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STA Law Firm
The Landlord is legally obligated to carry out each and all necessary maintenance of the premises.
Hassan Elhais
Dubai has long been a popular location for investors, especially expatriates.
STA Law Firm
It is not strange to find Dubai to be investors' favorite choice when it comes to real estate investment. Earning the name as one of the fastest developing cities in the world with limitless skyscrapers ...
Hassan Elhais
The conventional wisdom about the UAE is that it was built on oil first and property second. The country's most populous city Dubai is a living shrine to the role property has played in building...
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
We revisit the regulations for green buildings in Dubai.
STA Law Firm
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.
Kennedys
This is the second article in a series of short articles which will look at some of the basic features of construction and engineering contracts under the law of the United Arab Emirates.
Hassan Elhais
A Dubai developer has been ordered to pay three men Dh84m after they failed to deliver villas the men had purchased from a housing project near Dubai Land.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
While the combustion of high-rise buildings in the UAE has been a prominent news feature in recent years, there seems to be no common cause.
The Firm Dubai
Small and medium-sized subcontractors often find themselves unable to recover monies owed to them by main contractors due to the high costs involved in legal proceedings.
Rubert & Partners (In association with United Advocates)
We thank you for your questions. In light of the great number of questions mostly regarding Purchasers' possibility to terminate SPAs when Developers fail to fulfill their contractual obligations, ...
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
With the Torch Tower fire this weekend (and a small fire at Tiger Tower today) we find out what a tenants' rights are after a fire hits the building they live in…
Meyer-Reumann & Partners
Fee-based financial services will be taxed, but margin-based products are expected to be exempt.
Galadari Advocates & Legal Consultants
The sub-developers will then appoint the contractors in their phase for a particular scope of work.
STA Law Firm
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...
KPMG
Some GCC states have announced their intention to implement VAT as early as 1 January 2018.
Dentons
During the construction boom in 2007, leading UAE developer Aldar Properties took the pioneering step of adopting the third generation of the New Engineering Contract, the NEC3, to procure the development...
Dentons
The recent fire at Grenfell ‎Tower in London acts as a stark reminder for our developer and contractor clients of the dangers of disregarding fire regulations.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
As is evident from its skyline, many property units in Dubai are part of a tower development having multiple owners. Villas too are often part of a cluster of real estate units within a development.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Although some say it has limited criteria, Dubai's rent index has been welcomed by market players
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Hassan Elhais
The conventional wisdom about the UAE is that it was built on oil first and property second. The country's most populous city Dubai is a living shrine to the role property has played in building...
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
We revisit the regulations for green buildings in Dubai.
STA Law Firm
It is not strange to find Dubai to be investors' favorite choice when it comes to real estate investment. Earning the name as one of the fastest developing cities in the world with limitless skyscrapers ...
STA Law Firm
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.
Kennedys
This is the first of two articles which look at various self-help remedies available for the unpaid contractor.
Kennedys
This is the second article in a series of short articles which will look at some of the basic features of construction and engineering contracts under the law of the United Arab Emirates.
Kennedys
This is the second of two articles, which provide an overview of two ‘self-help' remedies available under the general law in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), for the unpaid and, no doubt, disgruntled contractor.
Galadari Advocates & Legal Consultants
The sub-developers will then appoint the contractors in their phase for a particular scope of work.
STA Law Firm
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...
Fenwick Elliott LLP
The use of LOIs as the basis for construction projects has mushroomed in the Gulf in rent years. However the practice carries a significant risk to the parties involved, who may end-up finding themselves in a legal predicament. Heba Osman, Partner, Fenwick Elliott LLP, writes.
Meyer-Reumann & Partners
Fee-based financial services will be taxed, but margin-based products are expected to be exempt.
Fenwick Elliott LLP
In the preceding article, Reyhan Yilmaz looked at anti-oral variation clauses, which are designed to limit the ability of parties to make subsequent changes to their agreement. Lord Justice Beatson had said in the Globe Motors1 case highlighted by Reyhan that
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