Opening of the new ICC representative office in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, UAE, • English with an Arabic simultaneous translation

The ICC International Court of Arbitration celebrates the opening of a representative office uniquely for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.


The President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, Alexis Mourre, will join the chairman of Abu Dhabi Global Market, H.E. Ahmed Al Sayegh, in a ceremony to announce the opening of the new office that will be established in Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM)—an international financial centre located on Al Maryah Island in the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Abu Dhabi.

This event will include a high-level panel discussion providing vaulable insight into the developments and landscape of arbitration in Abu Dhabi and the region.

Who should attend?

Government representatives, businesses, practicing lawyers, arbitrators, magistrates, engineers and corporate counsels.


16:00-16:10Introductory remarks by ADGM
16:10-16:15Welcome to ICC and arbitration in ADGM
16:15-16:25Introductory remarks from the ICC International Court of Arbitration
16:25-16:30Remarks by ICC UAE
16:45-17:30Informal panel discussion
17:30-17:45Q&A session
17:45Networking event to be announced – Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi


James AbbotPartner, Clifford Chance
Ali Al HashemiManaging Partner, Global Advocacy and Legal Counsel
H.E. Ahmed Al SayeghChairman, ADGM
Essam Al TamimiSenior Partner, Al Tamimi & Co
H.E. Humaid Mohamed Ben SalemChairman, ICC UAE
Alex BevanPartner, Shearman & Sterling
Linda Fitz-AlanRegistrar and Chief Executive, ADGM Courts
Lara HammoudArbitrator and Senior Legal Counsel, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company
Sami HouerbiDirector, ICC Dispute Resolution Services for Eastern Mediterranean, Middle-East and Africa
Alexis MourrePresident, ICC International Court of Arbitration

Logistical notes

Venue: Abu Dhabi Global Markets, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


Please RSVP to adgmcourtsenquiry@adgm.com by Thursday, 7 September 2017 with:

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We also ask that you indicate if you will be attending:

  • only the seminar or
  • both the seminar and networking event

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