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18 December 2018

Middle East Real Estate & Construction Newsletter

Welcome to our latest Middle East Real Estate & Construction Newsletter. 

We welcome your feedback and any questions you may have. Please do not hesitate to contact Simon Green or Paula Boast


New Awards

The Oath Middle East Legal Awards

  • Bahrain Law Firm of the Year – We are delighted to announce that our Bahrain office won this prestigious award, recognising our deep commitment to the country, our lawyers’ outstanding work on behalf of our clients, and our unique innovative training programme for Bahraini law graduates to gain dual qualification in the UK as well as Bahrain.
  • Real Estate & Construction Team of the Year – We are also very proud that our Middle East team were once again nominated in this category. This was the third time in four years that we have been recognised as finalists in this area.
New recruits
  • We are very happy to announce that Reem Al Mahroos has re-joined our team as a Senior Associate following just over two and half years at Eagle Hills Diyar (one of Bahrain’s leading development companies). Reem is based in our Bahrain office.
  • We are also pleased to confirm the arrival of Lianne Endall to the team in January 2019. Lianne is a newly qualified lawyer and will be assisting our market leading residential property practice. Lianne will be based in our Dubai office.

UK Residential Property Acquisition – An overview for Middle East Partners or Investors

This article examines some of the key initial considerations as well as provide an overview in relation to the conveyancing process when buying a residential property in the England and Wales.

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Dispute Avoidance and Adjudication under FIDIC’s 2017 Contracts

It is often the case that dispute resolution clauses in Construction Contracts are an afterthought.

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Promoting Investment in the Real Estate Sector

We provide a summary of recent changes affecting the Real Estate sector in the UAE.

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An Overview of Recent Laws Impacting the Real Estate Landscape

Brief summaries of the latest legal updates affecting various real estate stakeholders in Bahrain.

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A Review of Recent Developments in Bahrain relating to Owners Associations and Joint Properties

A look at the most recent RERA resolution details and its impact on managing joint properties in Bahrain.

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Regulating Escrow Accounts and Escrow Account Agents of Real Estate Development Projects

RERA and CBB have issued new regulations regarding the role of Escrow Account Agents and the operation of Escrow Accounts in Bahrain.

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