Ghada Qaisi Audi is Head of Legal of the 750+ employee luxury watch and jewelry retailer Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons LLC established in 1950 and headquartered in Dubai, UAE. Prior to that, she was Head of Dispute Resolution with a Dubai-based boutique firm and formerly the Acting Deputy Registrar of the DIFC Courts and Special Tribunal Related to Dubai World. She has acted as counsel in a number of arbitrations, and sits as a panel member of the GCC Commercial Arbitration Centre (Manama and Riyadh). She is a member of the DIFC Courts’ Rules Sub-Committee and is a frequent faculty participant in the DIFC Courts Academy of Law. She received a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Richmond (Richmond, Virginia) where she was Associate Editor of The Richmond Law Review. She is a member of the Bar in New York and Virginia and has practiced law on three continents, including the USA, Germany and UAE.