Sam is an English qualified lawyer and head of insurance and reinsurance for HFW in the Middle East. He has been based in the Dubai office since 2005 and has advised on some of the region’s largest energy, marine, property, liability, construction and PI insurance claims as well as complex reinsurance disputes. Sam also advises on shareholder, joint venture and other commercial disputes. His work involves general advisory work, all forms of arbitration, supervising local court litigation, DIFC Court work, English High Court work and mediation.

Sam is also a DIFC Court registered practitioner with rights of audience before the DIFC Courts (Part II).