Civil Litigation

Civil Litigation

Our experienced lawyers advise clients on all types of civil and commercial litigation. We work closely with our clients to build their cases, assessing and designing a variety of potential solutions, to serve at best the essence of their claims. As a local law firm, our experienced advocates and legal consultants are eligible to plead at all UAE Courts, including the Federal Supreme Court, as well as the Dubai International Financial Centre.

Our track record includes many high-profile cases in the UAE. We have recognized expertise in the following areas:


Real Estate

Since its foundation, real estate has been the cornerstone of Abdulrahman Ahmed Law Firm & Legal Consultants. Our lawyers have in-depth knowledge of federal laws, local laws, free zone regulations, and freehold zones, as well as practices related to real estate matters in the UAE.

We have extensive experience in real estate, property litigation and we advise developers, owners, buyers and real estate companies on a broad range of disputes, from the sale and acquisition of real estate to disputes arising among joint venture partners.

Supported by our specialist rent committee advisors, our team advises on complex landlord and tenant disputes. We broadly advise on lease renewals, terminations, tenancy disputes, and rent reviews for commercial, retail, and residential properties.

Our knowledge of UAE property law is comprehensive. With an extensive commercial real estate experience, we support our clients at every stage, from planning and acquisition to disposition, financing, development, leasing, and operation.

Our clients benefit from responsive and reliable advice, particularly on joint ventures, land use, zoning, and planning, including multi-state transactions.

Our local lawyers are well-positioned to provide optimal solutions to our clients, taking into consideration the dynamics of the UAE legal framework evolution.


We offer to our construction clients a comprehensive advisory service:

  • Drafting and reviewing standard-form and bespoke contracts.
  • Representing their interests in court when disputes arise.

Our knowledge of the construction industry in the UAE, combines with our expertise in the local judicial system, to support the needs of contractors, developers, consultants, and financers.


We advise clients, employers, and employees on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious labor issues in the UAE.

Our litigation team has significant experience in advising on:

  • Boardroom disputes
  • Severance claims
  • Discrimination
  • Breach of contract claims, settlement negotiations, and all types of labor-related disputes.

Labor and Employment and Breach of confidentiality

With the ever-growing competition standards, we understand the need to protect our clients’ trade secrets.

Our lawyers are well qualified to deal with cases related to the breach of confidentiality provisions, part of the employment contracts.

We represent and assist our clients in arbitration and litigation and advise them about the applicable procedures with the Ministry of Human Resources & Emiratisation, on, but not limited, to cases related to breach of an employment contract due to violation of confidentiality agreements.

Unlawful Termination

Our experts in human resources and lawyers are well versed in UAE’s relevant laws.

We take up cases of unlawful termination and wrongful dismissal of an employee by his employers.

We provide advice to our clients and represent them in relevant tribunals and courts.

We ascertain that our clients are aware of their rights and duties towards the employer.

Our moral and professional obligations inspire us to maintain a holistic and objective approach to all issues we handle.

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