Al Ain Court of First Instance ruled, obligating a client to pay a lawyer 15,500 dirhams, the rest of the agreement for lawyer fees, which the plaintiff refused to pay under the pretext of changing the agreement between the two parties and reducing the fees by 50%. according to what it contains.
In the details, a lawyer filed a lawsuit against a client, asking him to oblige him to pay her the rest of a fee agreement, noting that under a lawyer’s fee agreement contract in which the defendant agreed with her to represent him in a labor lawsuit, the value of the lawyer’s fees was 30 thousand dirhams, and he paid her 14,500 dirhams. of the contract value, and the remaining amount claimed.
The present presented on behalf of the defendant an answer memorandum to the lawsuit, in which he demanded that the lawsuit be dismissed due to the existence of a subsequent agreement between the two parties to the claim. He also requested the court to direct the decisive oath to the plaintiff that she did not agree with the defendant after the ruling was issued to amend the fees from 30 thousand dirhams to a new agreement worth 15 thousand dirhams, while the plaintiff took the decisive oath in the form of “I swear by God Almighty that I did not agree with the defendant after the judgment was issued to amend the fees from the first agreed amount of 30,000 dirhams to a new agreement in the amount of 15,000 dirhams.”
The court stated in the merits of the ruling, that what was established from reading the contract was that the defendant agreed with the plaintiff that the latter would defend him before the court in a partial labor lawsuit, and a labor appeal in exchange for 30 thousand dirhams, of which he paid 14,500 dirhams, and refused to pay the rest of the amount, and it was The decisive oath directed by him to the plaintiff had met her legally prescribed conditions, and the court accepted its directive to the plaintiff, and then this oath would have settled the dispute, and the court decided to obligate the defendant to pay the plaintiff 15,500 dirhams and the expenses of the case.