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Shalagh Massingham, Partner

Shalagh Massingham




Practice areas

  • Commercial litigation
  • Energy and infrastructure
  • International arbitration
  • International trade
  • Litigation and dispute management
  • Shipping

Practice notes

Shalagh is a partner in the litigation and dispute management practice. She is based in the Dubai office and has worked with the firm since 2005. During her career with Eversheds Sutherland, Shalagh has worked for three of our offices including Newcastle Upon Tyne, Doha and Dubai.

Shalagh advises on English law, Qatari law and UAE law and has a deep understanding of the law and culture in the region. Her practice centres around international construction disputes (arbitration and litigation) and in particular ICC, DIFC-LCIA, DIAC and LMAA. She also advises on commercial disputes, contract interpretation and dispute management/avoidance across the Middle East.

Shalagh has extensive experience of local court related matters and works “hand in hand” with local counsel in providing seamless client service to clients regardless of location. This includes working on QFC and DIFC court matters as well as advising on local court proceedings at all levels (Court of First Instance, Court of Appeal, Court of Cassation and Enforcement proceedings).

Shalagh also regularly works with Counsel in the region with experience in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman.

Shalagh is qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales and ranked in Chambers Global 2020 as an expert based abroad for Dispute Resolution: International – Qatar.