Hannah Dennehy

Head of Client Relations, ADGM Arbitration Centre

Hannah Dennehy heads the Arbitration Centre in Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the UAE Capital’s International Financial Centre. She has spent 20 years studying and working in international law across the UK, Australia, and the Middle East.

The ADGM Arbitration Centre is a unique digitised space for arbitration hearings and mediations. The Centre utilizes sophisticated technology to support virtual, hybrid and physical hearings. It is also home to some of the industry’s most recognisable brands, such as the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce and Arbitra International.

Hannah has a passion for technology innovation and has recently helped ADGM to launch two world firsts: ‘Mediation in the Metaverse’ and the introduction of blockchain technology for the global enforcement of commercial judgments.