2020 Judging Panel

Vanessa Abernethy
General Counsel
Emirates International Investment Company

Nabil Azar
Legal Advisor to W Motors
Former GC and Company Secretary of Rakbank

Issa Baddour
Former General Counsel to RAK Ruler’s Court and General Counsel to DIFC Governor’s Office

Mark Beer OBE
Chief Executive
Dubai International Financial Centre's Dispute Resolution Authority

Bapsy Dastur
General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer
Stolt-Nielsen

Linda Fitz-Alan
CEO and Registrar
ADGM Courts

Cherine Ghali
Professional Associate
Outer Temple Chambers

Varsha Gupta
Senior Legal Counsel
Idemia

Tenia Kyriazi
Head, Law & Politics
Middlesex University Dubai

Victor Leginsky
International Arbitrator & Mediator
Arbitralis

Firas Oggar
Group General Counsel
Zain Group

Nicola Packer
COO and Head of Legal
EXTREME

Caleb Raywood
General Counsel
Polarcus

Simon Wilkes
General Counsel
OSN

Duncan Wood
Legal Counsel
The Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department