Real Estate Laws and Tips to choose the right Real Estate Lawyer

Dubai has witnessed significant momentum in real estate making it one of the fastest developing real estate in the world. To ensure rapid development, the government has made sure to have strict laws to protect the rights of the people residing in Dubai. The federal laws that cover the real estate are as follows:

Law No. (7) of 2013 Concerning the Land Department

Law No. (9) of 2009 Amending Law No. (13) of 2008 Regulating the Interim Property Register in the Emirate of Dubai

Law No. (33) of 2008 Amending Law No. (26) of 2007 relationship between the Landlords and the Tenants in the Emirate of Dubai

Law No. (16) of 2007 Establishing the Real Estate Regulatory Agency

The Departments have the following objectives:

  1. To create a world-class pro-investment real property environment,
  2. To achieve the strategic goals of the Government in the real property sector,
  3. To keep up with the latest international property registration systems,
  4. To improve the effectiveness of the real property regulation and control in the Emirate,
  5. To encourage investment in property creating a favorable environment for investors.

Even though there are strict laws in the country, there are many cases where there are property disputes. Therefore, it is important to have a good real estate lawyer on your side while dealing with such property transactions. The buying and selling of property does involve a lot of contractual aspects and for smooth transactions, the real estate lawyer plays a significant role.

We at Musaab Ali AlNaqbi Advocates and Legal Consultants in Dubai have an intensive team of experienced real estate lawyers in Dubai. We collaborate closely with our clients to learn and address their legal concerns effectively. Musaab Ali AlNaqbi Advocates & Legal Consultants take pride in guiding each client through the complexities of their legal matters, offering the best solutions to their specific needs.

The tips to have a good real estate lawyer on your side are as follows:

To do Research: The most important and foremost aspect is to research the list of the real estate lawyers available in your locality. You can check for the reviews of the lawyers available shortlist them and approach them accordingly.

To consider Specialization: In the current times, there are lawyers with specialization in a particular field, which makes them the best in their field. You should be able to approach such kinds of real estate lawyers, as they are aware and up to date in their field. This makes it easy for the client to expedite the process and court cases.

To Consider Experience: One of the important aspects is considering the experience of the lawyer. The number of years of experience plays a vital role in the matter as the lawyer knows the ins and outs of the system. Therefore, consider the lawyer’s experience before making the decision.

Have a Consultation:  Consultation is most recommended, as it helps to get to know the real estate lawyer and whether they have handled any similar case to yours. It helps to understand the way of handling cases and the sense of whether you are comfortable with the lawyer regarding the case or not.

Reference: One of the ways to get a good real estate lawyer is through the way of asking for references from family and friends if they have encountered a similar situation.


Musaab Ali AlNaqbi Advocates & Legal Consultants is specifically known for providing thorough, high-quality legal advice and services and treating our clients and lawyers with respect and courtesy.

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