OGH are pleased to confirm our Tier 2 ranking in the Legal 500 EMEA 2023 for UAE Dispute Resolution: Local Litigation. This ranking conveys the breadth and depth of our specialist disputes firm across a range of sectors, for both regional and international clients.
Thank you to those who provided feedback and assisted us in gaining this recognition. We are also pleased to see partner, Suzanne Abdullah, listed as a Next Generation Partner. Other partners in the UAE were also noted as recommended lawyers, Mohamed ElGhatit, Sherif Hikal, Omar Abdulaziz Al Omar and Mohamed Al Sabah.
What Legal 500 says about us
Boutique disputes firm OGH Legal handles a broad range of disputes, with particular strength in construction, banking, and commercial disputes. The team is co-led by litigation specialist Sherif Hikal, who has significant experience in the areas of banking and insolvency litigation, and Mohamed ElGhatit, who specialises in real estate, construction, and oil and gas disputes. Omar Abdulaziz Al Omar and Mohamed Al Sabah are noted for their criminal law disputes expertise and Suzanne Abdullah is noted for TMT and IP-related disputes.
‘Mohamed ElGhatit always has his eye on the commercial objective, brings a street-wise savvy to achieving the best results, and is conscious of value for money and results.’
‘They are a good team who understand the expectations of international clients and counsel. They know their way around the UAE court system well and are good at strategizing.’
‘The firm has a number of highly regarded lawyers who are considered and known in the market as the stars of litigation in the UAE.’
‘Mohamed ElGhatit is an outstanding litigator. He has vast experience in handling complex commercial disputes including those concerning construction, energy, insurance and real estate.’
‘Sherif Hikal is on the top of litigators in the area of banking disputes. He has shown remarkable success in acting against the largest banks in the Middle East in numerous disputes involving complicated legal issues.’
‘The team has great experience at all levels.’
‘OGH to consistently deliver high quality work at competitive rates.’
‘Mohamed ElGhatit is a hands-on partner with a highly practical approach to dispute resolution matters.’
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