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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
05 Dec 2021

Bounced Cheques no longer a criminal offense

Bounced Cheques no longer a criminal offense post 2 January 2022 “The moment I write out a cheque, it’s an asset I have written off” – Shiv Nadar. The UAE being a business hub with a growing economy, cheques are one of the common forms of payments and a technique…

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family laws in UAE
05 Dec 2021

UАE Personаl Status Lаw

UАE Personаl Status Lаw Introduction The United Аrаb Emirаtes is а culturаl meltdown with more thаn 200 nаtions, аnd the pаst people аccounted for more thаn 90 percent of the populаtion. The UАE government continues to implement meаsures to bring а more аttrаctive environment for ex-pаts, in line with its…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
30 Sep 2021

Economic and Fraud Provisions in Middle East

Economic and Fraud Provisions in the Middle East “There is one and only one social responsibility of business – to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is to say, engages in open…

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Lawyers in Dubai
28 Aug 2021

India Defenses against the charge of Forgery

India: Defenses against the charge of Forgery Introduction We have all heard of the saying that imitation is the best form of flattery; however, when it results in damage or injury to the public or an individual, it becomes punishable under law. One such example is that of Forgery. Forgery…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
05 Jun 2021

Understanding Bounced Cheque Laws in UAE

Understanding Bounced Cheque Laws in the UAE, and Why You Must Honour Them The dishonouring of checks has become a contentious and divisive issue in the UAE's legal landscape, owing to the serious consequences it now entails. In the UAE, Post Dated Cheques (PDC) are the most prevalent mode of…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
08 Apr 2021

Trial in UAE

Trial in UAE Introduction The UAE penal code is not entirely based on Islamic Sharia, but it does include some components. In the UAE, Sharia law exists and is used in limited situations, such as the payment of blood money. Some Sharia punishments, such as flogging, have been suspended in…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
08 Apr 2021

Criminal Law: Theft

Criminal Law: Theft – Provisions, remedies, and procedure in the UAE Introduction Theft may only be perpetrated on an actual movable property that has monetary or nonmonetary value and belongs to someone else. Theft is described as the physical seizure of an object that can be stolen from the owner…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
07 Jan 2021

Inchoate crimes-criminal responsibility

Inchoate crimes and criminal responsibility Introduction  As a general rule, criminal codes punish all those criminal acts preceding the commission of a crime. The liability hereunder is determined by the intention to commit the crime. It is to be kept in mind that, merely thinking about committing a crime does…

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Lawyers in Dubai
08 Nov 2020

Legislation Commentary on Federal Law

  Legislation Number Federal Law Number 5 of 2012 Concerning Combating Information Technology Crimes (Cyber Crimes Law) Date of publication in the Official Gazette 13 August 2012 Jurisdiction The United Arab Emirates Related Legislation   Federal Law Number 12 of 2016 amending Federal Law Number 5 of 2012 on Combating…

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Lawyers in Dubai
01 Sep 2020

Cybercrimes and Punishment in the UAE

Cybercrimes and their Punishment in the UAE Any illicit use of the internet, computer network, electronic website or any other information technology means is prohibited and shall constitute as a cybercrime. The use of the internet for the invasion of privacy, for provoking another to commit a crime or for…

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corporate lawyers in Dubai
05 Aug 2020

Challenging Expert Appointment in the UAE

Challenging Expert Appointment in the UAE The appointment of an expert in UAE (United Arab Emirates) can be challenged on the basis that the expert failed to carry out his duties in an impartial manner or without prejudice to either one of the parties. The expert appointed has to at…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
06 Jul 2020

Extradition Treaty of UAE

Extradition Treaty of UAE In International Law, extradition is when one state (Requesting state) requests another state (Requested state), to effect the return of a person for trial for a crime punishable under the Requesting state's laws and committed outside the Requested state (state of refuge). The extraditable person could…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
02 Jun 2020

Conspiracy for Abetment of Crimes

Law Governing Conspiracy for Abetment of Crimes Urging a person to commit an illegal act or crime is as much an offence as the carrying out of such criminal offence. Federal Law Number 3 of 1987 promulgating the Penal Code (“Code”) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) mandates that any…

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Lawyers in Dubai
08 May 2020

The Power to Appeal

Appealing Power: The Power to Appeal Power and responsibility go hand in hand. The power to appeal renders the responsibility to seek justice, and the public prosecutors have been entrusted with such powers to seek appeals in certain civil and criminal matters in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The courts…

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