Nick Sharratt


Nick is a partner in the dispute resolution team in Dubai where he has been permanently based since 2012. He specialises in international arbitration, litigation and investigations across EMEA.

He leads many client relationships and is seen as a key first point of contact for many international clients doing business in the region.
Nick is ranked as a ‘Next Generation Partner’ in the dispute resolution category of Legal 500 EMEA 2021 where he is described as 'exceptional', 'readily available', 'incredibly committed' and able to 'navigate complex legal/commercial issues with ease'. He is also said to be 'dynamic, a great leader and a real hit with clients'. 
Most recently Nick was named an ‘Acritas Star - 2021’ by Thomson Reuters where he was described as having 'a deep knowledge of litigation' and as 'very responsive and creative'.
Described as having ‘great legal reflexes’ and ‘excellent communication skills’, Nick is a 'trusted advisor' to many businesses and was commended as an "External Counsel of the Year in 2020" by the In-House Community where he was said to be ‘outstanding in his client service and project management skills'.
Nick is also a previous recipient of the Lexology Client Choice Award for litigation in the UAE. In their feedback, clients said that Nick was an ‘extremely professional and highly competent lawyer’ who ‘goes the extra mile extra mile in providing top quality legal advice round the clock’. He was also described as being ‘able to understand and grasp technical concepts very well’ and as ‘always one step ahead’.

What makes [him] stand out” is “his ability to boil down the big piece of advice into small bite-size things for people to understand.” He is also described as being “a subject matter expert

Acritas Star 2020