Kamila Sielski

Kamila Sielski is an English and New York State qualified Associate in the Dubai office of KBH Limited. Kamila has been based in the Middle East since 2014.

Kamila has acted on a broad range of high value and complex disputes with a specialist focus in the areas of civil fraud, anti-corruption, and white-collar crime matters (including investigations by the US Department of Justice and the Serious Fraud Office).

She has extensive international experience, having worked on matters before the English High Courts, the DIFC Courts, and the UAE Courts. Kamila’s work regularly involves issues relating to applicable law, jurisdiction, freezing injunctions, and cross-border enforcement of judgments and arbitration awards.

She also regularly represents clients in arbitrations governed by various institutional rules including DIAC, ICC and the DIFC-LCIA.

Kamila is registered as a Wills Draftsman in the DIFC Courts and advises non-Muslim clients on executing DIFC Wills.


  • New York State Bar (2016)
  • Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales (2019)
  • Registered Legal Consultant with the Legal Affairs Department of Dubai (2022)
  • Registered with the DIFC Courts as a Part I Practitioner (2022)
  • English
  • Polish
Representative work:


  • Huobi OTC DMCC v (1) Tabarak Investment Capital Limited (2) Christian Thurner [2020] – Acting for the First Defendant, an investment management firm, in a claim relating to the transfer and storage of bitcoins. This is the first cryptocurrency case in the Technology and Construction Division of the DIFC Courts and was heard in December 2021 before the former Court of Appeal Judge Justice Sir Richard Field
  • DIFC Case No. CFI-043-2022 (i) William Allan Jones, (ii) Coffee Planet LLC, and (iii) Coffee Planet Roastery FZE v Robert Anthony Jones (the Proceedings) [2022] – Acting for the Defendant in a family dispute where the Defendant was the subject of an injunction and freezing order in the context of extant proceedings in the Dubai Courts. Challenging jurisdiction as well as the DIFC court’s authority to give a Black Swan injunction.
  • CFI-062-2021 – Sawhney & Anor v Credit Suisse AG [2022] – Acting for a Claimant in a financial mis-selling case and defending an strike out and immediate judgment application in court.
  • Union Bank of India (DIFC Branch) v (1) Velocity Industries LLC (2) Velocity Venture Limited (3) Umaku Trade Invest Limited (4) Vijey Kapoor (5) Ravi Kuchimanchi (6) Rajinder Makhijani (7) Parag Gupta (8) Devika Makhijani [2020] – Acting for the Sixth – Eighth Defendants in a claim against them pursuant to alleged obligations under personal guarantees.