Haya is an Associate in the Dispute Resolution team based in Dubai.

Haya specialises in international arbitration and offshore litigation. She has advised on a broad range of international and domestic arbitrations most notably in the fields of construction, agency and distribution, real estate and finance. Haya’s experience also extends to onshore litigation having assisted with a number of proceedings before the Dubai and Abu Dhabi Courts.

Prior to joining WFW, Haya worked with Baker McKenzie Habib Al Mulla’s international arbitration practice, Standard Chartered Bank’s AME Major Disputes division and at NCB Capital (DIFC) Limited.

Haya is fluent in English and Arabic.

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  • A major regional contractor in an arbitration against a sub-contractor concerning delays relating to the construction of steel works for a substantial retail development in Dubai under the DIAC Rules.
  • A listed Malaysian engineering entity in connection with DIAC arbitration proceedings with a claim value of USD 180 million, concerning a dispute with its unregistered commercial agent.
  • A US based sub-contractor in connection with Qatari Court proceedings arising out of the construction of seven bridges in Qatar.
  • A global oilfield company in ICC arbitration proceedings with a claim value of US$160m concerning a dispute over the performance of a pipeline construction contract.


September 2011 – July 2014 University of Kent, Canterbury, UK Law (LLB)
January 2018 – July 2018 BPP University, London, UK – Legal Practice Course

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Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 23/09/2020