Mohamed has been involved in court litigations in numerous jurisdictions primarily in the UAE (including DIFC), Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Egypt, as well as in the UK, Ireland and Australia.
He has handled cases under most of the major arbitration rules, including ICC, LCIA, DIAC, CRCICA, and UNCITRAL. He has sat as sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator or chairman on more than 40 cases in the UAE, and Egypt.
Before founding OGH Legal, Mohamed was Director of the DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre and the acting head of Hogan Lovells’ Middle East Disputes’ practice.
Mohamed is a well-known litigator in the Middle East and has been recognised by a number of industry publications including Legal 500 and Chambers.
“Mohamed ElGhatit of OGH Legal is recognised for his unique experience, in both private practice and as a former registrar for the DIFC-LCIA. His recent work includes advising clients in onshore and offshore courts regarding contract and employment disputes.”
A “tremendous asset” and “a bilingual lawyer with a solid knowledge of litigation.”
“Mohamed ElGhatit’s Arabic fluency and extensive litigation and arbitration experience make him a useful figure for corporate and government clients. His clients come from sectors such as construction, telecoms, IT and energy.”
“Singled out for his excellent communication skills, versatility and ability to bridge the gap between common and civil law”.
“A tremendous asset – a bilingual lawyer with a solid knowledge of litigation; unfailingly courteous, dedicated and very professional.”