Marlize Dumas

Marlize Dumas is an associate in Baker McKenzie’s Dispute Resolution Practice Group in Dubai. Her practice focuses on the resolution of commercial disputes spanning a range of sectors, including construction, mining and financial services. She has experience in conducting arbitration references under leading international arbitration rules, such as the ICC, DIAC, LCIA and ADCCAC, as well as the DIFC Courts.

In brief In a landmark judgment issued on 6 September 2023 in (1) Sandra Holding Ltd (2) Nuri Musaed Al Saleh (together the “Respondents”) v. (1) Fawzi Musaed Al Saleh (2) Ahmed Fawzi Al Saleh (3) Yasmine Fawzi Al Saleh (4) Farah El Merabi (together the “Appellants”) [2023] DIFC CA 003 (the “Judgment”), the DIFC Court of Appeal (CA) has overturned a Worldwide Freezing Order (WFO) issued by the Court of First Instance on the…