Head of Dispute Resolution, Al Ghurair Investment LLC
Since September 2020, Karim has held the position of Head of Dispute Resolution for Al
Ghurair Construction. A seasoned legal practitioner, Karim’s experience spans more than 20
years, holding positions in international, regional, and local law firms, as well as regional
corporations in trusted in-house counsel roles. With diverse sector experience, including energy,
construction, real estate, and food, Karim is recognized as a dedicated and insightful legal
professional, with a keen focus on innovation and optimization.
Prior to his current appointment in Al Ghurair Construction, Karim provided legal counsel to
Business Unit Heads across Al Ghurair Investment, representing sister companies and
subsidiaries in need of dispute resolution support.
Prior to joining Al Ghurair Investment, Karim served as counsel for several international energy,
real estate, and construction contractors involved in large-scale infrastructure projects. His focus
on these specialties enhanced his capabilities and honed his expertise in the Middle East’s
regulatory and legal framework.
Karim holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law, along with a post-graduate diploma in International
Arbitration from Cairo University. He also holds a Master’s Degree in International Business Law
from Cumbria University. He was admitted before the Bar in 2002 and is a member of numerous
legal institutions and bodies.