About Dubai

We have been expanding our reach into the Middle East over the last ten years and have been on the ground working with clients, including Singaporean and other Asian-based companies who are entering the Middle East market, and Middle Eastern companies who have business interests in Asia.

Our partnership with independent law firm Al Aidarous Advocates and Legal Consultants, a member of WPG, combines the strengths and experience of two highly regarded firms to deliver outstanding client service and a full range of specialist expertise including banking and finance, infrastructure, projects and construction, real estate, funds & asset management, mergers & acquisitions, as well as international arbitration and other modes of dispute resolution.

With offices in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, clients will have the ease of doing business with lawyers with multi-law capability combined with local language skills and the legal resources essential to the delivery of major projects and transactions.

Al Aidarous Advocates and Legal Consultants

Al Aidarous Advocates and Legal Consultants was established over twenty years ago by Mr Ali Al Aidarous, a UAE national advocate and the Firm's Managing Attorney. Al Aidarous Advocates and Legal Consultants is a highly respected law firm recognized for its depth of experience in commercial and corporate law, construction and real estate, banking and finance, insurance, litigation, local and international arbitration.

Al Aidarous Advocates and Legal Consultants is licensed to appear before all Federal courts and judicial bodies of the UAE, the courts and judicial bodies of the Emirate of Dubai, and the courts of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).

Chambers Global ranks Dr Ali Al Aidarous as a leading disputes resolution lawyer in the United Arab Emirates. With offices in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, clients will have the ease of doing business with lawyers with multi-law capability combined with local language skills and the legal resources essential to the delivery of major projects and transactions.

Our Collaborative Work

Some significant matters Al Aidarous Advocates and Legal Consultants and WongPartnership have jointly worked on include the following:

  • Acting as member of the Appeals Board under auspices of the Dubai Healthcare City Authority the governing authority of Dubai Healthcare City, to hear appeals from the Fitness to Practise Panel (a professional inquiry tribunal) on medical malpractice or misconduct cases relating to doctors and other healthcare professionals.
     
  • Advised a Malaysian engineering company, a shareholder in a UAE based sub-contracting construction company, with respect to claims for (i) fraudulent misrepresentation (ii) delay damages (iii) defective works (iv) costs to complete works and (v) compensation for losses for mechanical, engineering and plumbing works executed for an iconic racecourse in Dubai.
     
  • Advised a Singaporean firm of architects with respect to its claim of US$3.8 million for outstanding professional fees for works executed for a large scale eco-village project in Abu Dhabi.
     
  • Advised a Malaysian based contractor with respect to its claim for AED16.2 million (arising out of a bank guarantee) against a leading bank in the United Arab Emirates.

Contact

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Mark CHOY

Partner

+65 6416 8014

+65 6532 5711

mark.choy@wongpartnership.com

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Ian DE VAZ

Partner

+65 6416 8128

+65 6532 5722

ian.devaz@wongpartnership.com

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Ali AL AIDAROUS

Managing Attorney - Al Aidarous Advocates and Legal Consultants

+9714 2828 000

+9714 2828 000

legal@alialaidarous.com