Ian Edge

Ian Edge

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Civil Practitioner.

Specialist in commercial and private international law. Expert on the civil and commercial laws of the Middle East (including the application of Islamic law). Clients include governments, major corporations and banks as draftsman of international contracts and as counsel in international arbitrations.

Publications on commercial law with particular reference to Middle East and Islamic Law.

Appointed to the International Committee of the Bar Council as the member with responsibility for the Middle East and Chairman of the IC's Middle East Interest Group.

Good working knowledge of French and of written Arabic.

Academic Qualifications

MA (Cantab), LLB (Cantab)

Professional Qualifications and Appointments

  • Chairman of Middle East Practitioners Group
  • Visiting Law Lecturer, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
  • Chartered Arbitrator
  • Accredited Mediator

Professional Bodies

  • International Committee of the Bar Council with special reference to the Middle East
  • Legislative Council of the Dubai International Finance Centre (DIFC)

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic (Expert, written)
  • French (Fluent)