Sam Barakat - World Litigation Forum

Sam Barakat

Sam Barakat

Sam Barakat

Director of RLB | UAE

Sam is a Director, General Counsel, and Advisory services line manager of RLB the Middle East. Sam has joined the firm in 2009 and has entered the construction industry in 1998. As an engineer and a lawyer, he specializes in commercial matters on construction projects including but not limited to the preparation of claims, Expert Witness opinion, and procurement strategies.
Early in his career, Sam was involved in multi-agency projects that include DOTs, local cities, countries and ports. Recently, he has been working on international construction projects of various sectors such as retail, commercial, hospitality, industrial, and health care.
Sam is a Professional Engineer (PE), a qualified lawyer in the US (Esq), and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitration (FCIARB). He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Long Beach State California, USA, a Master of Science in Structural Engineering from Cal Poly Pomona California USA, and Juris Doctorate in Law from Oklahoma City University, USA.
Sam is Fluent in both spoken and written English, Arabic and French.

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