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Louise Bowmaker

Legal Consultant (Barrister)

EMAIL louise.bowmaker@horizlaw.ae
CONTACT +971 4 - 354 4444

Louise is a barrister and legal consultant in our arbitration team. Called to the Bar of England & Wales in 2011, Louise brings an impressive expertise in complex commercial and civil disputes, litigation and arbitration.

Predominantly focused on complex construction and contractual disputes, Louise advises a number of high profile clients, including major property developers in the Dubai real estate market. She is experienced in giving clear and practical advice on the complicated jurisdictional, procedural and substantive issues that arise in high value arbitrations as well as drafting pleadings and submissions, and representing clients at tribunal hearings.

In addition to the enforcement of arbitration awards in the UAE, Louise advises on arbitrations and procedures in the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC), the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts and Arbitration Centre and the Abu Dhabi Commercial Conciliation and Arbitration Centre (ADCCAC).

Louise is a member of Enterprise Chambers, London where she has developed a strong commercial chancery practice with a specialism in insolvency and property. In addition to advisory work and drafting, she has substantial experience of court advocacy with a number of reported cases to her name. Louise has appeared regularly as sole counsel before the High Court of England & Wales, Tribunals and the Court of Appeal, representing clients including property developers, banks, liquidators, creditors, debtors, shareholders, company directors, landlords and tenants.

Louise studied law at the University of Cambridge and has a Masters degree in Commercial Law. She is a contributor to Butterworth’s Property Insolvency, 2015, and a contributor to the Landlord and Tenant Factbook (Sweet and Maxwell). She is a member of the Chancery Bar Association, the Property Bar Association, the Insolvency Lawyer’s Association and INSOL International.

Expertise
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Civil & commercial disputes
  • Construction disputes
  • Property & real estate
  • Insolvency
  • Financial services and banking
  • Company law

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