Yasmeen Al Ansari

Yasmeen Al Ansari


Yasmeen Al-Ansari is a Senior Legal Counsel in the firm's Corporate Division specialised in arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution for the past 5 years.  She has worked with rules of arbitration from various local, regional and international institutes and is a qualified mediator under the Australian National Mediator Standards. 

Yasmeen also has extensive experience in corporate transactions acting for a range of international and locally based corporate clients, as well as public bodies on a variety of corporate, projects and commercial matters.

Notable matters have included:

Ø       Acting as lead counsel for a Bahraini contractor in arbitral proceedings against a property owner awarded over BHD 7 Million.

Ø       Acting for a real estate developer in arbitral proceedings defending claims arising out of delay and extension of time.

Ø       Acting for a franchisor in relation to arbitration relating to the breach of franchise agreement seeking sums in excess of USD 191, 666.66.

Yasmeen graduates as a Member of the Golden Key International Society receiving a High Distinction on her Master’s final research submissions. The submissions include areas of law in Bahrain such as ‘Incorporating in a Tax Haven’, ’The Grand Prix’, and ‘UNCITRAL’s Model Law and Shari’ a Law in Arbitration’ .She also has a background in E-Commerce, specifically standard from contracting.