Majd Dahdah joined Al Tamimi & Company in 2020 and is a bilingual associate in the Dispute Resolution department. His experience is wide ranging but is primarily focused on construction disputes having represented contractors and developers in large-scale construction disputes dealing with claims variation of works, extensions of time, and the associated prolongation costs.

Prior to joining the firm, Majd completed a placement as an engineer at the MTB Airport Terminal Building (USD 3 billion project) in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Majd graduated with a Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering from the University of Manchester, prior to completing a law conversion course at BPP University in Manchester. He then went on to complete his legal practice course at the University of Law before he was admitted to practice as a solicitor in England & Wales.

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Recent Experience

  • Representing a joint venture, acting as a main contractor, in a multi-million dirham dispute against a subcontractor before the Abu Dhabi local courts.
  • Advising and representing a local sub-contractor before the Abu Dhabi local courts in relation to a 1.5 billion dirham compensation claim brought by the Employer.
  • Advising and representing a leading bank, in its capacity as an employer, before ADCCAC in relation to a multi-million dirham construction dispute against the main contractor.
  • Representing a subcontractor before ADCCAC to oblige the main contractor to return the performance bonds following completion of the agreed work.
  • Assisting a subcontractor in applying for an interim measure to freeze the guarantees issued to the main contractor.
  • Assisting a client in registering an execution file to enforce a cheque that bounced due to insufficient funds.
  • Advising an Employer on its contractual right to terminate a contract with the main contractor.


  • Arabic
  • English


  • 2019 – Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering, University of Manchester
  • 2020 – Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL), BPP University
  • 2023 – Legal Practice Court (LPC), University of Law.


  • 2023 – Solicitor in England & Wales.



Jul 3, 2024

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