Kassem is an associate director in the Disputes and Investigations practice, based in the Dubai office. His work is primarily focused on assessment of damages in international arbitration and litigation. He has experience across a broad range of sectors including construction, financial services, hospitality, real estate and media.
Kassem supported accounting expert witnesses on numerous cases involving the quantification of damages in contractual disputes, shareholder disputes and transaction related disputes. He has also led on site teams in conducting large and high profile financial investigations and forensic reviews in various sectors across the MENA region.
Prior to joining Navigant, Kassem was an assistant director in Deloitte’s Forensic practice in the Middle East. Prior to specializing in forensic accounting, Kassem led many high-profile M&A deals focusing on the banking sector within Deloitte’s Transactions and Restructuring team.