Tom Ogg ranked for Commercial Disputes in the Middle East

Tom Ogg

Tom Ogg has been ranked by the Legal 500 as a Leading Junior for Commercial Disputes in the Middle East, which includes the DIFC courts in Dubai, the ADGM courts in Abu Dhabi, and the QICDRC courts in Qatar.

Tom regularly acts for clients in the Middle East in all areas of his practice.  Recent examples of Tom’s work include:

• Acting for a claimant in the DIFC courts in a claim for race discrimination and ‘whistleblowing’ dismissal contrary to the DIFC Operating Law, Law No. 7 of 2018;

• Successfully defeating a whistleblowing claim in the Qatar International Court: see Xavier Roig Castello v Match Hospitality Consultants LLC [2023] QIC (F) 30 (more details here);

• Advice on the jurisdiction of the DIFC Courts in a contractual bonus claim;

• Advising on regulatory proceedings brought by the Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority against an individual;

• Advising on a major breach of contract claim and the limitation provisions for claims in the DIFC Courts;

• Advising on the merits of bringing a sex discrimination claim in the Qatar International Court.