Reed Smith’s United Arab Emirates dispute resolution practice on June 6 won the Middle East Dispute Resolution Team of the Year at the LexisNexis Middle East Awards 2024, the global law firm announced today.

As a firm with one of the largest litigation departments in the world, Reed Smith has earned a reputation for comprehensive and international counsel and representation.

An outstanding team of disputes lawyers located in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, all with the firm’s Energy & Natural Resources or Global Commercial Disputes groups, earned the win for success in resolving a full spectrum of complex, high-value disputes. Team members include:

  • Jenine Abdeljaber, associate
  • Laura Adams, associate
  • Antonia Birt, partner
  • Finlay Donaldson, associate
  • Chris Edwards, counsel
  • Alison Eslick, associate
  • Matthew Harley, associate
  • Sachin Kerur, partner
  • Waseem Khokhar, legal consultant
  • Rhys Monahan, associate
  • Ranna Musa, associate
  • Michelle Nelson, partner
  • Avinash Poorooye, associate
  • James Willn, partner

The LexisNexis Middle East awards honor the accomplishments, innovations and contributions made by legal professionals towards advancing the Rule of Law in the Middle East. Reed Smith earlier this year also was shortlisted for LexisNexis Middle East award for Business Development and Client Service.