REAL ESTATE AND CONSTRUCTION

  • Our expert knowledge and experience of the region’s real estate and construction market allows the team to provide clients with efficient, practical advice and assistance in respect of a multitude of transactions and matters.
  • We work with individual investors, developers (including developers and sub-developers), corporations, banks and real estate brokers, and this experience allows us to approach problems from a unique perspective and add real value to the services we provide.
  • We also advise a range of clients undertaking commercial, retail, leisure, sporting and residential projects, ranging from initial incorporation/inception right through to procurement, delivery and completion as well as advising on any dispute avoidance and resolution regarding the same.
  • Our team has significant experience in relation to construction, consultancy and engineering procurement and have an expert knowledge of the governing laws and regulations regarding the same, so are able to advise clients not just when conflicts arise, but also how best to avoid these.

 

Key aspects of the firm’s work in this area includes:

  • land acquisition and development
  • long term and short-term leasing (residential, commercial and retail)
  • landlord and tenant advice (including dispute resolution and litigation)
  • Regulatory matters
  • Drafting and negotiating full suites of Construction Contracts
  • Review and advise on disputed final accounts
  • FIDIC standard form contracts
  • Legal and regulatory procedures at the Dubai Land Department
  • Establishing and licensing real estate businesses
  • Real estate funding
  • Bonds, guarantees and direct agreements
  • Preparation and negotiation of Extension of Time claims
  • Application of Dubai Civil Code and advise on the impact of the same in Construction disputes
  • Mediation, Arbitration, Adjudication and Court expertise

Real Estate Disputes

Our lawyers have an in-depth knowledge of the federal and local laws, regulations and practices relating to real estate. With years of experience in real estate and property litigation, our team has advised contractors, investors, developers, owners, buyers/sellers, real estate and construction companies on disputes ranging from sale and acquisition to joint venture disputes.

Real Estate Acquisition

We support our clients on real estate acquisition projects, including enhanced due diligence, acquisition strategy development, drafting and negotiating contracts and accompanying clients with the transaction process. This ranges from sale and purchase contracts, mergers & acquisitions, and joint venture agreements.

Residential and Commercial Leasing

Whether it’s residential tenancy for personal use or a complex commercial lease, our dedicated real estate team advises our clients on various aspects of lease transactions, negotiation processes and drafting the required agreements.

Construction Disputes

At Davidson & Co we assist our clients on all aspects of the construction industry. This includes claims management, dispute avoidance and resolution as well as international arbitration and litigation within the DIFC and onshore courts.

Construction Contracts

We work with developers as well as design and construction companies and advise on various aspects of the construction contracts. This includes contractual strategy development within the process of drafting a contract and international contract frameworks.

Development Projects

Our real estate and construction team provides legal analysis and advice on complex high-value development projects within the UAE and across the Middle East. We support our clients on project strategy development, making sure we choose the appropriate procurement routes, stakeholder’s management and strategic risks analysis.

Real Estate Disputes
Real Estate Disputes
Real Estate Acquisition
Real Estate Acquisition
Residential and Commercial Leasing
Residential and Commercial Leasing
Construction Disputes
Construction Disputes
Construction Contracts
Construction Contracts
Development Projects
Development Projects

Our Team of Talented Legal Specialists

With a wealth of experience in various sectors our dynamic team are well prepared to provide assistance, full contact details are available within our profiles.