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The Nullity of the Arbitral Clause and the Arbitration Award For the Lack of Capacity on the Part of the Signatory to the Arbitral Clause

Upon drafting a sale and purchase contract for the purchaser of the residential unit in one of its projects, one of the pioneering real estate development companies in Dubai whose legal form is a limed liability company intended to verbally authorize its sale officer to sign a sale and purchase contract under its letterheads including the guaranteed conditions and obligations undertaken by the parties to the contract – both the seller and the purchaser –inter alia the clause which provides for the resort to institutional arbitration in lieu of the normal litigation. In order to give this representation of its … Continue reading The Nullity of the Arbitral Clause and the Arbitration Award For the Lack of Capacity on the Part of the Signatory to the Arbitral Clause

Success Story – Real Estate Dispute against a Developer

We, Khairallah Advocates & Legal Consultants represented a Client (Purchaser) in real estate dispute against one of the leading property Developers in Dubai. The dispute arises from an agreement concerning the sale of a property unit in Dubai entered into in 2008. Estimated completion date for the property was December 2009 which may be extended for a period not exceeding twelve (12) months. The property was not completed by the original Completion Date. Beyond this, the facts were heavily contested. The Developer raised jurisdictional objections and claimed that person who signed the SPA on behalf of the Developer had no authority to … Continue reading Success Story – Real Estate Dispute against a Developer