Antonios is a Partner, and the Head of Arbitration & Dispute Resolution, and Construction practices, based in our DIFC office in Dubai.
He is an accredited Fellow (FCIArb) of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Registered Arbitrator with the Dubai International Arbitration Centre.
Antonios is also practising Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Courts Civil Proceedings in England & Wales) and undertakes his own advocacy in his arbitration practice.
He is also a DIFC Courts Registered Practitioner (Part 2) with rights of audience before the DIFC Courts.
Antonios has been practicing in the UAE for more than twenty years initially with Clifford Chance Dubai and subsequently with Al Tamimi & Co. before joining BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem (then known as Bin Shabib & Associates (BSA) LLP) as a partner in 2007.
He specialises in arbitration and DIFC litigation mainly within the construction industry and acts primarily for contractors, subcontractors and architects.
“Market sources comment that Antonios is “excellent, and has a strong understanding of the market and the local culture, having been in the UAE for 27 years”‘
CHAMBERS GLOBAL, 2018