FIRE Middle East 2022

In-Person on the 13th -15th  November 2022

Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai

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Perfectly timed with Dubai Arbitration Week and located a stone's throw away from the DIFC join us in Dubai for the 2nd year of our regional event that is almost too hot to handle.

Meet your 'Rockstar' Advisory Board for 2022

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

Why Attend The Premier Asset Recovery Middle East Event?

Well timed with Dubai Arbitration Week and set in the hub that is the DIFC, Year 2 
is bigger and better in the location you want to be
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Hottest Topics of 2022
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Proven to bring together all the key regional players GCC
Latest Speaking Faculty

Key Regional & International Speakers Already Confirmed for 2022

Hamed Farzadi
Hamed Farzadi Group Head of Restructuring
Emirates NBD (UAE)
Sushmita Gandhi
Sushmita Gandhi Partner
IndusLaw (India)
 Dr. Ahmad Alkhamees
Dr. Ahmad Alkhamees Managing Partner
Harasani & Alkhamees Law Firm (Saudi Arabia)
Dr. Fawaz Khaled Alkhateeb
Dr. Fawaz Khaled Alkhateeb Senior Partner
Taher Group (Kuwait)
Sarah Malik
Sarah Malik CEO & Founder
Sol International (UAE)
Dr. Ahmed Basrawi
Dr. Ahmed Basrawi Partner, Head of Litigation - Jeddah
Al Tamimi & Co (Saudi Arabia)
Adv. Ali Ismael Al Zarooni
Adv. Ali Ismael Al Zarooni Managing Partner
Horizons & Co (UAE)
Lord Wolfson KC
Lord Wolfson KC Barrister
One Essex Court
Joanne Strain
Joanne Strain Managing Partner
King & Wood Mallesons (UAE)
Mohammed Al Dahbashi
Mohammed Al Dahbashi Managing Partner
ADG Legal (Dubai)
Rebecca Copley
Rebecca Copley Partner
Eversheds (Dubai)
Raza Mithani
Raza Mithani Managing Partner
Conselis Law (UAE)
Bushra Ahmed
Bushra Ahmed Barrister, Head of Dispute Resolution & Partner
KBH Kaanuun (Dubai)
Patrick Dillon-Malone S.C
Patrick Dillon-Malone S.C Senior Counsel – International Litigation
Al Tamimi & Co (Dubai)
Seema Bono
Seema Bono Partner
Pinsent Masons (UAE)
Luke Harrison
Luke Harrison Partner
Keidan Harrison
Zoe O’Sullivan KC
Zoe O'Sullivan KC Barrister
Serle Court
Shane Jury
Shane Jury Partner
Addleshaw Goddard (UAE)
Laura Voda
Laura Voda Of Counsel
Fichte & Co (UAE)
DK Singh
DK Singh Managing Partner
KBH Kaanuun (Dubai)
Zara Merali
Zara Merali Counsel
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (UAE)
Taher Abdeen Ibrahim
Taher Abdeen Ibrahim Partner
Hadef & Partners (Dubai)
Nicola Jackson
Nicola Jackson Legal Director
Clyde & Co (Dubai)
Chatura Randeniya
Chatura Randeniya Partner
Afridi & Angell (Dubai)
Jennifer Fox
Jennifer Fox Partner
Ogier (Cayman)
Karim Mahmoud
Karim Mahmoud Partner
Hadef & Partners (Dubai)
Sara Shaltony
Sara Shaltony Director
Mintz Group (Dubai)
Luke Petith
Luke Petith Partner
Walkers (Dubai)
Shiraz Sethi
Shiraz Sethi Regional Head of Employment
Dentons (Dubai)
Lucas Pitts
Lucas Pitts Partner
Bird & Bird (UAE)
Jeremy Ingham
Jeremy Ingham Partner
Trowers & Hamlin (Bahrain)
James Fox
James Fox Partner
DWF (Dubai)
Thomas Eymond-Laritaz
Thomas Eymond-Laritaz Founder & CEO
Nick Braganza
Nick Braganza Partner
Keith Hutchinson
Keith Hutchinson Partner
Clyde & Co (Dubai)
Luke Garrett
Luke Garrett Senior Associate
HFW (Dubai)
James Willn
James Willn Partner
Reed Smith (Dubai)
Mustafa Muayad
Mustafa Muayad Partner, Head Of Baghdad Office
Salt for Legal Services LLC (Iraq)
Henry Smith
Henry Smith Partner
Control Risks
Brian Lacy
Brian Lacy Partner
Ogier (BVI)
Rupert Reed QC
Rupert Reed QC Barrister
Serle Court
Ghassan El Daye
Ghassan El Daye Partner
Charles Russell Speechlys (Dubai)
Anthony Riem
Anthony Riem Partner
PCB Byrne
Robert Starkins
Robert Starkins Partner
Grant Thornton
Daniel Hall
Daniel Hall Managing Director
David Russell QC
David Russell QC Barrister
Outer Temple Chambers
Prateek Bagaria
Prateek Bagaria Partner
Singularity Legal (India)
Kanupriya Jain
Kanupriya Jain Director
Control Risks
Max Davis
Max Davis Legal Director
Charles Russell Speechlys (Dubai)
Nikos Asimakopoulos
Nikos Asimakopoulos Director - Disputes
Alaco (UK)
Colin Diss
Colin Diss Partner
Grant Thornton

Highlights from 2021


What We Will Cover This Year

Crypto Currency, NFT's and Virtual Asset Regulation in Dubai

Jurisdictional Judges Panel

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

Enforcing Judgements in the Middle East

Master of the Universe: Insolvency Powers as a Trump card in Fraud

FIRESide Chat: What Issues do Banks see in the Region?

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