Monica specialises in Real Estate Law. She has a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Civil Law from McGill University (Montreal, Canada) and is a member of the Quebec (Canada) Bar Association since 2004. Monica has five years’ legal experience in the United Arab Emirates and has worked in both private practice and as in house counsel to several major master developers and property managers in Dubai. She speaks English and French.
Monica has represented both sellers and purchasers in UAE and international property transactions. Monica also has considerable experience in property development (Musataha) and land lease agreements, most recently and notably in high profile projects in Dubai.
Monica has also extensively advised landlords and tenants with respect to commercial and residential tenancy matters, has broad knowledge in commercial legal matters and has advised hotel owners on operating and management agreements.