Moaz Forawi

Senior Associate

Moaz Forawi joined Fichte & Co in February 2012 and has a law degree from Al Neelain University in Khartoum, Sudan. He is a licensed lawyer in Sudan since 2006 and has worked for several companies as a legal adviser, gaining experience in Civil Law and Insurance.

With more than 10 years of experience as a litigator in the UAE, Moaz Forawi’s knowledge and experience in UAE litigation is broad. He has successfully handled all types of lawsuits before the federal and local courts of the UAE. He particularly manages matters in the areas of corporate, commercial, civil, criminal, construction, insurance, agency, shipping, air carriage, tort, banking, trademarks, medical liability, and labour disputes.

Moaz supports our clients in all interactions with the dispute resolution and as a true litigator, spends the majority of his time drafting Courts submissions. Due to his extensive experience in working as a legal consultant in the UAE, he represents and advises our clients in all necessary ways for litigation and dispute resolution under the UAE Laws.

Moaz Forawi is a member of the Sudanese Bar Association, member of the Khartoum International Center for Human Rights since 2006, DIFC Court Registered, member of Sharjah International Commercial Arbitration Centre 2017.

He is fluent in Arabic and English.

Area of Expertise:

  • Litigation
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Civil Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Construction Law
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Moaz Forawi was last modified: July 14th, 2020 by Fichte Legal