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Stirling Haigh is a London based international dispute resolution, crisis management and strategic advisory firm specialising in a range of criminal and civil disputes in Dubai, the wider UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman and Saudi Arabia.

We are considered a leading authority on UAE criminal and civil law and its justice and prison system. We consult to businesses, entrepreneurs, international law firms, charities, NGOs, politicians and media on legal issues in all of the Gulf Countries.

When your life, future, and freedom is at stake, you can’t afford to pick the wrong advisors. Contact Dubai’s best criminal law advisory today.

A unique & successful approach to solving disputes

“Like the great Winston Churchill said, “Never, ever, ever give up”.  Law, media and crisis management have changed unrecognisably over the last decade. We are a new type of firm for a new world, our aim is simple, to protect you and your most valuable assets.”

David Haigh. Managing Director Stirling Haigh and Detained International. Former Managing director Leeds United and Co-Founder Detained in Dubai.


Financial Crimes

  • High Profile Clients
  • Bounced Cheques
  • Debt
  • Fraud
  • Embezzlement
  • Money Laundering
  • Breach of Trust
  • Interpol
  • Extradition

Civil Justice

  • Miscarriages of Justice
  • Compensation Claims
  • Contract Disputes
  • Employment Disputes
  • Real Estate & Development Disputes
  • Defamation

General Crime

  • Drug Offences
  • Road Traffic Offences
  • Drunk Driving
  • Alcohol Offences
  • Adultery and Sex Outside Marriage
  • Homosexuality
  • Public Decency Law Breaches
  • Passport Confiscation




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David Haigh and the Stirling Haigh team gave me back my life. They are the real British Embassy aboard. His first-hand experience and expertise together with the non-stop support and strength was a god send

Dr H, 2019
Dr H, 2019

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