Lawyer- Independent Arbitrator, at International Chamber of Commerce | United Arab Emirates
Sami Houerbi started his legal career in 1992 with international law firms in Munich (Germany) and in Paris (France).
From 1999 to 2005, he worked for the international Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), where he was responsible for the management and supervision of hundreds of arbitration proceedings related to the MENA.
Since 2005, Sami Houerbi acts as consultant of the International Court of Arbitration of the ICC for the Mediterranean, Middle East and Africa. He is in charge of raising awareness about Dispute Resolution mechanisms throughout the region and promoting ICC Arbitration and Mediation.
Sami Houerbi acts regularly since 2006 as arbitrator under ad hoc and institutional international arbitrations under the ICC Rules, DIAC, and CRCICA. Moreover, he has proven experience in the implementation procedures of international awards.
Sami Houerbi is the founding partner of Houerbi law firm, where he developed a recognized expertise in the fields of international contracts, international sale of goods, as well as construction and technical installation.
Sami Houerbi regularly organizes and participates in training seminars and conferences in within field of arbitration and mediation.
Finally, Sami Houerbi is responsible for the promotion of ICC Young Arbitrators Forum in the MENA region. Furthermore, he is a member of the IBA, the UIA, the German Institution of Arbitration, International Arbitration Institute of the French Committee of Arbitration and Swiss Arbitration Association.