Graham Lovett, Board Director, Dubai International Arbitration Centre
Graham leads the Middle East disputes practice of Akin Gump and specializes in high-value, complex and cross-border commercial litigation and arbitration. He regularly appears as an advocate before the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts and sits as an arbitrator in both domestic and international arbitrations. Graham also appeared regularly before the Dubai World Tribunal, a specialist Court set up by Decree to hear cases involving Dubai World and its subsidiaries during its restructuring. He also sits as an arbitrator in both domestic and international arbitrations. In October 2021, His Highness the Ruler of Dubai appointed Graham as a director of the board of the recently expanded Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC).