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Covid-19 and commercial contracts: a practical guide for UAE businesses

Dispute Resolution & Litigation

Covid-19 and commercial contracts: a practical guide for UAE businesses

As the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases continues to rise globally, the UAE government has taken several precautionary steps and preventative measures to ensure public health and safety,...

08 April 2020

Contractors must document decisions taken in response to COVID-19

Construction Week’s Ranju Warrier speaks to Joanne Strain, partner at King & Wood Mallesons (KWM), on legal implications of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on construction contracts...

31 March 2020

COVID-19: How businesses can protect themselves against potential future litigation

Joanne Strain, Partner at King & Wood Mallesons, Dubai, discusses what practical and necessary legal steps businesses should take in the coming months in response to the COVID-19...

31 March 2020

The Rise Of The Courts

Arbitration arose as a private out-of-court means to resolve disputes. Autonomy, confidentiality, flexibility, neutrality, and finality attracted users. However, some of these very features have generated scrutiny recent...

19 November 2018
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10 predictions about international arbitration in 2028 in a post-Brexit UK (and a review of relevant English Court decisions of the last quarter)

Our experts give their top 10 predictions about international arbitration in 2028

19 November 2018
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10 Arbitration Centres you may not have never heard of, but should consider

Meet the 10 Arbitration Centres from around the world that you may not have never heard of

19 November 2018
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10 things to bear in mind regarding arbitral confidentiality

One reason for electing for arbitration as a dispute mechanism is confidentiality of proceedings. But what does that mean?

19 November 2018
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10 Things you need to know about the new draft ICSID Rules

Learn about the new International Court International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes Rules

19 November 2018
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The Queen Mary Survey: Our Crystal Ball into the Future

Our predictions following the four key findings arising out of the 2018 International Arbitration Survey by Queen Mary University, London.

19 November 2018
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Technology Meets Dispute Resolution on the Belt and Road

Distributed Ledger Technology is changing the way business is done and will impact dispute resolution.

19 November 2018
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Domo Arbitrato, Mr Roboto: where and under what rules will we be arbitrating commercial arbitration claims in 2028

Blockchain technology will create new disputes and create new methods of dispute resolution designed for a delocalised world.

19 November 2018
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Waterfalls in the Gulf: Pre-conditions to arbitration and enforcement in the UAE

Arbitration agreements frequently impose preconditions to arbitration, requiring parties to engage in a combination of mediation, conciliation, good faith negotiations and/or other mechanisms first.

24 May 2017
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