Aarta Alkarimi - Arbitrator, Counsel, Mediator

Chrysalis International Legal Advisors

Nationality: British
Country of Residence: United Arab Emirates


Aarta is a lawyer, international arbitrator and accredited commercial mediator specializing in commercial construction and real estate disputes. She has served as chairperson, sole arbitrator and party appointed arbitrator under various institutional rules and ad hoc arbitrations on complex construction, shareholders and JV disputes. She has extensive experience with the FIDIC standard forms of contract and disputes arising out of projects in Asia and the Middle East.

Languages Spoken

Language Level
English Advanced
Persian Advanced
Arabic Intermediate
French Basic

ICC Arbitration Experience

The number of times I have acted for the ICC as:

Chair of Tribunal: 0
Sole Arbitrator: 0
Co Arbitrator: 0
Party's Counsel: 1 to 20
Secretary or Other: 0

Other Arbitration Experience

The number of times I have acted for other Institutions as:

Chair of Tribunal: 1 to 20
Sole Arbitrator: 1 to 20
Co Arbitrator: 1 to 20
Party's Counsel: 21 to 40
Secretary or Other: 0

Have I sat as an arbitrator in cases where one party is not represented?: Yes

Legal Expertise

  • Civil law
  • Common law
  • International law
  • Islamic law

Other legal expertise: No

Other Experience

  • Mediation
  • Dispute Boards


  • Agency (representation)
  • Consortia
  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • Corporate law
  • Distribution
  • Employment
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Environment
  • Information and Communication
  • Joint Ventures
  • Purchases
  • Real Estate
  • Sales
  • Technologies
  • Transport