Level 8, Building 6
Emaar Square, Sheikh Zayed Road
PO Box 53934 Dubai
United Arab Emirates
Office Telephone: +971 4 423 0555
Office Fax: +971 4 425 7941
Direct Dial (Dubai): +971 50 654 4508
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Sam Wakerley is Head of Insurance for HFW in the Middle East. He has been based in the Dubai office since 2005 and handles a wide range of disputes work with a particular specialisation in insurance and reinsurance claims. He has advised on some of the region's largest energy, marine, property, liability, construction and PI insurance/reinsurance claims. Sam also advises on shareholder, JV and other commercial disputes. His work involves general advisory work, supervising local court litigation, DIFC court work, English High Court work, arbitration and mediation.
Sam is consistently recommended in both Legal 500, Chambers and Partners, and in the International Who's Who of Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers. In Chambers Global 2017 Sam Wakerley is described by clients as "clear, concise and very tactical; he can see the bigger picture without omitting the details."
Chambers Global 2019, Sam is well recognised as a leading insurance practitioner in the jurisdiction, and he has gained prominence advising insurers and reinsurers regarding high-profile building fires. One client said: "If I have a big thing he'll always be very responsive. It's great to have someone like him who can get the job done very quickly."