Raya is an associate in the International Dispute Resolution and Litigation team currently based in Dubai, having joined the firm in June 2016.
Prior to joining the firm, Raya was an associate in the International Litigation Department at Curtis, Mallet Prevost Colt and Mosle LLP in their Oman office, where she was involved in high quantum and complex local and international commercial and construction litigation and arbitration.
Raya has acted on behalf of a wide range of clients including: Employers, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers. Raya has extensive knowledge on procedural aspects of ad hoc arbitrations, settlement of disputes involving court proceedings and mediation. Raya also has experience in ICC arbitrations.
Raya was also an advocate before the Omani courts for 6 years prior to moving to the firm's Dubai office. During that time, Raya gained extensive insight into local court proceedings. Raya's areas of experience include commercial, contentious construction and employment. Raya has both English and Arabic drafting capabilities.