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Serle Court shortlisted: Chambers and Partners Middle East Awards 2024

Serle Court is thrilled to announce that our barristers are shortlisted for the Middle East-Wide Dispute Resolution: Leading UK Barristers’ Set award at the Chambers and Partners Middle East Awards 2024.

Serle Court is ranked band 1 in Chambers Global 2023 for Dispute Resolution: The English Bar - United Arab Emirates. Serle Court is well-known for its international presence in the fields of Commercial Chancery law - with significant experience in the Middle East.  Acting for clients across a variety of sectors, we cover a wide range of work including contentious and non-contentious trusts and probate work; complex commercial litigation; international fraud, asset-tracing and freezing injunctions; insolvency and financial services litigation.

Our barristers continue to act in the leading and most significant cases litigated before the courts in the region, including SBM Bank (Mauritius) Ltd v Renish Petrochem FZE and Prime Energy FZE, which involved a $31 million trade finance fraud claim, and Europe Bank (Dubai) Ltd v New Medical Centre Trading LLC and NMC Healthcare LLC, obtaining the first worldwide freezing order against NMC Healthcare entities in the UAE in litigation concerning the company's insolvency.

The awards recognise pre-eminence in key jurisdictions in the region. They also reflect achievements over the past 12 months including outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service.

The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday 7th March at the Conrad Dubai.

We would like to thank all of our clients in the region for their continuing instructions, strong support and supportive references.

Read more about our practice in UAE and DIFC litigation here.

The full shortlist can be viewed online here