Quinn Emanuel’s Middle East & North Africa (MENA) practice group represents both regional and international clients on their business interests across the Middle East and North Africa. Our experience extends to jurisdictions such as Abu Dhabi, Algeria, Bahrain, Dubai, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Yemen among others.
Breadth of Practice
The breadth of our disputes expertise in the region is unparalleled. Over the years we have developed strong relationships with key government agencies and regulatory bodies across the region. Due to this combination, we are frequently instructed to act on high value intra-region and outbound disputes.
Our practice areas include:
The broad scope of our expertise is reflected in the broad range of clients whom we represent in the region. We have developed deep relationships with a broad range of clients, both government related and private sector. By way of example, we have represented DP World, Agility, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, Dubai Islamic Bank, Mubadala Petroleum, Capital Markets Authority of Saudi Arabia, Qatar Chemical and Qatar Foundation, amongst others.
While the Group has represented clients successfully in dozens of arbitrations, civil litigations and criminal matters that are not public, the Recent Representations tab displays some of our notable, public representations related to MENA.
Sovereign Wealth Fund Disputes
Regulation and investigations
Investor State Arbitrations