Mahmood Hussain

Founding Partner, Mahmood Hussain Advocates & Legal Consultancy LLC, Dubai

Dr. Mahmoud Hussain is the Founding Partner at Mahmood Hussain Advocates & Legal Consultancy LLC and has over 20 years of experience in the public and private sectors. Dr. Mahmoud’s area of expertise span around Dispute Resolution and International Commercial Arbitrations, Civil & Commercial Litigation and Corporate Governance. In his role as the litigator at Dubai Courts, Dr. Mahmoud has achieved many favorable judgments in several high-profile cases. Dr. Mahmoud through his niche practice of being an arguing Counsel before the Honorable Judges at various UAE Courts has set up a benchmark for effective representation involving complex legal issues. He has further been accredited as International Arbitrator at DIAC (Dubai International Arbitration Centre) and Abu Dhabi Commercial Conciliation and Arbitration Centre. He has frequently provided expert legal opinion on a UAE Laws on matters before High Courts of Justice, UK Queens Bench Division, DIFC, Paris Courts of Appeal, Hamm Court of Appeal and other International Courts and Arbitral Tribunals. He is also a visiting faculty at the University of East Anglia where his taught program is Law and Practice of Sharia Arbitration.

11.45 - 12.45 PM

Monday 22nd May

Second Session - Applicable Laws and Appropriate Seats for MENA Disputes


Shai Sharvit, Partner, Gornitzky & Co, Tel Aviv


Agis Georgiades, Partner, Christos Georgiades & Associates LLC, Nicosia

George Mountis, Co-Managing Partner, Dr. K.Chrysostomides & Co LLC, Nicosia

Mahmood Hussain, Founding Partner, Mahmood Hussain Advocates & Legal Consultancy LLC, Dubai

Oleg Volodin, Partner, Resolut, Nicosia

Sabrina Aïnouz, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs, Paris