Members’ Success in The Legal 500 EMEA Rankings

Members’ Success in The Legal 500 EMEA Rankings

CategoryNews Author Karim Ghaly KC, Jonathan Bellamy, Karishma Vora Date

Chambers is delighted that Karim Ghaly QC, Jonathan Bellamy and Karishma Vora have been ranked in newly released The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa guide.

Karim Ghaly QC is ranked in The English Bar: Construction:

Karim Ghaly QC, Leading Silk (Tier 1), ..’ is well-connected for politically sensitive disputes in a number of GCC jurisdictions, as well as sitting as a party-appointed arbitrator in DIAC arbitrations.’ ‘Extremely hard-working, committed, confident, enthusiastic and bright: clearly very talented and full of good ideas on strategy as well.

Jonathan Bellamy and Karishma Vora have been ranked in The English Bar: Commercial, with the guide stating:

‘As part of diverse and international practices, at 39 Essex Chambers’ Jonathan Bellamy and Karishma Vora are instructed in a range of Middle Eastern matters including high-stakes and novel DIFC Courts litigation. Vora represents a DMCC-based co-defendant in Emirates NBD Bank v KBBO CPG Investment, a matter referred to the Joint Judicial Tribunal involving an allegedly forged guarantee, while also in the DIFC Bellamy is instructed for the defendant in Orient Insurance v Hazel Middle East, concerning the public policy limits on exclusion clauses in trade credit insurance.’

Karishma Vora, Leading Junior (Tier 1) is ‘Very thorough and very committed – she knows her stuff, istactically aware and sees the bigger picture and where we are going with it. ’

Jonathan Bellamy, Leading Junior (Tier 2) ‘He has ample international disputes experience and is very practical in his approach and is aware of the culture of businesses in Dubai and the region. ’

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