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Construction and Real Estate

STA has a dedicated team of lawyers working on matters of construction and real-estate. The construction industry is ever-growing and most of our clients are major market players from across the United Arab Emirates, China and India. We understand the need to work analytically with construction industry clients and to apply an ‘outside of the box’ approach.

Industry Insight and Operation

Our team of property lawyers in Dubai are trained with in-depth experience in real estate law and have handled several turnkey projects including advisory on man-made islands, works in the leisure and residential sectors and works in the office and retail sectors, including mixed-use and urban regeneration projects. Our team of property lawyers in Abu Dhabi have advised clients on the development, planning on the development, planning, and community development of a world-class luxury island comprised of residential, hotel and commercial facilities. Our Real Estate attorneys in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and across UAE have acted on behalf of international hotels chains in the acquisition of hotels, and timeshare properties within the United Arab Emirates and overseas.

Our Know How

Our knowledge of the international market and past experience of each of our attorneys enhances our reputation and makes us the preferred choice for our clients. We combine dedicated hard work and the ability to connect in order to engage our clients and deliver their desired results.. Our core values ensure the quality of our work is of the highest standard whilst working with the specific industry sectors.

Our Construction and Real Property Practice

Our Construction and Real Estate practice combines a number of varied disciplines to provide comprehensive legal advice and counsel to clients. We advise on:

Drafting and Conveyance

A construction and real estate transaction requires attention to detail. We draft and negotiate services for all types of construction contracts and design agreements, including project finance. We handle government contracts; contracts pertaining to the NEC3 form (new engineering contract), FIDIC contracts, JCT contracts, surety bonds; design professional liability; and other construction-related issues in line with local regulations in United Arab Emirates. We advise on construction risk management and insurance coverage issues for project owners and contractors.

Land Development and Planning

We have advised domestic as well as overseas clients in land development and subdivision matters. In the past, we have advised large property developers on a range of issues including representation on planned unit developments, recreational communities, master communities, district communities, condominiums, island developments, rental pool arrangements and resort infrastructure developments.

Community Development

We have broad experience with residential subdivision matters and mixed-use development, including planned unit developments, planned recreational communities, large and small mixed-use projects, new towns, condominiums, community development districts, resort infrastructure development and the relationship of such projects to related amenities such as schools, retail, golf courses, marinas, water features, environmental preserves, sports arenas and related attractions.

Owner’s Association and Strata Law Advisory

We regularly advise and assist clients in developing effective structures for a successful community plan. Our attorneys specialize in formulating and devising long term sustainable plans for ease of both the developer as well as the resident purchaser including consideration for environmental stewardship and self-sustainability.

Litigation

Please visit our Litigation practice area page to find out more about our property litigation services.

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