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Announcement - New member of the Lawyer Network in the United Arab Emirates

Published: 29 May 2014

The Lawyer Network is delighted to announce that Imad Al-Jamal of 'International Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Centre (IDRAAC)' has joined the Lawyer Network. Imad has joined the Lawyer Network as our exclusive Commercial Mediation member in the United Arab Emirates.

Considerable experience gained during the last thirty years, reinforced by personal and professional contacts with both government and private institutions such as ADNOC, ADCO, ADGAS, WED, PWD of Abu Dhabi as well as JAPCO, DEC, DWD, EGPC, EPPCO of Dubai in addition to various government departments and private bodies in Sharjah.

Experience gained from major local and international construction and engineering companies and contract consultancies which include: Quantity surveying; risk analyses; extension of time and cost claim/defense preparation; expert reports; dispute avoidance, management and resolution through negotiation, mediation and arbitration. Project involvement includes desalination plants, roads and bridges, landfill, shore protection, waste water & water treatment schemes, tunneling, oil tank farms, external and internal finishing and decorations as well as joinery and wood works , football and sports fields, greenery gardening and plantation, hospitals, piping work for water and sewage as well as pumping stations , sewage treatment plants, educational buildings such as schools and colleges in addition to villas, high-rise accommodation and hotels.


- (Honours), Civil and Structural Eng. June, 1978 – University of Wales (Cardiff) Faculty of Engineering,, U.K.

- PhD in international arbitration. May, 2005. Dissertation Title "Arbitration in Construction Litigation".


- Member of ICC-UAE committee.

- Member of Dispute Board Federation (DBF), Switzerland .

- Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, U.K.

- Member of Society of Construction Law (SCL).

- Member of Advisory Board of Inst. of Infrastructure and Management Studies.

- Vice chairman of MCIArb of U.K (UAE branch).

- Member of Who’s Who International (since 1997).

- Member of Association of Engineers, U.A.E.

- Member of Association of Engineers, Jordan.

- Member of Abu Dhabi Commercial Conciliation and Arbitration Centre panels of experts & Arbitrators.

- Member of Dubai International Arbitration Center and Arbitration Centre Panels of Experts & Arbitrators.

- Member of GCC Center Panels of Experts & Arbitrators.

- Vice Chairman of Higher Consultative Committee, C.A UAE.

- Contracts and Development Consultant, CA, UAE.

- Member of National Geographic Society, USA.

- Member of PMI institute, USA.

If you have a requirement in this area, please get in touch with Imad directly or with the Lawyer Network committee:

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We welcome Imad to the network and look forward to working with him on future transactions.

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