New Dubai rule for Tenants

Tenants in the emirate have two weeks to register the people they are living with in their homes, whether they are owned or rented, according to the housing authority. The registration of co-occupants in owned and leased buildings was announced to all owners, developers, property management firms, and renters by the Dubai Land Department (DLD) […]

Why do you need a Conveyancing Lawyer when Purchasing Property in the UAE?

Purchasing a home, especially one abroad, is undoubtedly thrilling. Unfortunately, there are several risks involved. Cultural and linguistic boundaries can also cause communication breakdowns. Therefore, hiring a conveyancing Lawyer familiar with the UAE real estate market is essential to guide you through the buying procedure. The risks of not using a professional conveyancing lawyer Most […]

EPC Contracts in the UAE

Engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract is a comprehensive framework for a contract in which the contractor is required to accomplish a specified scope of work by a specified completion date in exchange for a specified lump-sum contract fee. The primary goal of EPC contracts is to minimize cross-claims from other contractors and restrict responsibility […]

Tenancy Contracts in the UAE

The tenancy agreement, also known as a rental agreement, is a binding legal document that grants the renter use of a property for a particular use and for a predetermined amount of time. The agreement outlines all of the lease terms as well as the mutually agreed-upon demands and expectations of both parties. A proper […]

Franchise Laws in the UAE

The term “franchise,” as used in isolation, is not defined because the idea lacks a distinctly legal framework under UAE National Law. As opposed to this, an “agency” is determined by the Commercial Agencies Law (Federal Law No. 18 of 1981) as any arrangement in which a Principal is represented by any agent “for the […]

Special Inheritance Court in UAE

In order to guarantee the preservation of social and familial ties in difficult circumstances, a special inheritance court has been established in the United Arab Emirates. Its goal is to promptly resolve inheritance-related difficulties. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the vice ruler of Dubai, deputy prime minister, minister of finance, and head […]

Gifting of properties in the UAE

Gifting Given the well-known benefit of being free from the standard 4% transfer fee that must be paid on all property transfers in the Emirate of Dubai, giving property as a gift is a well-liked idea. To deliver the transfer fee at the land department, any transfer done between first-degree relatives may be regarded as […]

Money Laundering in Real Estate in the UAE

The real estate market is one of the non-financial sectors in the UAE that is most vulnerable to money laundering. Since there has historically been a lack of transparency and comprehension of AML rules, money laundering concerns have multiplied and gotten more prominent along with the industry’s expansion. As a result, fraudsters continue to be […]

Procedures of the Rental Dispute Settlement Centre (RDSC)

Law No. 33 of 2008 Concerning the Interaction Between Landlords and Renters in the Emirate of Dubai governs the relationship between tenants and landlords in Dubai. Rental problems that arise are sent to the Rental Disputes Settlement Center (“RDSC”), established by Decree No. 26 of 2013, to resolve them amicably or to seek a final […]

What is the role of Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA)?

The Dubai Land Department recognized the need for a suitable regulatory framework to control the entire asset leasing, purchasing, and selling process. The Dubai Land Department was the only agency managing all real estate sales and purchases. However, because of the Dubai real estate market’s explosive growth, the government needs a more defined legal framework […]