Partner, Commercial Dispute Resolution
Recognised as one of the ‘rising star’ arbitration specialists in the region, Raza has a long track record of successfully representing clients including private equity companies, financial institutions and a range of multinationals in complex and high value disputes. His sectoral experience covers financial services, aerospace and defence, energy, construction and insurance. Raza has appeared for clients in many of the landmark cases to come before the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts since its creation, and prior to that the English Courts. Before moving to Dubai in 2008, Raza practised as a barrister from leading chambers in the UK, where he was appointed by the Crown as Treasury Counsel. At BLP, Raza will help expand the Firm’s contentious business in the region – with a focus on international and commercial arbitration.
Contributing author to the Financial Regulation: Emerging Themes in 2018 publication – an extensive collection of articles on key topics including competition, individual accountability, financial crime, data protection, MiFID II and much more.