Dr. Omar Hiary

Dr. Omar Hiary


Assistant Professor, Faculty of Business & Law
Dr. Omar was a Partner (Head of Arbitration Department) with Hussain Lootah and Associates (Attorneys & Counselors at Law – Dubai). He also worked as a Senior Associate with Altamimi & Co. (Dubai).

Contact details

+971 4 279 1400 Ext: 450
+971 4 279 1490
omar.alhyari@buid.ac.ae

Dr. Omar was a Partner (Head of Arbitration Department) with Hussain Lootah and Associates (Attorneys & Counselors at Law – Dubai), and also worked as a Senior Associate with Altamimi & Co. (Dubai). During the last eight years of work experience in the UAE, he acted for and against contractors, sub-contractors, developers, governmental bodies, financial institutions and individual investors in big litigation as well as arbitration cases. Dr. Hiary also taught at the University of Dubai during the period 2012-2016, and he regularly sits as sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator and chairman of arbitral tribunals in ad-hoc and institutional arbitrations.   

 

Degrees / Professional Qualification’s

  • Doctorate in Arbitration Law - University of the West of England, Bristol UK
  • Master’s Degree in Private Law - Amman Arab University for Graduate Studies, Amman Jordan
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law - Amman University, Alsalt Jordan

Published Works

  • “Challenging Arbitral Awards under the Model Law and Arab and English laws based thereon”.  Publisher: VDM Verlag Dr. Müller Aktiengesellschaft & Co. KG. Place of publication: Germany. Year of publication: 2009.
  • “Challenging an Arbitral Award on Jurisdiction under UAE Law”, P. 5, May 2015 Newsletter of the German Middle East Lawyers Association (GERMELA).
  • “Does the Court under article 216 of the UAE Civil Procedures Law have the right to consider the validity of conversion of a sole establishment to an LLC company?”, December 2016, Lexis Middle East Law Alert. 
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