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Lawyers in Dubai
05 Apr 2020

How to Get Away with (a) Building

How to Get Away with (a) Building? A short essay on joint development agreements, musataha structures and constructions on third-party property. Queen Elizabeth II is frequently regarded as the owner of one of the world’s largest real estate portfolio with properties in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Falkland Islands and Canada…

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Lawyers in Dubai
05 Mar 2020

Investors’ Due Diligence Before Purchasing Real Estate in Dubai

Investors’ Due Diligence Before Purchasing Real Estate in Dubai Authors, legal professionals, bankers and jurists have written several papers on the increased foreclosure rates preceding 2008 in the United States' real estate market. This predicament led to a domino effect of issues on mortgages, (the infamous) collateral debt obligations and other…

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Lawyers in Dubai
27 Feb 2020

Owners Association in Dubai

Owners Association in Dubai “Home ownership is the cornerstone of a strong community.” – Rick Renzi On the bright sunny morning on 9 November 1987, the United States District Court (E.D. Virginia - Alexandria Division) ruled on a very important question in the real estate sector at that stage –…

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Property Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
12 Feb 2020

Musataha Agreements in the Middle East

Musataha Agreements in the UAE Introduction The Rights of Musataha is a vital tool for real estate development in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It enables the investors to establish stable and safe investment projects whilst achieving the adequate balance between the rights of the proprietor and those of the…

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Property Lawyers in UAE
24 Dec 2019

Defective Property Post Handover in Dubai and UAE

  Defective Handed Over Real Estate Units As Winston Churchill once said: “Land monopoly is the mother of all monopoly”. Decades later, this statement has still proven to be accurate as real estate is a booming industry all over the world. Real estate in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
10 Oct 2019

Does the UAE real estate market need new financing rules?

Does the UAE Real Estate Market Need New Financing Rules? - Jui Dongare, Shubham Mishra, and Tulika Kaul The United Arab Emirates (UAE) property market has experienced quite a few major developments within the past decade, with a host of new laws, initiatives, and real estate projects being announced. Moving…

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Property Lawyers in Dubai
29 Aug 2019

Off Plan Contract Termination

The decision of the Land Department to Cancel the Registration In the Decision of Court of Cassation in Dubai and Law 19 of 2017 Due to the importance of the real estate market in Dubai, especially the sales system on the map, which allows the investor to buy through installments…

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Property Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
24 Apr 2018

Securitization: UAE and Global Overview

Securitization: An Overview Introduction Securitization is a powerful financial tool that renders possible the profitability of illiquid assets. We all agree that securitization contributed to the 2008 Financial Crisis, demonstrating how this powerful business instrument is a double-edged sword: it is capable of both boosting and devastating an economy. The…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
17 Apr 2018

Territorial Jurisdiction Part-1

  THE REACH OF TERRITORIAL JURISDICTION PART I Introduction The UAE follows Civil Law in their legal system and the primary laws governing the jurisdiction of courts is regulated by Federal Law Number 11 of 1992 the Civil Procedural Law (the Civil Procedures Law) and Federal Law Number 35 of…

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Property Law of Abu-Dhabi
17 Mar 2018

Guide: Real Estate Investment In Abu Dhabi

Real Estate Investment In Abu Dhabi Introduction PLANNING TO PURCHASE A PROPERTY? # Things to Know 1. Conduct due diligence on both, the seller and the property before signing the documents. 2.   Verify the details of the property at the Abu Dhabi Municipality. 3. Consult a property or real…

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Law Firms in Dubai
16 Feb 2018

Contracts Law - Extension of Time

Preventive Principle and Extension of Time Time and again we have discussed the level of dynamicity in the sectors and industries such as construction, maritime, cryptocurrency and the like. Today, we are going to analyze why these areas in specific are comparatively more dynamic than others – mainly because projects…

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NEC4
30 Dec 2017

The Emerging Role of NEC Form of Contracts

GOOD FOURTUNE- NEC4 “It’s not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” - Charles Darwin Introduction Biological evolution has been “creating” lives on this earth for almost three billion years, constantly adapting everything to an ever-changing environment. It is…

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Arbitration in Dubai and UAE
16 Dec 2017

Arbitration Award Vs Public Order

Arbitration Award Vs Public Order “Public order is a fragile thing, and if you don’t fix the first broken window soon all windows will be broken”         James O Wilson Many of us flinch at the thought of court proceedings, given its costly and lengthy nature. But luckily…

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Technology Lawyers in Dubai
09 Dec 2017

Does Buy Now Really Mean Deliver Now?

Does BUY NOW = DELIVER NOW? When I opened my Microsoft Word application on my personal computer this morning to write this article, it read that – ‘Your subscription as expired; choose one of the following options to reactivate.' This confused me for two reasons: (i) I was under the…

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