Roaa graduated from Université La Sagesse, Beirut, and joined M&CO Legal, in 2020. She is currently an Executive Associate in the Arbitration department. Owing to her sharp personality, she is involved in handling domestic and international commercial arbitration in various sectors such as real estate, construction, agricultural commodities, and hospitality. Roaa is a valuable asset to the department for her drafting and research skills, and she has an exceptional eye for detail.
After becoming a part of M&CO Legal, Roaa has gained substantial experience in the realm of international commercial arbitrations. She has actively engaged in numerous high-stakes disputes on both the international and domestic fronts. Roaa’s primary concentration lies in construction-related disputes, along with offering commercial advisory services that pertain to a wide array of subjects within the framework of UAE Laws.
Roaa also assists senior lawyers in DIFC and ADGM Court proceedings.
She possesses a comprehensive understanding of multiple arbitration rules including those of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Abu Dhabi Commercial Conciliation Arbitration Centre (ADCCAC), as well as the Refined Sugar Association in London, UK (RSA). She has actively managed and assisted ad hoc and institutional arbitration cases conducted under and before the afore-mentioned rules and institutions.