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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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Lawyers in Dubai
27 Jan 2020

Real Estate Development in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi

Granted Commercial and Residential Land in Abu Dhabi and its Disposal Land has been a bone of contention since times immemorial, wars have been fought for controlling the land. Similarly, in modern times as well as in almost all the countries of the world with well-developed legal systems codified or…

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Abu Dhabi Tenancy Law
07 Oct 2019

Tenancy Law of Abu Dhabi and its Amendments

TENANCY LAW OF ABU DHABI AND ITS AMENDMENTS (Updated October 2019) (This article was updated on 7 October 2019) Tenancy Law is one of the most important aspects of societies' life by means of which individuals' rights and duties are determined. Besides, it also sets a guiding principle for interactions among…

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Property Lawyers in UAE
27 May 2019

Tenancy Laws in the United Arab Emirates

Tenancy Law in the United Arab Emirates Introduction Tenancy law is a fundamental regulatory framework that systemizes the relationship between tenants and owners. It defines the obligations, risks, and procedural requirements to deal with disputes. In the UAE the provisions regarding tenancy law are found under Federal Law No.5 of…

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Sharjah Tenancy Disputes.
10 Apr 2019

Sharjah Rental Law

To change or not to change? “Dubai rents have started to fall for the first time in three years.” Note: This article was updated on 10 April 2019 As I turned on the radio and drove to the office this morning the first news item I heard was about the…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
05 Sep 2018

Law Surrounding Mortgages in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi

The Enforcement of Mortgages in Abu Dhabi Mortgages- The Basics Mortgages are a type of loan banks provide for those looking to purchase a property. The purchasing of a property is a highly important part of the modern world, with everyone potentially being under that umbrella, from the most prominent…

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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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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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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
16 Oct 2017

Guide to Off Plan Property Laws in Abu Dhabi

GUIDE TO OFF-PLAN PROPERTY LAWS IN ABU DHABI Previously, laws concerning off-plan property sales in Abu Dhabi was a legal blind-spot that caused ambiguity and failure in securing the interests of the investors. However, the establishment of Law Number 3 of 2015 on the Regulation of Real Estate Sector in…

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Banking Law Firms in Dubai
26 Aug 2017

Boarding Complete: An Islamic Rendering (Part 1 of 2)

Boarding Complete: An Islamic Rendering Part I of II Islamic Principles not only lay guidance on the relationship between man and God but also provide directives on a system of transactions for dealings between man and man to lead a life in an Islamic way. Such Islamic jurisprudence referred to…

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Construction Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
23 May 2017

Construction Law and the Application of Time

Construction Law and the Application of Time   Power can not confer to what does not exist. Humankind has needed something to organize and structure his life, so we created time. So that, we using time as a benchmark can keep ourselves in check.  It is, essentially, a social construct,…

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 The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, India
07 Jan 2017

Keys to your Indian Home

Keys to your Indian Home ‘The best investment on earth is earth’   Louis Glickman By now we all understand the aftermath of the recession, its effect on the economy, banks and financial institutions besides individuals and society at large. Speaking of a comparative jurisdictional approach, the effect of aftermath may…

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Property Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
01 Aug 2016

The New Abu Dhabi Strata Law

The New Abu Dhabi Strata Law Nothing sets my teeth on edge like a real estate hoarding screaming ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’. If one were to apply such signs in actual terms, I wonder whether the next hoarding that will knock my teeth off will read ‘Buy One, Get One…

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STA Law Firm - Abu Dhabi Property Lawyers
11 Apr 2016

Brainstorming: Before Buying a Property in Abu Dhabi

The Abu Dhabi Government has implemented numerous laws and regulations regarding the real estate sector lately. The Emirate of Abu Dhabi has experienced an exponential growth in the past few years. The new real estate law – Number 3 of 2015 Regulating Real Estate Sector in the Emirate of Abu…

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