Legal Business

Taking on the world


Al Tamimi & Company’s Hassan Arab, Rita Jaballah and Robert Maxwell Marsh examine the growing role of the UAE as a dispute resolution hub and the benefits of conducting dispute resolution in the increasingly comprehensive legal system

With the recent US Open and New York Fashion Week, New York City has once again attracted the eyes of the world and cemented its place as one of the ‘big four’ of tennis and fashion, respectively. But is there a ‘big four’ for global commercial law dispute resolution? The United Arab Emirates (UAE), in its concerted efforts over the past ten years to respond to the needs of the business community and match the highest international legal standards, is well on the way to placing Dubai, alongside New York, London and Singapore, as one of the international ‘big four’ of corporate dispute resolution.