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Ammar, Leith Ben

Leith Ben Ammar

Associate

leithbenammar@quinnemanuel.com
Direct Tel: +44 20 7653 2091, Direct Fax: +44 20 7653 2100
London
Tel: +44 20 7653 2000 Fax: +44 20 7653 2100

Leith Ben Ammar is a senior associate in Quinn Emanuel’s London office. His practice focuses on complex, high value international arbitration and commercial litigation. 

He has almost a decade of experience acting for state entities, developers, contractors, multinational companies and ultra-high-net-worth-individuals in relation to construction, energy, infrastructure, real estate, mining and rail projects, primarily in Europe and the Middle East. He also has experience in multi-jurisdictional and general commercial disputes, blockchain and smart contracts.

Leith is a contributing author to the leading text “Global Arbitration Review: The Guide to Construction Arbitration” and a supporting expert at the University of Oxford’s entrepreneurship centre, The Oxford Foundry.

  • University of Oxford
    (Blockchain Strategy Executive Program, with distinction, 2020)
  • BPP Law School
    (LPC, with distinction, 2011)
  • University of London, SOAS
    (LL.B., Honours, 2010)
Solicitor, Senior Courts of England and Wales
  • French
  • Arabic
  • Herbert Smith Freehills:
    • Associate, 2014-2016
    • Trainee Solicitor, 2012-2014
  • James Bremen and Leith Ben Ammar, “Contractors’ Claims, Remedies and Reliefs chapter, Global Arbitration Review: The Guide to Construction Arbitration – Third Edition”, Law Business Research Limited, November 2019.
  • Leith Ben Ammar, “Compensation and Damages, Commentary on Construction Law”, LexisNexis Middle East, 17 June 2019.
  • James Bremen and Leith Ben Ammar, “Contractors’ Claims, Remedies and Reliefs chapter, Global Arbitration Review: The Guide to Construction Arbitration – Second Edition”, Law Business Research Limited, November 2018.
  • James Bremen and Leith Ben Ammar, “Contractors’ Claims, Remedies and Reliefs chapter, Global Arbitration Review: The Guide to Construction Arbitration”, Law Business Research Limited, September 2017.
  • James Bremen and Leith Ben Ammar, “Disclosure Obligations and the Extent of a Tribunal’s Discretion in International Arbitration”, Expert Guide – Litigation & Dispute Resolution 2016, CorporateLiveWire, 15 August 2016.
  • James Bremen and Leith Ben Ammar, “Settling Disputes – The Legal Requirements”, Qatar Construction News, 18 January 2016.
  • James Bremen and Leith Ben Ammar, “Assignment of Rights in Construction Projects”, Qatar Construction News, 12 January 2015.
  • James Bremen and Leith Ben Ammar, “Force Majeure in Construction Contracts”, Qatar Construction News, 1 June 2015.