FIRE Middle East 2021

In-Person on the 14th - 16th November 2021

Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai

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Join us in Dubai for a regional event that is almost too hot to handle. Experience something exciting, new and different at an unbeatable price in the industry

Set in the regional hub that is Dubai

Bringing together all the key regional players

Hottest Topics

Meet your 'Rockstar' Advisory Board

Ibtissem Lassoued
Ibtissem Lassoued Partner, Head of Advisory Financial Crime
Walid Azzam
Walid Azzam Partner
Hadef & Partners (Dubai)
Kevin Hellard
Kevin Hellard Practice Leader, Insolvency & Asset Recovery
Grant Thornton
Patrick Gearon
Patrick Gearon Partner, Head of Middle East
Charles Russell Speechlys (Bahrain)

We cover everything you need to know:

Fraud & Enforcement in the Middle East

The Nuances of Litigation in Dubai - Play between DIFC and Local Courts

Middle Eastern Origins - Global Asset Recovery & Cross Border Investigations

Non-performing Loans, Litigation Funding & Crypto Currency

Use of Insolvency Powers to be able to Investigate Fraud

Interim Measures available in the DIFC to Assist with Fraud Claims

Key Regional & International Speakers include

DK Singh
DK Singh Managing Partner
KBH Kaanuun (Dubai)
Rebecca Copley
Rebecca Copley Partner
Eversheds (Dubai)
Mohammed Al Dahbashi
Mohammed Al Dahbashi Managing Partner
ADG Legal (Dubai)
Bushra Ahmed
Bushra Ahmed Barrister, Head of Dispute Resolution & Partner
KBH Kaanuun (Dubai)
Karim Mahmoud
Karim Mahmoud Partner
Hadef & Partners (Dubai)
Zara Merali
Zara Merali Senior Associate
Freshfields (UAE)
Richard Clarke
Richard Clarke Managing Director, UAE
Kroll (Dubai)
Lojayne Shaheen
Lojayne Shaheen Counsel
Zulficar & Partners (Egypt)
Patrick Dillon-Malone S.C
Patrick Dillon-Malone S.C Senior Counsel – International Litigation
Al Tamimi & Co
Taher Abdeen Ibrahim
Taher Abdeen Ibrahim Partner
Hadef & Partners (Dubai)
Paul McGrath QC
Paul McGrath QC Barrister
Essex Court Chambers (UK)
Nadim Bardawil
Nadim Bardawil Partner
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP

Event Partners

Lead Partner
Drinks Partner
Lunch Partner
Knowledge Partner

Contact Us


For speakers enquiries please contact Paul Barford on +44 2071 014155 or email


For partnership enquiries please contact Chris Leese on +44 2071 014155 or email

booking & general queries

For booking & general queries enquiries please contact Danushka De Alwis on +44 2071 014155 or email


For marketing enquiries please contact Yelda Ismail on +44 2071 014155 or email

venue & logistics

For venue & logistics enquiries please contact Sarah Barton on +44 2071 014155 or email