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Thomas Snider

Al Tamimi & Company

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Contact First name
Thomas
Contact Last name
Snider
Organisation
Al Tamimi & Company
I practise/work in
  • International Arbitration
  • International Alternative Dispute Resolution
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Country
Non-African Country
Non-African Country (Please Specify)
United Arab Emirates
If not in Africa, set forth what your connection with international arbitration/ADR in Africa is
Thomas Snider is a Partner and the Head of Arbitration in Al Tamimi & Company. He frequently represents clients in Africa-related disputes and regularly speaks at arbitration conferences in Africa. He is a member of the Arbitration Committee of the Lagos Court of Arbitration (LCA) and is on the roster of arbitrators at the LCA and the Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations . From 2001 to 2009, Tom was a member of the legal team representing the Ethiopian Government before the Eritrea-Ethiopia Claims Commission, an international arbitral tribunal that adjudicated claims for loss, damage, and injury arising during an international armed conflict. In this context, he worked as a resident attorney in Addis Ababa for three years.
Organisation operating since
1 Oct 1989
Nationalities
Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE
Corporate Member Profession
  • Law Firm
Organisation Profile
Al Tamimi & Co. is the largest law firm in the Middle East with 17 offices across 9 countries. The firm has unrivaled experience, having operated in the region for over 29 years. Our lawyers combine international experience and qualifications with expert regional knowledge and understanding across all our practice areas.
We are a full-service firm, specialising in advising and supporting major international banks and financial institutions, government organisations and local, regional and international companies.
Our business and regional footprint continues to grow, and we seek to expand further in line with our commitment to meet the needs of clients doing business across the Middle East.
We are supporting the development of all initiatives undertaken in Africa and for this purpose we establihed the Egypt Office on April 2015 to provide a new age of legal services addressing the developing needs of Africa & Egypt.
Areas of Speciality
  • Competition
  • Construction & Infrastructure
  • Corporate Law / M&A
  • Distribution / Franchising
  • Employment
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Finance & Banking
  • Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals
  • Hospitality & Leisure
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Commercial Disputes
  • International Investment Disputes
  • Investment law
  • Joint Venture
  • Maritime
  • Professional Services
  • Public International Law
  • Real Estate
  • Retail & Consumer Products
  • Sales & Purchases
  • Shipping & Commodities
  • Sport
  • Telecommunications
  • Transport
Other Speciality (Please Specify)
Litigation, arbitration, corporate structuring
International Arbitration/ADR Services Offered in Africa
  • Advise on award enforcement
  • Conference Organising
  • Promotion of arbitration/ADR
  • Knowledge Management
Biography
Thomas R. Snider is a Partner and the Head of Arbitration at Al Tamimi & Company in Dubai. He has represented corporate entities and sovereign states in a wide range of matters involving international arbitration and other forms of cross-border dispute resolution. Tom is a member of the Court of Arbitration of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) and the Arbitration Committee of the Lagos Court of Arbitration (LCA). He also sits as an arbitrator and is on the roster of arbitrators of several arbitral institutions. From 2001 to 2009, Tom was a member of the legal team representing the Ethiopian Government before the Eritrea-Ethiopia Claims Commission, an international arbitral tribunal that adjudicated claims for loss, damage, and injury arising during an international armed conflict. Tom is ranked for dispute resolution in Chambers United Arab Emirates and has been recognized multiple times in Who’s Who Legal Future Leaders – Arbitration.
Types of agreements from which disputes in your practice most frequently arise
  • Agency/Distribution
  • Concessions
  • Engineering
  • Insurance
  • Sale of Business
  • Sale of Goods
  • Share Purchase/Joint Venture
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