Emad Eldin Farouq

EMAD ELDIN is Senior Legal Counsel of Dubai Land Department. He has been consistently involved in developing Real Estate Regulatory Regime. He has an immense expertise in Real Estate transactions and legal research, with a focus on drafting laws and regulations, preparing agreements, and providing legal advice for the management

EMAD ELDIN is Award Winner of the Best Legal Advisor – Government Sector 2008.


  • Graduated from the University of Fez, Morocco in 1986 with Bachelor Degree of Law with distinction.
  • Obtained Postgraduate Diploma in Business Law, 2000 from Mohawk College, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
  • Legal Training from 1992 to 1993 in the University of Caen, and the University of Grenoble, France.

Work Experience:

  • Senior Legal Counsel with Dubai Land Department from 2003 – to present.
  • Legal Counsel with the UAE Federal Chamber of Commerce and Industry 1988 – 1996.
  • Managing Partner, ALFAROUQ Advocates & Legal Consultants, Khartoum – Sudan, from 1986 to present.

ADR Practice:

  • Listed Arbitrator since 2010 with DUBAI INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATOIN CENTRE “DIAC”
    • Associated Mediator with SINGAPORE MEDIATION CENTRE “SMC”
    • Certified Mediator with DUBAI COURTS.

    Appreciations /Accomplishments:

    Played significant role in drafting and introducing property Legislations of Dubai Published a number of Researches highlighted various legal aspect with emphasis on Property Law issues.

    • Certificate of Appreciation from H. H –Minster of Interior, UAE
    • Certificate of Appreciation from The minister of Culture and Information-UAE
    • Certificate of Appreciation from Secretary General of Municipalities-UAE
    • Certificate of Appreciation from Secretary General of Federal Chamber of Commerce and Industry-UAE
    • Certificate of Appreciation from Director General of Dubai Land Department.

    Membership and Affiliations:

    • Member of Pro Bono Board of Directors of The DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE “DIFC”
    • Member of International Bar Association
    • Member of Sudan Bar Association
    • Member of African-Canadian Legal Association
    • Member of the Canadian Business Council