Construction forms an integral part of the economy and development of most countries— the UAE is no exception. The number of construction projects has increased substantially in the Gulf region over the last decade. The UAE, in particular, has witnessed a phenomenal construction boom. Consequently, the focus on construction law in the UAE has experienced rapid growth, inevitably giving rise to a significant number of claims.
Disputes related to contracting issues are many and do not fall under one umbrella; such issues differ from the employer’s responsibility, project managers, consultants, contractors, and sub-contractors. Therefore, it is essential to have a lawyer with extensive knowledge about the rights and obligations of its parties, as well as the experience in resolving such variety of issues.
MIO has expertise in all genres of contracting matters ranging from construction, exploitation of onshore and marine oil and gas fields’ equipment, to disputes related to computer networks and electronic systems. Due to our long and successful history in resolving such disputes, MIO is the top choice for representation within the market.
Maintaining our role in line with the latest local and international legal contributions, and staying apprised of new mechanisms put in place by following the latest technology used by the experts in our field, allows us to provide a unique legal service.
As a leading legal firm in the construction sector, we have established many precedents with the Supreme Court. We have advised on some of the region’s landmark projects, acting for major stakeholders including investment banks, institutional developers, government, ministries, and contractors and consultants on regional, national and international levels.
• Contract drafting
• Legal advice
• Dispute resolution
• Drafting and reviewing construction and sub-contract agreements like FIDIC, EPC, BOT
• Litigation Advocacy
• Settlement negotiations
• Dispute resolution through courts
• Litigation, arbitration with various institutional arbitration forums: ICC, DIAC, ADCCAC