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Aarta Alkarimi


Personal Bio

Job Title: Partner

Areas of Expertise: Arbitration,Mediation

Senior lawyer, arbitrator and accredited mediator.

Main area of practice: dispute avoidance, commercial mediation and arbitration in relation to construction and infrastructure projects, real state, shareholder and joint venture disputes.

Moved to the UAE in 2008. Prior to that lived and worked as a lawyer with a top tier construction law firm in New York and New Jersey.

Routinely appointed as arbitrator in ad hoc and under various institutional rules.

Recommended by Who’s Who Legal (WWL), as a global leader in construction law (2014 through 2020 editions).

Serves as the senior diversity and inclusion officer of the International Bar Association's International Projects Committee (2020-2022)

Immediate past co-chair of the IBA’s International Project establishment sub-committee (2018-2020) and served as the co-vice chair of the IBA’s International Project establishment sub-committee from 2016 to 2018.

LL.M. in International Business and Trade Law from Fordham University (New York City)

Bar and Court Admissions:

- DIFC Courts in Part II
- New York State Bar
- The United States District Court of the Southern District of New York
- The Supreme Court of the United States

Country of Residence: United Arab Emirates

Primary Branch: UAE

Secondary Branch:

Contact Details

Company Details

Chrysalis (FZE)
P.O. Box 936484
Dubai, UAE