Dubai senior associate Andrew Massey discusses the scenarios where the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts take jurisdiction over claims. Andrew also talks about how the DIFC Courts have adopted an expansive approach to jurisdiction over disputes and how it has introduced the necessary and proper party jurisdiction into DIFC law to help resolve multiparty and multijurisdictional disputes.
Andrew has been practicing in the Middle East for eight years. Andrew focuses on arbitration and across a variety of industry sectors including construction, real estate, insurance and general commercial disputes. Andrew is ranked in the UAE Legal 500 2020 as "a pleasure to work with. Always cool-headed even under pressure and a wonderful team player who delivers great results".