Afif Ammoury Senior Legal Consultant

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Location : Dubai

A bilingual Lebanese qualified Legal Consultant with over 22 years’ experience in the litigation and dispute resolutions field.

Afif has represented clients in complex, civil, commercial, corporate, joint, family, labor, insolvency, criminal and regulatory disputes before courts, specialized tribunals, and domestic and international tribunals.  

Since his graduation, Afif has gained invaluable experience working as a legal assistant for the past 22 years covering various practice areas including Commercial Law, Islamic law, Company Law, Contracts and arbitration.  Throughout his tenure as a Legal Professional, Afif has gained diverse experience advising and representing across sectors and industries on issues concerning various statutes before multiple forums.

 Afif renders legal opinions on complex questions of law and is known to mold the most unfavorable facts to desirable results for every client. Afif regularly appears and argues before all courts and tribunals and is known to expedite the adjudication of disputes with the aid of his expertise.

Afif has been a part of multiple prominent law firms in the United Arab Emirates for over 13 years and carries countless badges of honor from the success of disputes he has dealt with for numerous clients, including but not limited to the certifications of appreciation and high efficiency awarded by several large corporates in the United Arab Emirates who remain to be his clients till date.

Afif has gained expertise in the procedures of Dubai International Arbitration Centre and Islamic Center of Arbitration during his tenure in the United Arab Emirates.


Prior to joining Hamdan Al Shamsi Lawyers & Legal Consultants in January 2024  Afif has worked for so many reputable law firms in Dubai.

  • Assisted a huge financial institution in a bankruptcy and restructuring case against several debtors
  • Afif is responsible for drafting legal opinion, pleadings, court applications, agreements and negotiation settlements.
  • Afif prefers to counsel each client from the first meeting and do most of the administrative work and preparing for legal meetings.
  • Afif has gained extensive corporate and commercial transactional experience with national and international companies that he has actively participated in the negotiations and the creation of various commercial agreements.
  • Afif further specializes in insurance law and his work experience includes reinsurance, product liability, and professional indemnity, general insurance disputes.
  • Prepared several Projects and studies about Commercial Foundations and Legal proof and other different subjects.
Academic Qualifications
>Civil Law
>Company law
>Commercial law
>Intellectual Property law
>Real Estate law
>Employment law
>Criminal Law
>Sharia & Family law
>1998 – 1999 Lebanese University, faculty of law (License Degree of Law)
>1992 - Lebanese Baccalaureate Philosophy
> 2002 Members of Lebanese Lawyers
> Member of Egyptian Chamber for international commercial arbitration
> Member of international Islamic center for reconciliation and arbitration