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Francesco Fiorilli

Senior Associate


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 4 423 0561

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Francesco specialises in aviation liability and regulatory matters. He also has a broader litigation and arbitration experience, particularly on international commercial, insurance and banking and finance matters.

Prior to joining HFW, Francesco worked as legal counsel in a major regional airline, where he was primarily tasked to handle the airline's litigation portfolio. In the past, Francesco also worked in the Milan offices of a US law firm as well as in a major Italian law firm.

Francesco holds a LL.M. in Air and Space Law from the International Institute of Air and Space Law, Leiden University, in The Netherlands and he is qualified in Italy.

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The firm's Dubai office opened in 2006 and has grown significantly over the years.

Now with 13 partners, 1 legal director and 26 associates, the office offers both GCC clients and international clients with operations in the region an integrated service covering dispute resolution, transactions and regulation across a number of industry sectors. Our team of lawyers, many of whom are Arabic speakers, come from diverse backgrounds and have a strong understanding of and established working relationships with government departments, regulatory bodies, agencies and locally qualified lawyers throughout the GCC region. Our experience shows that this facilitates the faster resolution of any difficulties our clients face.

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