This article focuses on "good faith", a key obligation on the parties to a contract governed by UAE law, which may have direct implications on the assessment of the respective parties' performance of those obligations.
News and thought leadership
Subscribe to our latest updates, reports and upcoming events. Subscribe >
Showing 1 - 9 of 9
The Legal 500 EMEA 2022 legal directory results
Kennedys receives top tier rankings in the latest guide to leading law firms and lawyers across the region.
Lexology: Dispute Resolution Country Comparative Guide - United Arab Emirates
Kennedys Partner Celine Abi Habib Kanakri, Senior Associate Laurice Elten and Chartered Legal Executive Kelsey Evans recently contributed to the nineteenth edition of Lexology Getting the Deal Through's Dispute Resolution guide. In it, they discuss the structure of the civil court system in the UAE and the difference between onshore and offshore UAE courts.
COVID-19: the impact on construction industry projects in the Middle East
Kennedys and HKA recently co-hosted a webinar addressing the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on construction industry projects in the Middle East.
Contractual damages (UAE) in the time of COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has heralded almost unprecedented levels of uncertainty in all industries. The construction industry is no different. Contracting parties are looking to their contracts to assess their rights - and potential obligations and liabilities – in the event of breach of contract.
COVID-19: termination, suspension and pacing of construction works as remedies in the United Arab Emirates
The impact caused by the spread of COVID-19 and the resulting government actions has been (and continue to be) tremendous on the economy and the construction sector in particular.
COVID-19: legal advice on force majeure in the United Arab Emirates
In the wake of COVID-19, the law firm explores what impact the pandemic will have on UAE projects.
The overarching obligation to act in good faith in contracts governed by UAE law - legal regime and practice
An overview of EPC contracts in the UAE
An engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract is an all-inclusive contract framework, which requires the contractor to complete an agreed scope of work by an agreed completion date, in return for an agreed lump-sum contract price.
Kennedys hires partner in Dubai to bolster international arbitration capabilities
We are pleased to announce that international arbitration specialist Celine Abi Habib Kanakri has joined our Dubai office as a partner. Joining from Baker McKenzie Habib Al Mulla, Celine’s practice is focused on complex UAE and international arbitration across a range of industry sectors.