Firas Alchoufi is a prominent legal practitioner with over 22 years of experience in Dubai, UAE. He is the founder and managing partner of Bin Sevan Advocates & Legal Consultancy law firm. Under Firas’s leadership, the firm has litigated over 10000 cases before Dubai and other UAE Courts, solidifying its reputation as a highly recommended law firm.
Firas is at the forefront of innovation, leading his firm into the legal tech landscape. Bin Sevan Advocates & Legal Consultancy, under Firas’s guidance, has developed its own metaverse environment and AI lawyers. This forward-looking approach aligns with the firm’s specialization in cybersecurity and cybercrime, Blockchain and virtual assets related disputes showcasing a commitment to staying ahead in the rapidly evolving legal landscape.
Firas has also excelled as a lead counsel and arbitrator in more than fifty international commercial arbitrations, he is a listed arbitrator at the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC), Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration (SCCA), Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), Fellow of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA), London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), and the ICC. Firas actively contributes to advancing knowledge in the arbitration field, some of his analytical legal studies were published by Thomson Reuters MENA and Lexis Nexis UK.
Firas holds Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration from the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London, UK; LLM in Arbitration and Dispute Resolution with Honor (GPA 4/4) Dubai University, Dubai, UAE; and LLB from Damascus University.