FIRE Middle East 2024

Bringing together the key regional players in the asset recovery space for the 4th year

In-Person | 10 - 12 November 2024 | Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai

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Join a host of Asset Recovery professionals encompassing Fraud, Insolvency, Recovery & Enforcement at this unique 4th Annual event.

Perfectly timed with Dubai Arbitration Week and conveniently located near the DIFC, the summit enhances networking opportunities and facilitates interactions with local, regional and international asset recovery experts.




Key Highlights from 2023

#FIREMiddleEast  #AssetRecovery

With a host of networking opportunities, allowing you to foster new relationships and maintain existing ones, join us once again in Dubai for the 4th year of our regional event that is almost too hot to handle!

Why Attend The Premier Asset Recovery Middle East Event?

Well timed with Dubai Arbitration Week
and set in the hub that is the DIFC
2024 Agenda Announced

Hottest Topics of 2024
Year 4 is bigger and better in the hottest location 

Proven to bring together all the 
key regional players GCC
Latest Speaking Faculty

Experienced and Expert Advisory Board for 2024! Fresh & Forward Thinking:

Benefit from focused panel discussions and networking opportunities featuring solicitors, barristers, funders, investigators, and other finance professionals from regional and international firms.

Agenda released for 2024!

Covering the hottest topics in the region, our latest agenda and speaking faculty have been curated by our thought leading advisory board of industry experts.

Unpacking The Full Cycle of Asset Recovery

How Technology Is Enhancing the Asset Recovery Space

A New Age - Fraud Within the Digital Assets Space

Strategizing Your NPL Portfolio

Exploring The New Bankruptcy and Insolvency Procedures

Sanctions Regime and its Impact Across the World

Ensuring Enforcement – A Paper Victory Is Not Enough

Transferring The Risk of Recovery via Litigation Funding

New and Fresh Perspectives joining the 2024 Speaker Faculty

Christian P. Alberti
Christian P. Alberti Chief of ADR and General Counsel
Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration (Saudi Arabia)
Martin Cubasch
Martin Cubasch Head of Legal MENA
Binance (UAE)
Marian Kaldas
Marian Kaldas Executive Director of the Egyptian Centre for Arbitration and Settlement of NonBanking Financial Disputes
European Citizen Action ServiceĀ (ECAS) (Egypt)
Dr Souhayel Tayeb
Souhayel Tayeb Chief Legal Officer
Commercial Bank of Dubai (UAE)
Robert Lewsley
Robert Lewsley Regional Head of Disputes and Government Investigations Legal (Africa & Middle East)
Standard Chartered Bank (UAE)
Dr. Amel Makhlouf
Dr. Amel Makhlouf MCIArb, Independent Counsel & Arbitrator / Management Committee Member
AM Avocat (France) / SOAS Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Centre (UK)
Patrick Meaney
Patrick Meaney Managing Director, Enforcement
Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) (Dubai)
Natalie Winwood
Natalie Winwood Senior Legal Counsel

Premium Networking, Drinks and Dinner by the Burj! 
Highlights from 2023

Regional Speakers at the upcoming 2024 edition

With thought-leading experts sharing their practical advice, shared experiences and challenges, this is the perfect place to stay up to date and learn from your fellow peers.

Habib Al Mulla
Habib Al Mulla Founder
Habib Al Mulla & Partners (Dubai)
Hana Al Khatib
Hana Al Khatib Partner
Global Advocacy (UAE)
Fatima Balfaqeeh
Fatima Balfaqeeh Managing Partner
Balfaqeeh Advocates & Legal Consultants (UAE)
Antonia Birt
Antonia Birt Partner
Reed Smith (Dubai)
Ammar El Banna
Ammar El Banna Managing Partner
Khodeir and Partners (Egypt)
Robin Hickman
Robin Hickman Partner, Head of Middle East
Addleshaw Goddard (Dubai)
Sebina Noreen Malik
Sebina Malik Consultant Solicitor
Unitas Legal (Dubai)
Nicholas Sharratt
Nicholas Sharratt Head of Dispute Resolution, Middle East
Norton Rose Fulbright (Dubai)

Contact Us


For speakers enquiries please contact Melody Mok on +44 (0) 20 3997 8527 or email


For partnership enquiries please contact Ben Sullivan on +44 (0) 20 3965 4386 or email

booking & general queries

For booking & general queries enquiries please contact ThoughtLeaders4 on +44 (0)20 3398 8551 or email


For marketing enquiries please contact Yelda Ismail on +44 (0) 20 3398 8551 or email

venue & logistics

For venue & logistics enquiries please contact Laura Fraser on +44 (0) 20 3433 2284 or email