Panel of Arbitrators

  • Number of Arbitrator Appointments


  • Number of Arbitral Awards Issued


  • Years of Arbitration Experience


Ms. Antonia Birt

Partner, Reed Smith

Language: English, German, Russian

Nationality: German, Russian

Profile: https://ae.linkedin.com/in/antonia-birt-49478727


Ms. Antonia Birt

Level 25, East Entrance, Index Tower, Dubai International Financial Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Tel: (+971) 43826100

Email: ABirt@reedsmith.com, antonia.birt@gmail.com

Website: https://www.reedsmith.com/en/professionals/b/birt-antonia

Seats of Arbitration

As arbitrator: Dubai, DIFC, Doha

As counsel: (as above plus) London, ADGM, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, Bahrain, Sri Lanka, Netherlands

Applicable Governing Laws

As arbitrator: UAE, Qatar, England & Wales

As counsel: (as above plus) DIFC, Bahrain, Kuwait, QFC, Oman, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Egypt, Ireland, Sri Lanka, Netherlands

Institutional Rules

As arbitrator: DIAC, ICC, DIFC-LCIA

As counsel: (as above plus) LCIA, ADCCAC, ICDR, and UNCITRAL

Areas of Arbitration Expertise

Commercial disputes including Corporate and M&A, International Trade, Real Estate, Distribution, Agency and Franchising

Major project disputes including Construction, Engineering, Infrastructure, Energy, Power and Water

Other Alternative Dispute Resolution Expertise

Mediation, Expert determination