Amal Lari is a Senior Associate based in Bahrain and has been with the firm since 2018. Amal has over 10 years of legal experience in Bahrain. She has extensive experience in litigation and arbitration, including the representation of local and international corporate and individual clients in employment, criminal, and agency/distributorship related matters.
Recovery of Bond
Representing a leading construction company in litigation matter against a local bank before the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR) to claim the value of a performance bond in the sum of approximately USD6-million.
Dispute with Nominee
The client is a multinational oilfield services company, which entered into a verbal nominee arrangement regarding the establishment of its Bahraini subsidiary. The nominee was to transfer all interest in the Bahraini subsidiary after establishment to our client. The nominee refused to honor his agreement claiming the ownership of the Bahraini subsidiary). Despite a distinct lack of documentation and relying on, among other things, circumstantial evidence, the court found in our client’s favor and ordered payment of damages (including for the value of the Bahraini subsidiary as well as loss of profits).
Representing a leading gas and oil company against its shareholders in an ICC arbitration subject to the Bahraini law.
Termination of distributorship
Representing luxury vehicle manufacturer in a litigation proceedings filed by a local agent seeking compensation for allegedly wrongful termination. A final judgment was issued in the client’s favor, rejecting the case.