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Justin Whelan


Abu Dhabi

Holman Fenwick Willan MEA LLP
Office 7, 6 Floor, Al Khatem Tower
ADGM Square
Al Maryah Island
PO BOX 764608
Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates

Office Telephone: +971 2 235 4900

Direct Dial (Abu Dhabi): +971 2 235 4913 Download VCard

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Justin is an insurance partner in our Abu Dhabi office. His practice area covers insurance and reinsurance claims, policy coverage advices and subrogated recoveries, largely within the property/energy/casualty and professional indemnity arenas. He has acted for a number of global insurers and facultative and treaty reinsurers, and advised a wide range of blue chip international insureds from a variety of industries. His work encompasses complex, multi-party disputes across an extensive span of subjects. He has significant expertise in matters involving liability and business interruption, and fire and escapes of water.

Justin leads our dedicated Middle East cyber and data privacy team. He is experienced in cyber-related claims and has spoken widely on cyber security, cyber insurance and data privacy to numerous risk carriers, policyholders and industry experts across the region and in the UK.

Our Middle East cyber/data offering draws on the extensive skills and experience of our lawyers across our different sector groups and regional offices in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, KSA and Kuwait. We assist our clients in identifying exposures, advising on data privacy compliance and in major incident prevention and response. We have a renowned international crisis response team operating across the region with a 24/7 facility to decisively minimise the damage in cyber-related incidents.

Justin is well versed in commercial litigation in the Courts of the UAE and England & Wales. He has conducted numerous mediations and is experienced in other forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution.

We are working with clients across our international network to help them minimise the impact of COVID-19 on their business and to prepare for what's next. To find out more, visit our dedicated Covid-19 hub.

Abu Dhabi

The firm's Abu Dhabi office opened in 2018.

Our Abu Dhabi office opened in 2018 and consists of 4 partners. 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. 

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