Busit Advocates & Legal Consultants is a leading Dubai law firm with strong regional and global associations. The firm acts for and represents an array of recognised local and international companies & medium-sized enterprises as well as selective family offices and high net-worth individuals.
Busit Advocates & Legal Consultants, established in 1993, is based in the heart of the Business Bay central business district of Dubai. The law firm is led by its founder Dr. Obaid Saqer Busit. We have a highly professional international team who are dedicated to our clients and go out of our way to provide personal and professional services. We speak Arabic, English, Russian, Urdu and Hindi, and utilise the services of our extensive global network to provide comprehensive advice and solutions to clients.
Dr. Obaid Saqer Busit completed his Master's degree in Comparative Law in 1986 at the University of San Diego, USA and acquired his PhD in Commercial Arbitration in 1991 from Durham University in England. Already in 1992 when he started his legal career in Dubai, Obaid Saqer Busit was involved in high profile and noteworthy cases. By 1994 he was made the Director General of Dubai's Department of Ports and Customs. He was elected to the post of Chairman of the World Customs Organization Council in 2000, and from 1998 until 2000 was elected WCO Regional Vice chairman of the North Africa, Near and Middle East Region. During this period was a visiting lecturer at the UAE University. Subsequently his focus has been back on case work at his boutique law firm Busit Advocates & Legal Consultants, many which involve regional and international contentious legal matters. This has also included extensive work in ad hoc and institutional arbitrations. Dr. Obaid Saqer Busit is an attorney licensed to practise before all courts in Dubai and the rest of the UAE.
Bachelor's Degree in Law from the UAE University, UAE (1984), Master's Degree in Comparative Law from the University of San Diego, USA (1986), and PhD in Commercial Arbitration from Durham University, UK (1991).
American Association of Arbitration, The International Bar Association, UAE Advocates Association and the UAE Cultural and Science Council. Arbitrator with the Dubai International Arbitration Centre, Dubai, UAE (DIAC) and Sharjah Arbitration centre.