The Middle East Legal Awards 2017
2016 Judging Panel

Elias Hayek
, vice president, legal, EAME division, Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide and chairman of the ACC Group Middle East

Nassib Abou-Khalil, head of legal & compliance, Nokia Networks

Afshan Akhtar, FVP legal, Arab Banking Corporation

David Anderson, legal director, Al Futtaim Carillion

Mark Beer OBE
, CEO & registrar, DIFC Courts

Imelda Dunlop
, executive director, Pearl Initiative

Markus Federle
, senior managing director, general counsel & head of compliance, Samena Capital Investments

Cherine Ghali, general counsel, Dubai Group

Arwa Hassan, regional outreach manager, Middle East North Africa department, Transparency International

Harold Koster, director, College of Law, University of Dubai

Miin Tze Looi, legal & compliance director,  Middle East Asia Pacific region & global integrated operations, Baker Hughes

Dean Stelfox, general counsel, Dubai World Central

Deepa Tharmaraj, legal director - Middle East, Turkey & Africa, Dell

Duncan Wood, senior legal officer, Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department

Ziad Zarka, general counsel, Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution Company