Shaikh David & Co.


We advise and provide legal support services in relation to business operations, risk evaluation, recoveries and mitigation of loss exposure.
We are always approachable and liaise closely with key personnel to identify your desired requirements. You will be closely appraised of developments as we take a pro-active and flexible approach in achieving the desired results.
The following areas are where we can add value to your business.

We are regularly instructed to act in domestic and international arbitrations in various sectors. James David is also a qualified arbitrator.


We are experienced in aviation related disputes involving airline carriers and airport operators.

Banking & Insolvency

We assist domestic and international banks and finance houses with their retail and corporate loan recoveries. We advise and assist in insolvency and receivership matters as well as scheme of arrangements and judicial management.

We also deal with fraud, negligence, other commercial and contractual issues with respect to the operations of banking services.


We have an extensive practice in commercial dispute resolution involving goods and services and contractual disputes in utilities, trading, retail, automotive, construction and distribution. We also specialise in tenancies and advise on commercial contract drafting.


We are experienced in construction disputes including adjudication, arbitration and at the construction court.

International Trade

We have substantial experience in dealing with cross-border trade disputes involving the supply of goods or services and trade finance.

Logistics and Transportation

We support air, sea and road freight forwarders and logistic transportation providers in respect of disputes relating to carriage of goods and purchase and hire of assets.

Off-Shore Energy

We are heavily involved in marine related disputes in the offshore sector. We also advise local refineries and independent power producers.

Quasi-Criminal Actions

We are regularly instructed to act on behalf of institutions against charges brought by various regulatory authorities.


We deal with the entire spectrum of shipping from casualties to bill of lading and charter party disputes including acting for port operators and other marine support service providers. We also advise on ship sale and purchase and shipbuilding contracts.

We assist domestic and international insurance companies and associations with policy advice, recoveries and defence across all classes of insurance and reinsurance.