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Alexandra Scott

Associate

Contact
CMS (UAE) LLP
Level 15 Burj Daman
Dubai International Financial Centre
PO Box 506873
Dubai
United Arab Emirates
Languages English

Alexandra is an Associate in the ICE Disputes team.

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Education

2014 – LL.B, University of Law, London

2011 – BA Hons History & Politics, Newcastle University, Newcastle

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03/03/2022
The DI­AC Rules 2022
In­tro­duc­tion Fol­low­ing the con­sol­id­a­tion of the Dubai In­ter­na­tion­al Ar­bit­ra­tion Centre (“DI­AC”) as the sole ar­bit­ra­tion centre in Dubai (as re­por­ted here), a new set of ar­bit­ral rules was pub­lished...
03/11/2021
In­ter­na­tion­al ar­bit­ra­tion law and rules in the King­dom of Saudi Ar­a­bia...
Parties are free to choose the lan­guage and the sub­stant­ive law of the dis­pute in ar­bit­ra­tion. This is an at­tract­ive fea­ture of the in­ter­na­tion­al ar­bit­ra­tion re­gime in KSA and should of­fer com­fort to...
23/09/2021
DI­AC takes it all: the in­teg­ra­tion of Dubai’s ar­bit­ra­tion in­sti­tu­tions
In­tro­duc­tion On 14 Septem­ber 2021 De­cree No. 34 of 2021 (the “De­cree”) was is­sued in Dubai in re­spect of the Dubai In­ter­na­tion­al Ar­bit­ra­tion Centre (“DI­AC”); com­ing in­to force on 20 Septem­ber...
15/04/2021
Law and reg­u­la­tion of con­sequen­tial dam­ages clauses in the en­ergy sec­tor...
1. Do the words “con­sequen­tial loss” have a giv­en mean­ing in law? The term is not defined un­der UAE law and is not treated con­sist­ently as a leg­al concept. In this re­gard, UAE law dis­tin­guishes...
03/07/2020
Pro­tocol for On­line Case Man­age­ment in In­ter­na­tion­al Ar­bit­ra­tion
As ar­bit­ra­tions are be­com­ing in­creas­ingly glob­al­ised, with par­ti­cipants loc­ated across vari­ous jur­is­dic­tions, parties are con­stantly look­ing for ef­fi­cient ways to com­mu­nic­ate and share doc­u­ments and in­form­a­tion...
07/02/2020
Coronavir­us and Force Ma­jeure
The World Health Or­gan­isa­tion Dir­ect­or Gen­er­al’s re­cent de­clar­a­tion that the glob­al out­break of the coronavir­us is a “pub­lic health emer­gency of in­ter­na­tion­al con­cern” is, of course, dom­in­at­ing...