Sara Sheffield - World Litigation Forum

Sara Sheffield

Sara Sheffield

Commercial Litigation Partner at HFW | United Arab Emirates

Sara is a partner in HFW’s Dubai and Abu Dhabi offices and leads the firm’s commercial litigation across the MENA region, including the firm’s DIFC and ADGM disputes practice.

Sara acts in international arbitration and complex litigation in the English High Court, the Dubai International Financial Centre Court and the Abu Dhabi Global Market Court, and supervises local court litigation in the UAE and across the wider GCC region. Sara handles a wide range of commercial disputes, often involving cross-border issues, with a particular focus on financial crime, fraud, asset tracing and recovery and contentious insolvency. Sara also routinely handles financial services disputes,  shareholder and joint venture disputes, s, real estate and employment disputes and enforcement of local and foreign judgments and arbitral awards.

Sara is named as a leading practitioner in asset recovery matters in the “Who’s Who Legal: Asset Recovery” guides for 2018 and 2019.

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