Thomas Williams

Thomas Williams

Partner, Sultan Al-Abdulla & Partners
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Thomas Williams is an English qualified barrister and partner, and leads the firm’s arbitration practice. He specialises in domestic and international arbitration and litigation.

Prior to joining the firm, he was head of arbitration and commercial dispute resolution at the London office of an international law firm. He is an experienced advocate in arbitrations under all of the major institutional rules, and in ad hoc arbitrations, and has also appeared regularly as an advocate in the English High Court (including the Commercial Court), and the Court of Appeal.

He has particular experience of complex commercial disputes arising in the fields of energy, oil & gas, banking and financial services, and construction and engineering. Much of his work involves cross-jurisdictional issues and the conflicts of laws, such as asset-tracing and the enforcement of judgments and arbitral awards. He has substantial experience in international cases, and frequently works with overseas lawyers in common law and civil law jurisdictions.

He is a graduate of Cambridge University and was called to the Bar by Lincoln’s Inn in 2002.

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