Mostafa is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution group.

He is civil qualified lawyer specialises in dispute resolution, with extensive experience in domestic litigation in the UAE.

He regularly acts for major corporates, prominent banks and governmental entities in all types of contentious and non-contentious matters within the Middle East region. He has experience in the commercial litigation sector focusing on shipping, construction and shareholder disputes.

Mostafa has a vast experience in financial crimes and criminal litigation being a former public prosecutor. He also advised several governmental entities and high net worth individuals in several criminal matters on embezzlement, breach of trust, money laundering, red notice removal and extradition and judicial cooperation under the UAE laws and Interpol rules.

Mostafa is bilingual, he speaks English and Arabic fluently.

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  • Representing a leading construction company in an AED 340 million construction claim regarding building two residential towers and a luxury hotel in Dubai.
  • Representing a Singaporean company in a charter party dispute claim against a charterer in relation to stopping discharging the cargo pending the receipt of the freight and succeeded in obtaining a judgment from the Dubai Court of Appeal stating that the parties may agree not to comply with Article 222 of the UAE Maritime Law.
  • Representing a high-profile interior design company in a complex facility agreement dispute of AED 600 million against a bank in Sharjah, UAE.
  • Acting as counsel for an Omani state entity concerning several criminal cases before RAK courts to seek attribution for defamatory statements and cyber activities. Also represented concerning embezzlement, breach of trust, and unauthorised dividends distribution cases.
  • Representing a leading UAE bank in a commercial dispute concerning breaching an AED 1 billion loan agreement.


  1. 2014 · Master of Laws, International Trade and Private Law, Ain Shams University
  2. 2012 · Bachelor of Law (English Section), Ain Shams University

memberships and associations

  1. Qualified in Egypt since 2013, qualified to plead before the Egyptian courts of first instance and courts of appeal
  2. Registered with DLAD as a legal counsel