Dr. Hassan Ali Radhi

The Founder & Senior Partner
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Born: Bahrain, 1947                                                               

Nationality: Bahraini

Current Position: The Founder and Senior Partner

Languages:  Arabic and English

Practice Areas:  Civil Law; Corporate and Commercial Laws; Laws related to Banking and Finance; Arbitration

Scholarly Activities:

  • Arbitration/ International Arbitration Tutor – Chartered Institute of Arbitration (CiArb).
  • Professorial associate at the University of London (SOAS) 2007 – 2009.
  • Former lecturer at the University of Bahrain – School of Business and Finance.
  • Former lecturer at the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance.
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Arab Law Quarterly Bulletin London.
  • Invited speaker at regional and international conferences such as GCC Arbitration Centre, LCIA, ICC and AAA.

Leading Individual Legal 500    Recommended Lawyers from Chambers Global

More than 40 Years

  • Attorney and Legal Consultant in Bahrain – Admitted to the Bahraini Bar in 1974
  • Admitted to the Kuwait Bar in 1983
  • Licensed to practice before the Court of Cassation and the Constitutional Court Bahrain
  • Practicing before the Courts of Bahrain in various areas including but not limited to Banking & Finance, Commercial, Insurance, Maritime and Contract Laws
  • Ex-resident Associate of the former Coudert Brothers, New York
  • Practicing domestic and international arbitration as arbitrator or counsel (including institutional international arbitration such as ICC, LCIA, DIAC and GCC Arbitration Centre).
  • Licensed as a Foreign Legal Consultant before Supreme Court of Texas, U.S.A
  • Licensed before all degree of courts including Supreme Court in Sultanate of Oman


  • University of London, England, Ph.D. in Law – Thesis: The Bahrain Judicial System-A Historical and Analytical Study
  • University of Mohammed V. Rabat, Morocco, LL.B
  • Vice-chairman of Arab Users Council of London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) (2007-2012)

  • Council Member of Institute of World Business of International Chamber of Commerce. (ICC, Paris)

  • Member of ICC Paris Commission on Arbitration

  • Bahraini National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce

  • Member of International Bar Association (IBA)

  • Member of the Disciplinary Council of the Bahrain Bourse

  • Member of Committee on Investment Barriers of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce – Bahrain

  • Member of the LCIA Court (2007-2012)

  • Member of the ICC Court (2000-2003)

  • Former member of the Board of Trustees of the BCDR / AAA Bahrain

  • Former Co-chairman of Arab Forum of the IBA

  • Founding member of the Bahrain Bar Society.

  • President of the Bahrain Bar Society 1986 – 1991. During this period served as ex officio a Member of the Executive Bureau of Arab Lawyers’ Union.

  • Former member of the Lawyers Disciplinary Advisory Council of the Ministry of Justice and Islamic Affairs.

  • Member of Review of Civil & Commercial Procedural Law Committee – Ministry of Justice & Islamic Affairs – Bahrain.

  • “Judiciary and Arbitration in Bahrain”, published by Kluwer Law International.
  • “The Bahrain Judicial System – A Historical and Analytical Study” (Ph.D. Thesis)
  • Participation  by articles and researches in various professional international legal publications and periodicals 
  • Ranked in Chambers Global 2018 as Band 1 Lawyer in Corporate & Finance and ranked as Star Individual in Dispute Resolution.
  • Ranked in Legal500 in the following areas: Banking and Finance, Dispute Resolution, Islamic Finance, Projects and Energy and Leading Individual in Legal Market overview - 2018 Rankings
  • Leading Lawyer in Banking, Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions awarded by IFLR1000- Financial & Corporate 2017
  • Leading Individual (Band 1) awarded by CHAMBERS GLOBAL in 2016
  • Global Expert-Corporate Law – Bahrain awarded by Who’s Who Legal 2014
  • Law Firm of the Year 2012 – Bahrain awarded by IFLR (International Financial Law Review).
  • Best Lawyer in Bahrain awarded by – World Finance – London 2012.
  • Best Law Office in litigation in Bahrain awarded by – World Finance – London 2012.
  • A Best Middle Eastern Law Firm – awarded by – Alliance International – Paris 2011


  • Banking
  • Civil
  • Insurance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Intellectual Property
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Labour Law
  • Contract Law
  • Construction Law
  • Telecommunication Law
  • Maritime Law
  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency
  • Company Formation
  • Domestic & International Arbitration
  • Taxation
  • General Litigation

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