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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

Lack of Electricity: A “Force Majeure” to Stop the Project?
A government authority not supplying electricity to a project under construction doesn’t constitute an event of “Force Majeure” for exempting the developer from their contractual obligations, as long as the authority’s action is not the direct cause for delaying the completion of the project.
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Dubai Court Ordered Developer to Compensate
On delivery of the apartment, Plaintiff noticed that the size of the apartment is less by 8.4%, the garden by 33.25% and the terrace by 32% of the agreed areas in the SPA.
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Dubai Court Ordered Developer to Compensate
On delivery of the apartment, Plaintiff noticed that the size of the apartment is less by 8.4%, the garden by 33.25% and the terrace by 32% of the agreed areas in the SPA.
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Testimonials

Jawad Salehi
Noortel International Limited
Dubai, UAE

I must say that Motei & Associates have been extremely patient and kind with me. I am a type that never has a time or is always busy makes the least work to gain the most and some how a difficult person to deal with. So having said that Motei and Associates bore with me and step by step with kindness and professionalism did all things necessary to take care of my company. All I can say is to thank them immensely for what they have done. I look forward to work with them as long as I am having a company in Dubai.

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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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Seif Tawfik
Stryx Gulf FZ LLC
Dubai, UAE

I've been working with Motei & Associates for over 5 years now as their client. I would highly recommend them for their professionalism and dedication. They treat their customers with all the attention and care that someone might need in legal situations and they are always there to respond to any inquiry or request. I'd highly recommend them for any corporate legal advice or cases you might have.

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