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Yacine Francis

Partner

Dubai

Yacine Francis

Partner

Dubai

Yacine Francis is a partner in our disputes team based in Dubai. He specialises in international arbitrations, including those relating to joint venture and shareholder disputes, as well as cross-border litigation proceedings and corporate fraud and regulatory investigations. His renowned ‘sophisticated arbitration practice’ extends across the Middle East, India, Africa and Europe. Yacine has acted under all of the major institutional international arbitration rules and regularly appears as an advocate in arbitrations and court litigation.

Yacine has experience of complex international disputes across a wide range of sectors. These include the automotive, aviation, construction, oil & gas, renewable energy, power generation and banking industries.

“Yacine Francis is praised for his advocacy abilities, with one source describing him as “good on his feet in court”.” Chambers Global 2020 (United Arab Emirates, Dispute Resolution)

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Office

Dubai

Allen & Overy LLP
11th Floor, Burj Daman Building, Al Mustaqbal Street, Dubai International Financial Centre
Dubai
PO Box 506678

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Qualifications

Professional

Solicitor Advocate, Higher Rights, 2005

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2003

Academic

BA, Durham University, 1998