The IBA’s response to the war in Ukraine  

Speaker details

IBA Annual Conference Sydney 2017

8 Oct - 13 Oct 2017

Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Speaker information

Walid Azzam


Walid is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution department. He specializes in complex Commercial and Corporate arbitration and litigation, often with multi-jurisdictional elements. Walid joined Hadef & Partners in 2005. During that time, he has developed specialist knowledge of managing large scale, disputes and has acted on a number of high-profile banking and commercial matters. Walid advises a diverse group of clients; including publicly traded and multi-national companies, as well as high net worth individuals on various contentious matters including insolvency related issues. Walid also specializes in local and international asset tracings, recovery and investigations and has been recognized as one of the leading individuals in the UAE for asset recovery. He advises on financial crimes as well as on extradition and mutual legal assistance matters. Walid has a Juris Doctorate and is admitted to the Massachusetts State Bar. He routinely lectures, and sits on various panels that deal with a variety of issues relating to regional legal trends and developments.


The Arab region: doing business in the midst of an economic downturn

Monday 9 October (1615 - 1730)

Room C4.7, Convention Centre, Level 4


Complex real estate transactions

Monday 9 October (1430 - 1730)

Room C4.11, Convention Centre, Level 4