Daniel serves in our arbitration department. He is regularly occupied with complex construction and property development disputes relating to high profile arbitration matters in Dubai and involving major property developers in the real estate market. Daniel advised and managed a AED 45 million dispute between a major property developer and management company, based in Dubai, which resulted a settlement in the clients favour.
Daniel has broad ranging legal experience in the UAE, including drafting legal opinions advising on UAE legislation, UAE case law, arbitration agreements, jurisdiction and potential claims with the focus being practical legal advice, the commercial perspective of the client and the most viable course of action to be pursued.
He advises on arbitrations and procedures in the UAE’s most prominent arbitration forums including; 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) together with the enforcement of arbitration awards in the UAE. Daniel advises on numerous construction law cases and has instructed a major Dubai based logistics company, on a AED 25 million construction dispute with a contractor.
Daniel has a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Stellenbosch and is an admitted attorney in the High Court of South Africa. He is passionate about alternative dispute resolution with considerable experience in the resolution of disputes in commercial, construction and real estate related matters.
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