Teresa Azzam advises on investment treaty arbitration, as well as international arbitration involving construction and commercial disputes. These have been conducted under the arbitration rules of the ICSID, ICC, DIAC and DIFC-LCIA.

    In addition, Teresa has experience with court proceedings in the US, as well as in the common law jurisdictions within the UAE.

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    • Acted for an employer in an ADCCAC arbitration proceeding against a contractor in a UAE construction dispute.
    • Defended an investment manager in a private investment dispute in a DIFC-LCIA arbitration proceeding.
    • Acted for a software licensor in a breach of contract dispute in an ICC arbitration.
    • Advised on the immediate enforceability of emergency arbitration awards under US law.

    Education

    • Case Western Reserve University, J.D., 2020
    • Universidad Pontificia Comillas, LL.M., 2020
    • Michigan State University, B.A., 2017

    Admissions

    • Washington DC, 2021

    Languages

    • English
    • Arabic
    • Spanish
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