Wasel & Wasel is a heavyweight disputes law firm in the United Arab Emirates, recognized with multiple awards with a focus on domestic disputes before the UAE courts, regional courts, cross-jurisdictional litigation, and international arbitration.

The firm is headquartered in the Abu Dhabi Global Market and focuses on domestic and international arbitration, disputes before the courts of the United Arab Emirates, regional disputes, cross-jurisdictional litigation in global jurisdictions, and international treaty arbitration.

In addition to the United Arab Emirates, the firm has counseled on disputes in global jurisdictions including the United States, the United Kingdom, the Kingdom of Jordan, and other jurisdictions, and counsels on disputes under international public law (i.e. investor-State disputes).

Our lawyers make an all-star team drawn from the top ranks of premier law firms, holding degrees from Ivy League universities, have worked on multi-billion dollar matters, and have held senior positions in government.

Our clients include multinationals, Fortune 500 and publicly listed companies, State-owned companies, high-net-worth family businesses, and ultra-high-net-worth individuals.

The firm and our practitioners have been seen on and interviewed by MEED, Arabian Business, Thomson Reuters, Entrepreneur Middle East, Lexis Nexis, and more.

Our accolades include being recognized as Regional Law Firm of 2020 (Finalist) by the Middle East Legal Awards, and as Litigation Law Firm, Arbitration Law Firm, UAE Law Firm, and Middle East Law Firm of the Year of 2021 (Finalist) by Thomson Reuters ALB.

In advance of our collaboration, we appreciate your confidence and thank you for trusting us as your counsel.


For general inquiries, please email: inquiry@waselandwasel.com

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