered to celebrate the region’s legal achievements.