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Rhys is a senior associate in the Global Commercial Disputes Group and has 9 years’ experience in the UAE advising on all aspects of commercial disputes across the Middle East. Rhys is experienced in the technology, life sciences and hospitality sectors.

His core areas of practice are international arbitration, enforcement and debt recovery, re/insurance and contentious recoveries, and contentious regulatory. Rhys also advises on cross-border jurisdictional issues, injunctive relief, JV and shareholder disputes, bankruptcy, trade, sanctions and general commercial disputes.


  • University of Sheffield, 2009, LPC
  • University of Durham, 2008, J.D., Law with Politics, MJur (thesis)
  • University of Durham, 2005, LL.B. (Hons), Law with Politics

  • England and Wales
  • The Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department

  • English