Ms. Birt is a partner in the International Arbitration group of Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle in Dubai. She represents clients at every stage of complex and high-value, construction, and commercial disputes. She has a broad range of experience from settlement negotiation, mediation, expert determination, and other alternative dispute resolution methods, to formal dispute resolution proceedings and enforcement. She represents the state, domestic and multinational clients in the construction and engineering industries, with a focus on major oil and gas, energy, and infrastructure projects. Ms. Birt also sits as an arbitrator and is active on various international arbitration bodies and think-tanks. She has an LLM from Cambridge University, qualified as a solicitor of England and Wales, and is registered as a foreign practitioner in Dubai.