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Philip Punwar is a practising barrister and partner in the international arbitration and dispute resolution group of the law firm Baker Botts LLP. Based in Dubai Philip became a CEDR accredited mediator in 2010 and is now acting as a mediator in addition to his work as a lawyer and international arbitrator.
An experienced civil and common law practitioner Philip has appeared in a wide range of commercial proceedings over the last 25 years in both court and arbitration under English, UAE, DIFC and International law. He has recently acted in proceedings arising out of aircraft charter agreements, agreements for the provision of armed security and logistics in areas of conflict, sub-development agreements, construction agreements, operating agreements, distribution agreements, investment treaty claims, production sharing agreements and diverse joint venture agreements.
Philip began his career practising as a barrister in London in 1989 and is a Master of the Bench of Inner Temple. He moved to Dubai in 2005 to establish the English language disputes practice of a leading regional law firm based at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). In addition to his work in the UAE Philip is often called upon to work in many other jurisdictions around the world including Hong Kong, London and Paris.
Updated: March 2016