Joseph Chedrawe is a senior associate in the Middle East Dispute Resolution practice of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP. Prior to moving to Dubai, Joseph worked in Canada, the United Kingdom and South Africa.
Joseph has maintained a broad disputes practice representing regional, national and multinational clients in complex, high-stakes and high-value cases with particular experience in commercial, construction and real property disputes. He has appeared before mediators, arbitrators, administrative tribunals and four levels of Court, and has sat as a party-appointed and sole arbitrator in DIAC arbitrations.
Joseph holds a master of philosophy in law (2010) and a bachelor of civil law (2009) from the University of Oxford. Prior to that, he obtained an LLB (2005) and a BA in French (2002) from Dalhousie University. Whilst at Oxford, he was a lecturer in tort law at St Hilda’s College and a vice dean at St Catherine’s College.
Joseph was a law clerk to the Honourable Justice Danièle Tremblay-Lamer at the Federal Court of Canada and qualified as a barrister and solicitor in Canada. He is fluent in English, French, and Arabic (spoken).