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Firm Overview

OGH Legal

OGH Legal is a UAE-based boutique dispute resolution firm, delivering UAE law expertise with international service standards. Founded by expert UAE litigation practitioners, it provides legal services across a diverse range of sectors, with a focus on high quality client service.

Lawyers at OGH Legal are local court practitioners who provide unique local expertise alongside a true understanding of working with regional and international corporates, as well as international law firms.

The firm’s experience spans a number of sectors, with special expertise in construction, real estate, hospitality, commercial and banking. Lawyers have considerable experience in TMT, distributor/agent & principle relations as well as aviation, shipping and oil and gas. Further, the firm has an investigation (and white collar) practice and is growing its sports and IP disputes practices.

OGH Legal prides itself on providing clients with a personal service, never compromising on quality. With a wealth of expertise and proven commercial awareness, OGH Legal is able to offer innovative solutions to complex business issues, tailormade for the local legal and procedural regime.

Working with International Firms

The firm works and has excellent relationships with many of the global firms based in the UAE, as well as firms who do not have a regional or local presence. It acts both as local counsel on UAE Court litigations as well as local law co-counsel in arbitration.

In 2020, OGH Legal was involved in more than a dozen high value cases in local courts lead by international law firms. Three of these are amongst in excess of AED 1 billion. Our work showcases how we work efficiently alongside international firms as local counsel and also ‘behind the scenes’ as local law experts.


OGH offers services in the areas of Dispute resolution, Arbitration, Corporate investigations, Employment and Corporate law

contact person

Mohamed ElGhatit

Founder and co-Managing Partner

Mohamed ElGhatit has more than 19 years’ experience working in the Middle East and regularly acts as counsel and arbitrator on a broad range of complex and transnational disputes in various sectors including real estate, construction, oil and gas, IT, hotels and tourism and banking.

Mohamed has represented clients in court litigations in numerous regional jurisdictions primarily in the UAE local courts as well as DIFC Courts. He has also acted as foreign law counsel or expert before Courts of England & Wales, Ireland and Australia.

In arbitration, he has handled cases under most of the major arbitration rules, including ICC, LCIA, DIAC, CRCICA, SIAC and UNCITRAL. He has sat as sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator or chairman on more than 35 cases in the UAE, and Egypt.

Mohamed is recognised for his dispute resolution expertise in both Chambers and The Legal 500.

PHONE: +971 4 380 8838

Address Info



OGH Legal

Phone: +971 4 380 8838

Main Location

Prime Tower
12 Floor Burj Khalifa Boulevard Dubai


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