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    Ms. Shaikha Al Qattan for winning first place in Distinguished New Employee Category of the Dubai Government Excellence Program

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Government Disputes and Claims

Service NameGovernment Disputes and Claims
Service Description:
Pursuant to the Department's establishing Law (No. 32 of 2008), the Department is charged with the management of all matters pertaining to claims and disputes to which the Government or any Government entity is a party. Accordingly, the Department undertakes the following functions:
  • Receive complaints and claims filed against government entities and assign a team of qualified legal consultants to ensure amicable settlement.
  • To provide legal advice relating to the nature of the dispute and the procedural management of the case ensuring compliance with the statutory procedures in this regard.
  • To represent the Government of Dubai and all Government entities in claims and disputes, filed by or against them before judicial authorities, reconciliation committees and arbitration centers and where necessary appoint specialized legal counsel to represent the government entities in disputes and claims. 
  • To undertake the legal supervision of disputes and claims processed by legal consultants employed by all government entities in the Emirate.
All Government entities can benefit from the Department’s smart services with regards to drafting and reviewing Government contracts and agreements by completing the smart form request and submitting the request to the customer portal through any smart device.
Smart Service Link: Login to Government Entities Portal
Service Fees:-
Service Center and Contact Details:
For any inquiries about Government Services, please contact the Department on the following:
The Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department
Level 4, Building 4
H.H The Ruler's Court
Al Fahidi District, Bur Dubai
P.O.Box 446, Dubai
United Arab Emirates
To enquire about advocacy firms services, please call or e-mail the Directorate on:
Tel: +971 4 3533337

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