Nathan Baikie

Areas of Practice

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Arbitration
  • Corporate & Commercial


  • LLB, University of the Witwatersrand (WITS) Johannesburg South Africa


  • English
  • Afrikaans

Summary Profile

Nathan is a South African qualified Lawyer with almost 8 years of experience in Corporate & Commercial Law and Dispute Resolution, both in South Africa and the United Arab Emirates. Nathan has been actively involved in a variety of different litigation and arbitration disputes, with particular exposure to ICC, DIAC, and LCIA governed arbitrations in various sectors such as oil & gas, insurance, construction, and banking.



The litigation and arbitration disputes in which Nathan has been involved in have been subject to different governing laws, including South African Law, UAE Law, and English Law. In addition, Nathan has advised a number of clients on various corporate and commercial transactions, and drafted a wide range of commercial agreements.

Prior to joining our firm, Nathan worked in a well-established Abu Dhabi based law firm where he obtained the vast majority of his UAE experience.

Nathan has also been admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa.


Focus Area

Nathan’s focus lies in Dispute Resolution, Arbitration, and Corporate & Commercial Law. Throughout his legal career, Nathan has been fortunate enough to secure many positive results for his clients.

MHLF (Mahmood Hussain Law Firm) and Mora & Associati are proud of this alliance since it will allow both law firms to offer our clients a seamless assistance for their international operations in the Emirates and Italy. We intend to offer an added value in the commercial relationship between Italian and Emirati Companies.