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IBA Annual Conference Miami 2022

30 Oct - 4 Nov 2022

Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, USA

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Zeina Obeid


Dr. Zeina Obeid is a Partner at Obeid & Partners in the UAE and Paris, where she practices in the Arbitration department. She has acted as lead counsel in major international arbitration cases across the Middle East and North Africa region. She also acts as arbitrator and as an administrative secretary in several domestic and international arbitrations, both ad hoc and under international institutional arbitral rules, including those of the ICC, DIAC, LCIA, CRCICA, BCDR-AAA, and DIFC-LCIA. Zeina holds a PhD from the University Panthéon-Assas (Paris II) in France and an LLM from Columbia University in New York. Zeina is qualified to practice law both in Beirut and Paris. She frequently publishes articles on various topics notably in arbitration. In 2017, she published her book “Setting aside arbitral awards in the Arab Countries”, which has been cited as a reference book for practitioners around the MENA region. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and committee member of the UAE branch. She is also member of the International Bar Association (IBA) where she holds the position of Officer in both the IBA Young Lawyer’s Committee (as co-secretary) and the IBA Anti-Corruption Committee (as Middle Eastern representative).


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Wednesday 2 November (1115 - 1230)

Room 210, Level 2

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