عربي

Aysha Mutaywea

 

Country of practice:

Bahrain

Bio:

A licensed attorney from the Kingdom of Bahrain, a member of the Bahrain Bar Association, an international arbitration practitioner, and a litigation lawyer, Aysha is known for her expertise in MENA Region laws. She offers 10 years of experience in various legal fields and currently advises clients on a wide range of issues including civil, commercial, corporate, finance, banking, investment, energy, construction and real estate disputes. Aysha is highly regarded as one of the leading practitioners in the arbitration scene in the MENA region, having handled disputes under various regional and international arbitration rules including: Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) arbitration rules, GCC Commercial Arbitration Centre (GCCCAC) arbitration rules, Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR-AAA) arbitration rules, ICDR Arbitration Rules (ICDR-AAA), UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules and other regional arbitration laws. She is also affiliated with and a member of the International Chamber of Commerce Arab Group (ICC), the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC), the GCC Commercial Arbitration Centre (GCCCAC) and serves on the Board of the Chartered Institute for Arbitrators (Bahrain Branch), the Advisory Committee at the Royal University for Women, the Dispute Resolution Committee at the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce & Industry and the Ethics Committee of the Bahrain Bar Association.

Prior to joining Mena Chambers as the Resident Partner in the Bahrain office, she worked at the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR-AAA) since 2009 until 2015. Aysha served as Case Manager and Tribunal Secretary to judges and arbitrators at the Chamber. In her role as Acting Senior Case Manager, she oversaw and administered over a hundred cases as part of the case management team at BCDR-AAA. Aysha was also a Case Manager at ICDR-AAA headquarters in New York, U.S.A where she administered cases under UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules and ICDR Arbitration and Mediation Rules. Before joining the BCDR-AAA, Aysha was a litigation lawyer and advised private clients on disputes relating to Sharia’a, labour, civil, corporate, finance, commercial, insurance, construction, banking and real estate.

Aysha has often spoken at international and regional conferences and events led by International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Global Arbitration Review (GAR), International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) Y&I, Young ICCA (International Council for Commercial Arbitration), University of Miami Laws With-Out Walls Programme, BCDR-AAA International Arbitration Programme and the Judicial & Legal Institute for Studies (Bahrain).

Beyond her role as a practitioner, Aysha is keen on the advancement of legal research and academia. Apart from mentoring several university teams for the Middle East Vis Pre-Moot competition, she has contributed to several publications including: the Bahrain Arbitration Chapter of the GAR publication “Getting the deal through” and co-authoring articles on “The Psychology and Art of Persuasion”, “Harmonising Cultures in International Arbitration” and “Tribunal Secretaries in Arbitration”. She is particularly passionate about the philosophy of law, literature, psychology and the empowerment of women and young professionals.

Aysha Mutaywea Resident Partner Mena Chambers Bahrain,
Office 601,6th Floor, Building 247, Road 1704, Diplomatic Area,
Bahrain Office: +973 77388838 | Tel: + 973 36799337 | www.menachambersbh.com

       



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