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Dr. Hassan Elhais, Legal Consultant in Dubai

Dr. Hassan Elhais, along with his team of legal consultants and prominent local lawyers across the UAE, has made a name for himself as a renowned specialist in the fields of civil law, company incorporation, construction law, maritime law, banking law, criminal law, family law, inheritance law, and arbitration.

Dr. Elhais and his team in Dubai and Abu Dhabi at Al Rowaad Advocates cover the entire U.A.E and provide robust and careful legal advice. They maintain the highest standards of integrity, confidentiality, and discretion. Dr. Elhais's goal is to ensure that a consistently high standard of service is undertaken and delivered by his team of local legal advocates in Dubai and Abu Dhabi at Al Rowaad Advocates, the wider country and internationally, providing genuinely adept legal advice in Dubai.

Dr. Elhais has won awards and accolades naming him the Legal Consultant of the Year 2016 by Professional Sector Network.

After qualifying as a lawyer by profession, and after years of successful practice within the field of criminal and public law, Dr. Elhais moved to Dubai in 2006, where he has continued to build his business as a legal advisor. Dr. Elhais has made it his goal to make Al Rowaad Advocates one of the best law firms in the UAE. Working exclusively with Al Rowaad Advocates & Legal Consultancy, Dr. Elhais is an effective leader of the company, It's spokesperson, and driving force. He has a strong ethical stance with regards to the place of the law firm, from clarity on the legal processes through to the fee system.

Specializing in the drafting of all statements of claim, memos and consultation on litigation of all manner, Dr. Elhais has worked his way through the ranks of Al Rowaad Advocates since joining as a legal advisor, to his current role as the law firm leader.

He has drafted and supervised the drafting of many cases across all areas of law over the past decade.

Dr. Elhais has also been an invited speaker at various international conferences in France, Germany, Japan, South Africa, Denmark, the Czech Republic, Italy, London and Hong Kong, among others, to talk on legal issues involved in real estate, family law, business administration and other professional issues. See the gallery.

He also has completed training with the Law Society of England and Wales.

Dr. Elhais obtained a diploma in private law, which covered training in shariah law, philosophy of laws, litigation law, commercial law and civil law.

In 2015, Dr. Elhais obtained a Master's Degree in Law, followed by Ph.D in Law in 2019.

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Areas of Expertise


A form of alternative dispute resolution outside the court process. The parties to a dispute refer it to arbitration and agree to be bound by the arbitration decision.

Banking Law

Dr. Elhais has advised large international banks including Emirates NBD and Dubai Islamic Bank on commercial matters within the UAE.

Civil Law

With strength in complex, multi-jurisdictional cases, Dr. Elhais is an excellent practitioner, distinguished by his breadth of expertise across all aspects of civil law.

Construction Law

Drafting complex agreements, memorandums of understanding, and subcontracting agreements are just some of his skills in this field.

Family Law

With his team of dependent Family Lawyers in Dubai will provide you strategies that would be beneficial in your cause.

Criminal Law

UAE criminal law contains many provisions derived from Islamic Shariah law that requires specific knowledge and understanding.

Inheritance Law

Drafting complex legal wills and guardianship custody agreements is just one of his unparalleled skills in inheritance law.

Company Incorporation

Dr. Elhais is adept at handling company registration, assisting with company set-ups for foreigners and contract execution matters.

Maritime Law

Dr. Elhais has advised many clients in maritime disputes, including in arrest and seizure of vessels, maritime pollution, and maritime insurance.

Latest Publications

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June 23, 2021

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You can ask questions about a legal matters and drafting of all statements of claim, memos and consultation on litigation of all manner.

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