Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Reza is an experienced partner who has represented clients as counsel and advocate in more than 75 arbitrations conducted under a variety of arbitration rules in many different jurisdictions. After spending 15 years working in Paris, New York and Dubai, where he established the firm’s global arbitration practice in the Middle East, Reza is now based in London from where he handles disputes focusing on the energy, infrastructure and telecommunications sectors. Reza also regularly sits as arbitrator.
Reza holds positions of responsibility with various international organisations, including as an officer of the IBA Arbitration Committee and president of the LCIA Arab Users’ Council. Reza is a qualified English solicitor-advocate. He has law degrees from University College London and the University of Cambridge. He speaks English, French and Persian.