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Real Estate Legal Services in UAE

At Khairallah Advocates & Legal Consultants our attorneys have unparalleled expertise in the real estate with extensive experience advising on every aspect of real estate law from acquisition of land and procurement of real estate financing to successful recovery of high-value property investments through carrying out negotiations to resolve the dispute amicably by reaching settlement or through formal legal proceedings.

Benefits of Dual Citizenship (Citizenship by Investment)

A dual citizenship and passport is a powerful tool for international tax planning and provides you with privacy, travel freedom and very importantly, could be a life saver in times of political unrest. Dual citizenship and residency programmes are most sought by wealthy retirees, business investors, entrepreneurs and self-employed individuals. With many countries in Europe and North America widely accepting a dual nationality (USA, Canada, UK, Switzerland), would now be the time to start insuring in your future? Becoming a Dual National has the following benefits: 1. Visa-free Travel Visa-free travel to the world (EU, UK, Canada) and instant travel … Continue reading Benefits of Dual Citizenship (Citizenship by Investment)

Cheque and Period Preventing the Hearing of the Civil & Penal Lawsuits in UAE

A cheque is a commercial paper that includes an order by the drawer to the drawee to pay at sight a certain amount of money to a specific person or to his order, who is the beneficiary or holder of paper. According to this concept, the cheque cannot be considered a real cheque unless the paper has included specific conditions stipulated under Article 596 of the Commercial Procedures Law, issued as per the Federal Law No. (18) on 07/09/1993, specifically the following: The term “cheque” should be written in the language used on the cheque. The order should not depend on … Continue reading Cheque and Period Preventing the Hearing of the Civil & Penal Lawsuits in UAE

Indirect Lawsuit according to the UAE’s Civil Procedures Law

The indirect lawsuit is a legal method that is authorized by the legislator to the creditor to protect his right as a general guarantee from becoming affected or minimized as a result of his debtor’s failure in using and claiming his right. Therefore, the indirect lawsuit aims at protecting the creditor from the debtor’s default through enabling the creditor in assuming the debtor’s rights and claim on the latter’s behalf.   In this connection, the two Articles 392 & 393 of the Federal Civil Procedures No. (5) for the year 1985 and amendments thereto concerning the indirect lawsuit, prescribed that … Continue reading Indirect Lawsuit according to the UAE’s Civil Procedures Law

Criminal Rehabilitation in UAE

This article would tell you about the criminal rehabilitation in UAE and its classification. Criminal rehabilitation means removing the criminal effects from the criminal record of the convicted subject to certain conditions as stipulated by law. Rehabilitation aims at reducing the social consequences of the criminal judgments included in the criminal record, which may hinder the convicted from involving in society. According to Federal Law No. (36) Of 1992, rehabilitation is classified into two types: Legal Rehabilitation The judgment of conviction is dismissed by law without any judicial intervention or a request from the convicted if the latter is not … Continue reading Criminal Rehabilitation in UAE

Trademark Infringement & Counterfeiting in UAE Law

This article would tell you how Khairallah Advocates & Legal Consultants helped one of their clients, a popular water brand, to resolve the trademark infringement dispute with a competitor. It was not a great surprise for the owner of a well-known water brand (Plaintiff) carrying business since 1969 in several countries to find its trademark was registered by Competitor Company (Respondent) in the UAE enjoying their trade name. When approached the concerned Ministry, Plaintiff was surprised by finding that the Respondent registered their trademark under same category/activity already. Plaintiff sent warning notice to Defendant for canceling registration, but no avail. Hence, … Continue reading Trademark Infringement & Counterfeiting in UAE Law

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