Name: Harikrishnan Ravindran
Firm Name: Lutfi & Co Advocates and Legal Consultants
Jurisdiction: UAE
Practice Area: Commercial Law

Telephone: 04 422 2555
Fax: 04 363 6778
Email: harikrishnan@lutfidifc.com

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Professional Biography:

Leaders in Law endorses Harikrishnan Ravindran as our exclusively recommended Commercial Law expert in the UAE. If you wish to get in touch with Harikrishnan, please use the contact information provided above.

Harikrishnan is a legal consultant with Lutfi & Co since June 2009.  His background prior to joining Lutfi & Co was in counsel practice. Harikrishnan’s expertise and practice focus are in the areas of corporate and commercial law as well as commercial dispute resolution.  He is a key member of both the transactional and the dispute resolution teams.  This experience has assisted him in developing a deeper understanding of the practical implications of specific contractual terms in the context of potential dispute resolution proceedings.  He has considerable expertise and experience in International Trade law particularly pertaining to dispute resolution proceedings.

Harikrishnan is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and has expertise in Domestic commercial and real estate arbitrations in the UAE and in International Commercial Arbitration. He has inter alia advised clients in domestic arbitrations administered by DIAC and Ad Hoc arbitrations in the UAE supervised by the Courts.  He has also advised parties to International Commercial Arbitrations under the ICC rules and UNCITRAL rules.  He is familiar with arbitration rules and procedures of most major arbitration institutions.

In addition to the above, Harikrishnan has recently advised clients in transactional matters and dispute resolution proceedings in the following areas of law:

  • Real Estate (Advising on real estate projects, representing both purchasers and developers in arbitration and litigation)
  • Employment law (UAE Federal Law and DIFC Law representing both employer and employee)
  • Civil law ( claims of compensation for harm, construction claims between contractors, employers and sub contractors)
  • Commercial law (commercial transactions, commercial disputes and claims)
  • Company law (dispute resolution between shareholders of companies – civil, on shore and free zone)

Practice focus

  • Arbitration
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • Commercial law
  • Company law
  • Joint Ventures, Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Employment Law

Firm Description:

Lutfi & Co is located in Business Bay and is regulated by the DLAD.  Lutfi & Co is providing a professional and highly experienced service to national and international clients throughout the UAE.  Lutfi & Co also relies on the services of highly experienced and skilled external counsel who work with us closely on matters that fall within their area of expertise.

The skill and experience of the lawyers ensures that Lutfi & Co is able to meet the critical business needs and demands of clients in a flexible and responsive way. Our team is committed to providing high value added service and on achieving client satisfaction. Establishing long term relationships with clients is a priority.

Services provided by Lutfi & Co include:

  • UAE corporate and regulatory matters
  • Litigation in the UAE courts
  • Domestic arbitration in the UAE
  • International commercial arbitration
  • Construction and engineering
  • Facilities management
  • Insurance and risk management
  • Property development
  • Project and structured finance.
  • DIFC Wills and probate
  • Representation before the DIFC Courts
  • DIFC Corporate and company practice

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