Ashraf Elhadidy
Ashraf Elhadidy
Senior Counsel

Abu Dhabi, UAE – In a significant legal victory, Meysan has successfully secured a favorable judgment for its client, Al Farwaniyah Property Developments LLC, in a high-stakes litigation involving claims exceeding 137,000,000 UAE dirhams.

The case originated when a bank initiated legal proceedings against Al Farwaniyah and other parties, seeking recovery of an amount surpassing 137,000,000 UAE dirhams. The legal team at Meysan adeptly challenged both the standing of its client in the lawsuit and the jurisdiction of the Abu Dhabi courts over the matter.

Through meticulous legal representation, the Meysan team successfully demonstrated to the First Instance Court of Abu Dhabi that Al Farwaniyah Property Developments LLC lacked the requisite capacity to be a party in the lawsuit and that the Abu Dhabi courts were not the proper venue for adjudicating the case.

As a result of these efforts, the First Instance Court of Abu Dhabi issued a ruling in favor of Al Farwaniyah Property Developments LLC, affirming the lack of jurisdiction of the Abu Dhabi courts in this matter. This decision was further reinforced when the Court of Appeal upheld the First Instance Court’s judgment, confirming the initial ruling..

Meysan team was led by partner Abdulla Alnajjar and Counsel Ashraf Elhadidy.

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