Legal Services

Private Client

Nasser Malalla Advocates & Legal Consultants private client practice is able to advise on all aspects relating to wills and probate as well as advise on the effect of the distribution of an individuals estate, rights and charges and how these affect the beneficiary whether pursuant to a Will or otherwise. In particular, the firm is able to advise on aspects of Shariah Law that may apply to assets located in the UAE.


As part of our private client practice we are also able to advise on estate planning particularly in the UAE for UK and other expatriates whether temporarily or permanently resident outside their country of origin.


We have close relationships with law firms in several jurisdictions worldwide in order to facilitate and further augment our private client practice offering so that the client receives the most suitable and effective advice to protect their personal legal position.

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Real Estate

Nasser Malalla Advocates & Legal Consultants real estate practice includes advising on and drafting of:



  • Legislative and regulatory issues
  • Financing and securities 
  • Real estate funds and REITS
  • Strata and Mixed Use Schemes 
  • Land acquisition and development, including Joint Ventures
  • Property dispute resolution, including Court Litigation 
  • Long and short term teases - residential, commercial and retail 
  • General landlord and tenant advice, including litigation and disputes

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Labour & Immigration

Nasser Malalla Advocates & Legal Consultants advises on all types of employment contracts and consultancies and acts for employers as well as employees. We also advise on disputes and litigation arising out of employment contracts and consultancies.


We are experienced in dealing with all employment aspects at UAE Federal level as well as in accordance with the specific laws of free zone jurisdictions throughout the UAE.


We also regularly advise on all areas of the UAE Immigration Laws and act for our clients in relation to the enforcement of their immigration rights before the specialist UAE Courts.

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Financial Regulation

Nasser Malalla Advocates & Legal Consultants financial regulatory practice provides advice on the scope and application of regulation across a wide range of financial services sectors and has established meaningful and close contacts with market operators, financial authorities and regulators at free zone, local and federal levels.


In particular, the firm has developed a practice specialising in regulatory matters pertaining to the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) and can offer clients unparalleled expertise both in their knowledge of the DFSA Rulebook and laws and regulations and their experience in attending to complex regulatory issues.


Our financial regulatory practice also incorporates an investment funds practice. We have advised fund sponsors in connection with the structuring, marketing, regulation and operation of public and private open-ended / closed-ended investment funds in the DIFC, UAE and other jurisdictions, within Europe and "off-shore". We also act for fund managers in relation to investments into funds and ongoing regulatory and compliance matters.


Our extensive practical experience, speed of response and down to earth approach differentiates us from other firms.

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Dispute Resolution & Litigation

Nasser Malalla Advocates & Legal Consultants understands that resolving disputes is a key component of corporate risk management and strategy. The immense change faced by organisations in the last few years has resulted in a deluge of disputes which will only be resolved with strategic and expert advice. Whatever challenges our clients face and wherever they occur, we can assist.


Arbitration: We regularly deal with Arbitration cases at Dubai International Arbitration Centre and Abu Dhabi Commercial Conciliation and Arbitration Centre and have experience in this are spanning many years. We have specialised lawyers who deal with Arbitration matters regularly across such practice areas as real estate, construction, banking and finance, commercial / corporate and insurance.


Litigation: Our litigation department handles a large volume of a full range of litigation cases in the UAE courts. We offer our clients excellent service by expert representation before the UAE Courts (both for the claimant and defendant as appropriate) in matters such as real estate, construction, banking and finance, commercial / corporate and insurance.

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