Legal Services

We offer specialized legal services that are practical and add value to cater the various legal needs of the business community.

At Dubai Chamber, we can help you resolve business disputes quickly, confidentially and cost effectively through our mediation service. Over the last 24 years, we have administered 12,000+ mediation cases. To know more about this service and how it can help you, check out the video below.
Dubai Chamber Mediation Services


We resolve commercial disputes amicably through Mediation provided that one of the disputing parties is a member of Dubai Chamber. Mediation is quick, confidential and cost effective.

It’s an excellent opportunity for preserving business relations and gives parties maximum control over the outcome.

In mediation, the decision-making authority rests with the disputing parties. The role of the mediator includes reducing the obstacles to communication, maximizing the exploration to alternatives and addressing the needs of the disputants.

Mediation is based on principles of problem solving that focus on the needs and interests of the disputing parties, as well as impartiality, neutrality, integrity, confidentiality and self-determination.

Why Mediation?

  • It’s informal
  • It’s confidential
  • It’s quick
  • It’s cost effective
  • It’s an opportunity to maintain relationships

What is the role of the Mediator?

The Mediator is an impartial intermediary who helps parties in defining the issues in dispute, facilitates communications and assists parties in reaching a practical solution in an amicable manner.

When is Mediation suitable?

We mediate in disputes provided that:

  • The dispute is commercial.
  • At least one of the disputed parties is a Dubai Chamber member.
  • The dispute does not fall under any other authorities’ jurisdiction.
  • The complaint should be against an establishment or company.
  • The dispute is not going through any Litigation or Arbitration process.

What is the checklist for documents?

Copy of:

  • Contract
  • Statement of account
  • Invoices
  • Performa Invoice
  • Delivery Note
  • Purchase order
  • Correspondences

Service requirements

  • To avail the service at least one of the concerned parties should be a member of Dubai Chamber
  • The dispute should not be from the specification of another authority
  • It should be against a corporation or a company
  • It should not be under consideration by any other courts or arbitration party

Service fees

 MembersNon Members
Mediation Registration fee500 AED1, 000 AED
Mediation Registration fee1% of the dispute amount
Minimum: 500 AED
Maximum: 15,000 AED
2% of the dispute amount
Minimum: 1,000 AED
Maximum: 20,000 AED

Service channels

  • Website
  • Smart application
  • Dubai Chamber premises
  • E-mail

Service average completion time

83 days since submitting the required documents and paying fees

Target customers

Those licensed to practice all commercial, industrial and professional activities

To apply this service, please click here.

Online, Smart & Virtual Mediation

Online Mediation

Click here for online mediation application.


Smart Mediation

For added efficiency and ease of use, we also have a Smart Mediation application that allows you to submit your mediation request, documents and payment via your mobile device. You can keep track of all your applications and receive status updates too.

Virtual Mediation

Beside our traditional Mediation service, we also provide Virtual Mediation through different platforms where disputing parties can meet, discuss and resolve their issues amicably from anywhere in the world without the need for their physical presence. It is a service that enables us to remotely process your Mediation case under any circumstances with no interruption and at any time according to the relevant parties’ convenience.

Why Virtual Mediation?

  • Practical, fast and more accessible
  • Saves time, effort and cost
  • Parties can be anywhere in the world
  • Conducted through high tech platforms
  • Experienced mediators in remote mediation

Legal Events

We organize legal seminars, workshops and webinars on a regular basis in order to spread awareness amongst the business community on different legal topics such as Contracts, Bankruptcy, Foreign Direct Investment and International Trade and others.

Click here to see the upcoming events.

Previous legal events recordings:

If you are interested in attending our legal events, please send us your email on

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