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Lawyers in Dubai
30 Jan 2024

Law of Agency in the US

Law of Agency in the US The law of agency in the United States plays a pivotal role in structuring and regulating relationships between individuals and entities, particularly in the realms of business, finance, and real estate. This area of law, which centers on interactions between agents and principals, is…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
10 Aug 2022

Law Number (11) Of 2021 on Land Register in Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah

Law Number (11) Of 2021 on Land Register in Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah Introduction The UAE government has issued Federal Law Number (11) of 2021, which supersedes the former Industrial Property Law Number (31) of 2006 on the Regulation and Protection of Patents, Industrial Drawings, and Designs... The new…

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Law Firms in Dubai
05 Jul 2022

Real Estate Law in Bahrain

Bahrain Property Law 2022 A new plan to promote the real estate sector is set by the Bahrain Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) in accordance with the Kingdom's Economic Vision 2020 called National Plan for Real Estate. This aims to enhance Bahrain's economy by attracting the investors into the Kingdom…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
27 Dec 2021

Economic and Fraud Provisions in the Middle East

Economic and Fraud Provisions in the Middle East “There is one and only one social responsibility of business – to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is to say, engages in open…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
27 Jan 2021

Abu Dhabi: Legislative Amendments to freehold Ownership Laws

Abu Dhabi: Legislative Amendments to freehold Ownership Law Introduction  Abu Dhabi, being the capital of the UAE, is a sea of opportunity for growth of the business, investment, technical and urban development. However, it has yet to reach its full potential.  A research conducted by the Abu Dhabi Urban Planning…

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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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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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