Mohamed Eissa is a Senior Counsel in Hadef & Partners’ Dispute Resolution practice in Abu Dhabi.

Mohamed has over 20 years of litigation experience in the Middle East, advising and handling disputes in the areas of shipping, aviation, financial crime, commercial and banking. He represented high profile GCC and international clients in complex litigation matters before all court levels. He also represented clients in resolving their disputes by alternative dispute resolution methods. His clients include some of the world’s largest shipping companies, government agencies, energy companies, port authorities, P&I clubs, airlines, insurers, banks and financial institutions.

Prior to joining Hadef & Partners, Mohamed worked for major international law firms in Dubai and prominent law firms in Kuwait, Egypt and Australia.

He handled high value claims which include representing a group of companies in their applications for a freezing injunction against assets valued more than AED582 million in various jurisdictions. He also defended a reputable US energy company in a claim exceeding US$500 million and represented an international bank in its claim of US$73 million based on a facility agreement valued at US$150 million. Further, he represented a local government agency in a number of financial crime cases involving embezzlement, bribery and fraud resulting in misappropriation of US$550 million.

Mohamed earned his Bachelor of Law from Alexandria University in Egypt and Master of Legal Practice from Western Sydney University in Australia. He has also earned Master of International Trade and Commerce Law from Macquarie University in Australia.

Mohamed is admitted as solicitor and barrister before the Supreme Court of New South Wales in Australia. He is also admitted before the High Court of Australia and New Zealand and before the Court of Appeal in Egypt. He is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales in Australia and the Egyptian Bar Association.

Mohamed is fluent in Arabic and English.