As a Libyan Lawyer and a lawyer admitted to practice law in New York and Washington D.C., Dr. Karbal’s skills in interpreting the nuances of Libyan laws combined with its political history enables him to translate for an English-speaking client, an accurate legal and political interpretation which will ensure the success of the client’s case.

Expert Witness

Dr. Karbal provides a range of legal services on the laws of Libya and the Middle East.  As a skillful attorney, he is able to provide written opinions on various legal issues including human rights issues that cover the regime through the post 2011 revolution.  Moreover, Dr. Karbal is as a competent expert witness able to testify before courts/panels in all English and Arabic speaking regions. He has been utilized in the United States and the United Kingdom’s legal systems as an expert witness.

Arbitration and Litigation

Dr. Karbal is licensed to appear before courts of Libya, the State of New York, and the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC).  Aside from representing clients, his extensive experience can utilized in conducting international arbitration proceedings as a sole arbitrator or as a member of an arbitration panel.  Dr. Karbal has served as a sole arbitrator and member of a panel with Abu Dhabi Commercial Conciliation and Arbitration Center.  He also represented clients before the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) and Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC).

Legal advice

Dr. Karbal is an expert in providing analysis and reports to clients with specific needs.  This would include clients that require tailored reports that covers political and economic risk analysis.  With numerous years of teaching in American universities as a professor of international law and international relations, Dr. Karbal is capable of translating his knowledge into comprehensive reports that will cover both the legal and political risks needed for a client know in order to make successful investment decisions.


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