Abu Dhabi: Law Firm Has to Refund 72,500 Dirhams to Client
Abu Dhabi’s Court of First Instance has issued a ruling requiring a law firm to pay their client 72.500 AED after they paid the firm 80,000 AED for filing a case but later found out the legal fees owed on the case are only 7,500 AED. They filed a lawsuit, where they demanded a legal consulting firm be made to repay them 72,500 AED. They had given a power of attorney to the owner of the law firm, to file a lawsuit and the firm assured them the lawsuit fee was 80,000 AED. They later found out the fee was 7,500 AED. The court clarified in its ruling there was evidence that the owner of the defendant company did not attend the session set for the decisive oath and there is evidence the defendant was liable to pay the amount.