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Hassan Ali Radhi

Hassan Ali Radhi
Office:
Building 361 - Road 1705 - Block 317
ERA Business Centre - 18th & 19th Floor
PO Box 5366
City:
Manama
Country:
Bahrain
Tel:
+973 17 535 252
Fax:
+973 17 533 358

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Arbitration: Lawyers

Dr Hassan Ali Radhi, the senior partner of Hassan Radhi & Associates, obtained an LLB from University of Mohammed V Rabat in Morocco, and a PhD in law (thesis: “The Bahrain Judician System - A Historical and Analytical Study”) from the University of London. 

Hassan Ali Radhi was admitted to the Bahraini Bar as an attorney and legal consultant in 1974, and the Kuwait Bar in 1983. He is licensed to practise in the courts of Bahrain including the Court of Cassation and the Constitutional Court. He practises in the courts of Bahrain in various areas such as banking and finance, commercial, insurance, maritime and contract law. He is licensed as a foreign legal consultant by the Supreme Court in Texas, USA, and is an ex-resident associate of the former law office of Coudert Brothers/New York. He practises in domestic and international arbitration as arbitrator or counsel, including international arbitrations under ICC, LCIA, DIFC-LCIA, DIAC, GCC Arbitration Centre and ICDR-AAA.

Hassan Ali Radhi’s professional memberships include: the Council of the Institute of World Business of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC, Paris); the ICC Paris commission on arbitration; the International Bar Association (IBA); the Bahraini national committee of the International Chamber of Commerce; the disciplinary council of the Bahrain Bourse; and the committee on investment barriers of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce in Bahrain.

Hassan Ali Radhi is also a former vice chairman of the Arab Users Council of LCIA (2007-2012); former member of the board of trustees of the BCDR/AAA Bahrain; former co-chairman of the Arab forum of the IBA; former member of the ICC Court (2000-2003); former member of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) (2007-2012); and former member of the Lawyers Disciplinary Advisory Council of the Ministry of Justice and Islamic Affairs. He is also a founding member of the Bahrain Bar Society, of which he was president from 1986 to 1991. During this period he served as ex officio a member of the Executive Bureau of Arab Lawyers’ Union.

Hassan Ali Radhi’s practice areas include civil law; corporate and commercial laws; banking and finance-related law; and arbitration.

Hassan Ali Radhi’s scholarly activities include: former professorial associate at the University of London (SOAS) 2007-2009; former lecturer at the University of Bahrain’s school of business and finance; and former lecturer at the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance. He is also an arbitration/international arbitration tutor at the Chartered Institute of Arbitration (CIArb), a member of the editorial board of the Arab Law Quarterly Bulletin London, and an invited speaker at regional and international conferences such as CIArb, GCC Arbitration Centre, LCIA, ICC and IFCAI.

As well as his PhD thesis, Hassan Ali Radhi has also authored Judiciary and Arbitration in Bahrain, published by Kluwer Law International.

In 2011, Hassan Radhi & Associates was identified by Alliance International as a “best Middle Eastern law firm”. In 2012, Dr Hassan Ali Radhi was named the “best lawyer in Bahrain”, and Hassan Radhi & Associates the “best law office in litigation in Bahrain”, by World Finance magazine. That year the firm was named “national law firm of the year in Bahrain” by IFLR. In 2014, Who’s Who Legal featured Dr Hassan Ali Radhi as a global expert in corporate law in Bahrain. In 2015, he was placed in the top tier of the corporate and finance, and dispute resolution sections of Chambers Global. Hassan Ali Radhi was also named International Arbitration Lawyer of the Year in the Kingdom of Bahrain for 2015 by Global Law Experts and enrolled as a foreign legal consultant in the Supreme Court of Texas, USA by the State Bar of Texas in the same year. In 2016, Chambers Global ranked Mr Hassan Ali Radhi as a “leading individual” (Band 1).  

Languages: Arabic and English. 

WWL says: Hassan Ali Radhi is considered "one of the top commercial advocates in Bahrain."

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Arbitration which can be purchased from our Shop.

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Dr Hassan Ali Radhi, senior partner of Hassan Radhi & Associates, obtained an LLB from University of Mohammed V Rabat, Morocco, and a PhD in law from the University of London. He was admitted to the Bahraini Bar in 1974 and the Kuwait Bar in 1983, he is licensed to practise in the Courts of Bahrain including the Court of Cassation. He is practising in the Courts of Bahrain in various areas such as banking and finance, commercial, insurance, maritime and contract law. 

As an attorney and legal consultant, Hassan Radhi has advised many international clients and law firms in Europe, the United States and Japan, as well as other Asian and Arab countries. As a practising professional arbitrator in ad hoc and institutional arbitrations he has handled numerous domestic and international commercial arbitrations by representing the parties as counsel or acting as arbitrator which include arbitrations under ICC, LCIA, DIAC and GCC Arbitration Centre as co-arbitrator, sole arbitrator or chairman of arbitral tribunals. 

Hassan Radhi’s professional memberships include: council member of the Institute of World Business of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC, Paris); member of the ICC Paris commission on arbitration; member of the International Bar Association (IBA); and member of the editorial board of the Arab Law Quarterly bulletin (London).

Hassan Radhi is also a former member vice chairman of the Arab users council of LCIA; former member of the board of trustees of the BCDR/AAA; former co-chairman of the Arab forum of the International Bar Association; former member of the ICC Court; founding member and former president of the Bahrain Bar Association; and former member of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA).  

Hassan Radhi’s scholarly activities include: former professorial associate at the University of London (SOAS) 2007–2009; former lecturer at the University of Bahrain’s school of business and finance; and former lecturer at the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance. 

Hassan Radhi’s publications include: Judiciary and Arbitration in Bahrain, published by Kluwer Law International; The Bahrain Judicial System – A Historical and Analytical Study (PhD thesis); ICC International Court of Arbitration bulletin; Arab Law Quarterly; a University of Virginia publication; and Legal Systems of the World: An Encyclopaedia

In 2012, Dr Hassan Ali Radhi was named the “Best Lawyer in Bahrain” by World Finance magazine. In 2013 Hassan Radhi & Associates was named the “National Law Firm of the Year: Bahrain” and recognised for its restructuring work in the IFLR survey. In 2014, Who’s Who Legal named Dr Hassan Ali Radhi as  a global expert in corporate law in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

WWL says: Hassan Ali Radhi is a "stand-out practitioner" who is commended for his "hands-on approach to cases"

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Project Finance which can be purchased from our Shop.

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