Hisham AbuQoura

Industry Expertise

Aviation & Travel
Construction, Infrastructure& Real Estate
Digital Economy
Entertainment& Events
Financial Services
Franchising, Agency& Licensing
Hospitality, Food& Beverage
Privacy & Risk Management
Private Capital
Retail & Consumer
Technology & Media
Bilingual (Arabic and English) senior lawyer with over twelve years’ experience in the UAE working with corporate/commercial law firms (Roedl Meyer-Reumann Me Ltd.) and local advocates (Emirates Advocates) as well as heading up the legal department of an investment group.  Considerable experience with litigation in Dubai Courts including court procedures related to Civil, Commercial, Labor, Criminal, Real Estate Rent Cases. Familiar with general corporate agreements and UAE company matters such as board resolutions, SPAs, joint ventures etc. and in Real Estate matters with RERA, Municipality and other UAE government entities.

Selected representative roles and matters: 

  • Head of Section for Etisalat - handling all legal matters of one of the largest corporations in U.A.E including more than 3000 lawsuits at the Dubai Courts (involved in preparing, registering and filing lawsuits, attending and advising on lawsuit hearings, registering and handling the execution procedures, preparing and submitting necessary applications, inquisitions letters, notifications and summons, publications, guidance, submitting requests, drafting and sending legal notices to debtors, etc).
  • Handling and advising other litigation lawsuits and Dubai Court’s procedures with the concerned UAE laws & Cassation Court judgments (Civil, Commercial, Labor, Criminal, Companies, liaising with external lawyers regarding the representation at the court’s sessions in connection to the lawsuits of the firm’s clients.
  • For Etisalat, translating related documents, reviewing legal contracts & documents, handling correspondence with clients.
  • Handling and advising on setting up a large range of new companies (offshore, free zones, branches, agencies and mainland companies).
  • Handling real estate rent lawsuits, reviewing real estate documents such as SPAs, escrow agreements, official forms, etc.


Damascus University
Bachelor’s Degree in Law
Syria 2005

Escrow Training and Real Estate
Certified Practitioner’s Training at Dubai Real Estate, under Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA)
UAE 2011


Arabic (Native)
English (Advanced)

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