Dustin Appel

Senior Associate

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  • Represented owner-developer of real estate project in UAE in dispute with main contractor in claims valued at over AED 5 billion
  • Represented independent E&P company in dispute with joint interest holder in a concession in North Africa in LCIA arbitration proceedings
  • Represented purchaser of wholesale and retail sports and leisure goods business in post-closing price adjustment dispute in DIFC-LCIA arbitration
  • Represented construction contractor in a DIFC-LCIA arbitration relating to a dispute with a joint venture partner concerning MEP works for an airport and obtained recognition and enforcement of arbitral award in the DIFC Court
  • Defended manufacturer of oilfield equipment in lawsuit over alleged breach of contract
  • Represented majority shareholder in multi-jurisdictional litigation to regain control over investment structure spanning multiple countries
  • Represented petrochemical company in international arbitration proceeding regarding proper treatment of joint venture expenses
  • Defended oilfield service company in lawsuit over alleged breach of agency agreement
  • Defended oilfield service company in personal injury lawsuit by former employee
  • Represented international E&P company with strategic advice related to assets in West Africa and Gulf of Mexico
  • Represented sovereign state in defense of claims brought by investors in arbitration under Energy Charter Treaty
  • Represented securities broker in litigation to set aside arbitration award