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On Firm Foundations
As the UAE construction industry continues to flourish, Robert Mitchley, Associate at BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP contributes to Emirates Law expert panel, explaining the laws impacting contracts, ...
United Arab Emirates
26 Nov 2018
Joint Property Development Agreements
Real property development in the UAE is often undertaken on a joint venture basis. The reasons for this are similar to those in other jurisdictions and include sharing risk ...
United Arab Emirates
19 Nov 2018
New Abu Dhabi Tenancy Decision: What You Need To Know
The Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department, H.H Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan issued Decision No.25 (the "Decision") on the 27th of September 2018 to regulate tenancy committees, disputes...
United Arab Emirates
10 Oct 2018
Q&A: Legal Considerations For Construction In Saudi Arabia
1. Is a local partner required in any part of the construction process?
Saudi Arabia
13 Aug 2018
UAE Leasing Property And Maintenance Responsibilities
The general principles, which govern the maintenance obligations of a landlord and tenant in the UAE, are set out in Federal Law No. 5/1985 referring to the Civil Code, and further amplified...
United Arab Emirates
10 Jul 2018
The Impact Of Dubai Fires: Fire Damage And Tenant's Insurance – What Every Landlord & Tenant Needs To Know
The recent Zen Tower fire in Dubai Marina is the just the latest in a spate of high profile tower fires to sweep the city in recent years – Tamweel Tower in JLT ...
United Arab Emirates
16 May 2018
What Is Property Flipping?
Property flipping is a term widely used in the US to describe the process of buying property and reselling it at a higher price, usually after making minor alterations or refurbishments.
United Arab Emirates
18 Apr 2018
When Homeowners Refuse To Pay Service Charges
Unit owners in a one-year-old building have been wrangling over maintenance and service fee issues with the developer.
United Arab Emirates
19 Mar 2018
Explained: Dubai's New Off-Plan Property Purchase Law
Dubai Law 19 of 2017, amends Article 11 of Law 13 of 2008, (which was previously amended by Law No 9 of 2009), will affect those purchasers who, having purchased a unit off plan, breach the sale agreement.
United Arab Emirates
3 Jan 2018
Real Estate 2018 – A Practical Cross-Border Insight Into Real Estate Law
briefly describe the main laws that govern real estate in your jurisdiction.
United Arab Emirates
21 Dec 2017
UAE Fire Premiums To Rise
Premiums to be paid for insuring high-rise buildings in Dubai would rise next year, following a number of building fires in Dubai, including the Torch Tower in the Marina area, which caught fire in August for the second time in two years. But the increases are expected to be moderate.
United Arab Emirates
17 Nov 2017
Is Your Building Eco-Friendly?
We revisit the regulations for green buildings in Dubai.
United Arab Emirates
3 Nov 2017
Q&A Regarding The Fires In The UAE
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.
United Arab Emirates
17 Aug 2017
What Are A Tenant's Rights After A Residential Fire?
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…
United Arab Emirates
7 Aug 2017
London Fire: 95 U.K. Buildings Fail Fire Safety Tests (Video)
LONDON — Nearly 100 high-rise towers around the U.K. have failed fire safety tests to their exterior cladding conducted after London's deadly apartment block blaze, officials said Tuesday.
7 Jul 2017
What Is The Jointly Owned Real Property Law?
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.
United Arab Emirates
7 Jul 2017
The Limits Of A Rent Increase
Although some say it has limited criteria, Dubai's rent index has been welcomed by market players
United Arab Emirates
26 Jun 2017
Lexis Nexis Middle East Law Alerts Case Focus On DIFC Case No. 006/2016
On 20 March 2017, the DIFC Court of Appeals issued a precedent in its judgment in Frontline Development Partners Limited v Asif Hakim Adil [2016], DIFC Case No. 006/2016.
United Arab Emirates
15 Jun 2017
UAE Practice On Restrictive Provisions & Penalty Clauses
It is common practice for parties entering into contractual arrangements to insert restrictive provisions constraining or limiting either of the parties' legal or contractual rights.
United Arab Emirates
8 Jul 2015
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