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Hassan Elhais, Legal Consultant in Dubai

Mr. 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.

Mr. Elhais and his team of local legal advocates and legal consultants in Dubai and Abu Dhabi at Al Rowaad Advocates to cover all over the U.A.E, provide robust and careful legal advice. They maintain the highest standards of integrity, confidentiality, and discretion. Mr. 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, Abu Dhabi at Al Rowaad Advocates, the wider country and internationally, providing the genuinely adept legal advice in Dubai.

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

After qualifying as a lawyer in his native Egypt and years of successful practice within the field of criminal and public law, Mr. Elhais moved to Dubai in 2005, where he has built up his business as a legal advisor ever since. Mr. Elhais made his target to make Al Rowaad Advocates as one of the best law firm in UAE. Working exclusively with Al Rowaad Advocates & Legal Consultancy, Mr. Elhais is an effective leader of the company, the 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.

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

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

Mr. 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.

Mr. 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, Mr. Elhais obtained a Master's Degree in Law with flying colours.

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Success Stories

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Areas of Expertise


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

Mr. 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, Mr. Elhais is an excellent practitioner, distinguished by 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

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

Maritime Law

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

Latest Publications

November 23, 2018

Can I get custody to keep my kids from my drunk husband? Find out.

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December 10, 2018

Bringing a child to the UAE – when you can’t find your husband

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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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...the extraordinary effort that has been exerted by the staff, and we specially thank Mr. Hassan Mohsen Alhais. Wishing your continues success & excellence...

H.H. Sheikh Saeed Bin
Mohammed Hashir Al Maktoum

We are extremely happy to note that you won all three cases which we entrusted to you. Your superb handling ensured the result in our favour. We very much appreciate this and feel grateful to you. You not only won the cases, but managed to get the judgement executed without much delay. You and your colleagues have acted with remarkable efficiency and competence. During this period, we found all your staff to be very helpful, courteous and co-operative. Please convey to them our appreciation and thanks. We thank you most sincerely and wish you and your firm all the best in the years ahead.

Chandru Malkani

Mr. Hassan Elhais is among the best legal consultants I have ever worked with. He has an amazing ability to reduce complex issues into a simple concept that non-legal people can understand. He consistently develops innovative litigation strategies that help us to achieve our ultimate legal goals.

Zhuo Liu

I believe everyone should recognize what a difference Mr. Hassan Elhais work has made to people's lives; and especially to our family's life, because we will remain forever grateful to each and every one of his team.

Luis Pozueco

Mr. Hassan Elhais never fears cases that involve exposure and he always gives me his honest assessment of our chances of success, which is invaluable to me.

Bassam Yamout
Director, JM Metal Trading LCC

He aided us not only in providing legal advice but also in all legal issues that required a long term strategic approach to achieve most favorable and optimum outcomes he provided us with high level of professional service.

Philippe Delbecq

Mr. Hassan Elhais is a responsible, reputable counsel who operates to high levels of service.

Anil Relwani
Manager, Luxury Real Estate

Mr Hassan Elhais is responsive, thorough and creative with his advice, and is a valued advisor and legal consultant.

Asma Mattar
Manager, Italian Style

Regardless of the complexity of the matter I know Mr. Hassan Elhais will consider not only legal strategy but also business practicalities in providing advice and litigation options.

Dr. Massimo Hakim
Chairman, Italian Style

I recommend Mr Hassan Elhais to anyone who says 'I'm in legal trouble'. I was extremely satisfied with the high standard of his work. He has always been there when I have needed him and I refer all my clients, family and friends to him/his firm.

Manish Gupta
Marketing Manager, Express Digital System

I owe the success of my case to Mr Hassan's diligent approach. He remained focused, put me at ease and always went the extra mile. Mr Hassan tirelessly put my case in the best possible light and I cannot thank him enough. I would highly recommend Mr Hassan - I am grateful to him from the bottom of my heart.

Raphael Lauria
Manager, FME General Trading

Mr. Hassan Elhais was very professional and he listened to my needs. He was very prompt, efficient and always kept me informed. Mr. Hassan Elhais's service was excellent and I would definitely recommend him to friends and colleagues.

James Horsley
British Client

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