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IDARB ARBITRATORS
Herbert
WOLFSON
EXPERT
COUNTRY
United Arab Emirates
FIELD
Franchising,
Professional details
Emirates Law Network
Phone: +971.7.204.6360
Herbert
WOLFSON
ARBITRATOR
COUNTRY
United States
Year of birth
1964
Phone: +971.7.204.6360

Curriculum

IDI Functions
Country expert for United Arab Emirates
Year of birth
1964
Education
J.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1988
Professional qualifications
Attorney admitted to the bar in Pennsylvania, USA and legal consultant licensed in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE.
Current professional position
Managing partner, ELN Associates FZE, Ras al Khaimah.
Previous position
Hilal & Associates, Abu Dhabi; Ferris & Co, Dubai; Afridi & Angell, Abu Dhabi; Baker & McKenzie, Riyadh.
Practical experience
Advised prominent retailers and franchisors on transactions in the U.A.E. and other Gulf countries, including master franchise agreements, master development agreements, area development agreements, distribution agreements and agency/representation agreements. Frequently speaks at international conferences on issues relating to franchising in the United Arab Emirates.
Languages
English, Arabic, some French
Languages
English, Arabic
Professional qualifications
Law degree Admitted to bar
Experience in the field of distribution
Commercial Agency, Distributorship, Franchising, Trademark issues, Department stores.
Litigation experience
Litigation before national courts as counsel.
Arbitration experience
International arbitration as arbitrator and as counsel.
Distribution cases
  1. CASE 1: Negotiated Settlement of Dispute involving Franchise/Commercial Agency Agreement.
  2. CASE 2: Mobile Phone Warranty Service Arbitration.
  3. CASE 3: Trademark Squatting Case.
  4. CASE 4: Air Cargo Arbitration in Dubai.
  5. CASE 5: Ohio Court Litigation.
  6. CASE 6: Franchisor Fraud and Bankruptcy.
  7. CASE 7: Negotiated Department Store License Agreement.