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Dispute Resolution & Arbitration

We do understand that litigation and business disputes are stressful, time-consuming and may cause mental and emotional strain, whether you are running a private business or managing a company, an investor, an employee, or an individual seeking justice. Initially, we focus on resolving the dispute as quickly and painlessly as possible.However, if litigation becomes inevitable, our strategy is to prepare case thoroughly and litigate them in a determined fashion. We place a strong emphasis on pre-trial discovery and analysis to ensure cases are trial ready.

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We do understand that litigation and business disputes are stressful, time-consuming and may cause mental and emotional strain, whether you are running a private business or managing a company, an investor, an employee, or an individual seeking justice.

Initially, we focus on resolving the dispute as quickly and painlessly as possible.However, if litigation becomes inevitable, our strategy is to prepare case thoroughly and litigate them in a determined fashion. We place a strong emphasis on pre-trial discovery and analysis to ensure cases are trial ready.

Drawing on our expertise of over two decades handling cases before local courts, we are recognised as having an outstanding track-record of success stories in the UAE and will ensure that you have the most effective representation possible.  

We handle cases in English, Arabic And French at equal proficiency and have the Rights of Audience before Dubai International Financial Courts (DIFC Courts) and Abu Dhabi Global Market Courts (ADGM Courts).

Beyond our experience in local litigation, we are equally leaders in international arbitration. We have deep experience managing disputes confronting clients engaged in both domestic and cross-border business. We get involved at all stages of the arbitration process commencing from advising on the best/most suitable arbitrator(s) to decide the case throughout the enforcement of the arbitral award.

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Success Stories

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Testimonials

Atalla Wahba
IMR Middle East Limited
Dubai, UAE

We wish to thank very much Motei & Associates Corporate team for the outstanding services rendered in a timely and efficient fashion during the establishment of our branch off in Dubai. We highly appreciate the continuance services provided by M&A since 2005. Keep on the good work.

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Francesco Zucchi
Hidada Ltd
Jeddah, KSA

I have dealt with Motei Associates for more than two years now I have to say that I’m very happy with the service they have provided to me. Their constant updates have really helped me to understand the different level of the legal process and I felt that I was part of the team even if I leave in a different country and I cannot constantly visit them for update meeting. My legal case is still not finalized but I really feel that I have chosen a firm that truly protects my interest.

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Raheel Ahmed
Telecom Services International FZC
Sharjah, UAE

We had a wonderful experience working with Motei Associates during the last year or so during which we have engage them for various legal services. All the staff members have been very helpful and responsive and also Mr. Ashraf have always taken time out to respond to our queries and offered us advice on different legal matters which has been very helpful. We will definitely be engaging them going forward for any legal services.

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