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Thomas Neighbour

About Thomas

Thomas is a Senior Associate in the Dubai insurance and reinsurance team, having trained as a solicitor in London before joining HFW in Dubai in 2014. Thomas is a qualified lawyer in England and Wales.

Thomas acts for clients in claims and defence work before the DIFC and ADGM Courts, in international/local arbitration and before the English High Court, as well as managing local court litigation, in relation to a variety of construction, property, energy, marine and liability claims, along with reinsurance disputes. Thomas also advises on coverage issues.

What the market says about Thomas

Thomas is ranked as an Associate to watch by Chambers Global 2024 who call him “a star with UK and Middle East experience in insurance and reinsurance disputes.

“Thomas is also recognised as a ‘Rising Star’ in Insurance by Legal 500 UAE 2024 who say he is “well informed of construction, energy, and financial lines risks.”

Earlier editions of the Chambers Global guide praise him as “an extremely experienced and market-aware practitioner in the field of reinsurance for UK and UAE law” and “the type of legal counsel who provides a personalised service to his clients.” Chambers Global 2023.