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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
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 Law of Abu-Dhabi
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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Sharjah Tenancy Disputes.
Dec 2017

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 December 2017 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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Construction Law Firms in Dubai
Aug 2017

FIDIC and ENAA: Comparison (Part II of II)

FIDIC AND ENAA: COMPARISON Part II of II In our previous issue, we discussed FIDIC and ENAA forms which are an internationally recognized and utilized form of contracts and the general comparisons between them. Our attorneys had also detailed the requirements of data accuracy, and other conditions of companies. Although,…

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Construction Lawyers in Dubai
Jul 2017

FIDIC and the ENAA: A Careful Comparison

FIDIC AND ENAA COMPARISION In the complex and technical world of construction and large manufacturing projects, the contracts and negotiations on the terms of an agreement between the parties are a means to keep the complex relation of parties within the bounds of clear understanding by utilizing a standard form…

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UAE Construction Law
Jan 2017

Who is Liable to Pay when Circumstances for Construction Change?

Who is Liable to Pay when Circumstances for Construction Change? Construction has been one of the most dynamic industrial sectors in the Middle East due to the increase in need of palatial residential and office spaces that arise from the surfeit of expatriates that flock into the region every year.…

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STA Law Firm - Abu Dhabi Property Lawyers
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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Dubai Property Lawyers | Law Firm
Mar 2016

Key Decisions on Dubai Property Laws between 2009 and 2013 by Dubai Court of Cassation

The prodigious and fortuitous impact (and, speed) of the global financial crisis has left a lasting legacy on many. Questions have been raised in past as to what led to the crisis, people who were instrumental in driving the downturn and people affected by same. Speed and force without direction…

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Joint Ventures in Dubai Real Estate & Property Sector
Dec 2015

Joint Ventures in Dubai's Real Estate Sector

Joint venture is an agreement between two or more parties wherein they principally agree on developing a new asset or entity by infusing equity for a term. In a joint venture transaction, parties agree to co-operate with each other and term of the joint venture may be defined or open.…

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Property Law Firm - STA | Dubai Property Lawyers
Nov 2014

Cancelled Construction Projects in Dubai

Decree Number 21 of 2013 – One Year Later We’re all familiar with the story. Mr. A buys property off-plan. Developer advises property completion will occur by 201X. Mr. A awaits handover with anticipation. 201X comes and goes, with no news on the property. Developer or sales agent contact Mr. A…

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