Specialising in international commercial arbitration, she has worked on arbitrations across a wide variety of industry sectors, including construction/real estate, oil and gas and shipping.
Soraya has wide-ranging experience in all types of international commercial arbitration, representing clients as advising counsel under all major institutional arbitration rules, such as ICC, SCC, DIAC, or DIFC-LCIA and ad hoc in arbitrations seated in Europe and the Middle East in relation to large commercial claims in a wide variety of industry sectors.
Before moving to the UAE in 2008, she practised in Paris where she gained extensive experience in advising on all types of civil, commercial and corporate transactions.
Soraya holds a Master's Degree in Private International Law and International Trade Law from Assas University in Paris and is admitted to the Paris Bar. She is fluent in English, French and Arabic.