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Law Firms in Dubai
Sep 2018

Non-Compete Clauses in Employment Contracts

Civil and Criminal Effects of Non-Competition Condition in UAE Labor Law Introduction The Federal Law Number 8 of 1980 regarding UAE Labor law (the Labor Law) contains a provision under Article 127 which allows the employer to require the worker not to compete or to participate in a competing project…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Sep 2018

Retrospective Application of Laws

  Non-Retroactivity of the Law “No Law shall be construed Retroactive unless manifestly intended by law.” The Law and The Time Imagine a case where a person has committed a criminal offense, and now that person is standing trial for such offense. However, during the relevant proceedings, the legislature has…

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Law Firms in Abu Dhabi
Sep 2018

ADR and Domain Name Control Law in UAE

UAE Domain Name Governance and Dispute Resolution What is in the name, asked a layman. Everything, if it is a domain name, replied the lawyer!   Introduction Almost every kind of business, whether a startup or a fully-grown company need an online presence through an official website. A website is…

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Company Formation in UAE
Sep 2018

Company Formation in Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone

Company Formation in Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone The Northern Emirate Ras al Khaimah (RAK) is the most northerly of the Emirates within the UAE, and while it is not as recognizable as the bigger glittering cities located within a couple of hours of it. It does have many natural…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Sep 2018

Mediation in UAE

MEDIATION AND CONCILIATION IN THE UAE “There are two sides to Every Story.”   Mediate over Litigate Mediation is a non-judicial means of dispute resolution mechanism, and it has become very prevalent because of the disadvantages or limitations faced in litigation. Mediation or conciliation has been for centuries in UAE…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Sep 2018

New Trade Secrets Regulations in the UK and European Union

New Trade Secrets Regulations in the UK What are trade secrets, and why are they so crucial to a business? Trade secrets are a considerable part of the business world. Businesses will guard and protect their trade secrets zealously, as it is what gives each company their unique selling points.…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Sep 2018

Stem Cell Research and Recent Developments

Embryonic Stem Cell Research and Its Implications for Destruction of Foetus Introduction Embryonic stem cell research is a cause of great contention globally, and the regulation and stigma around such research is and will continue to be a heated topic. In the governance of every country, the murder of another…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Sep 2018

Patent Registration in UAE and GCC - Bespoke Guide

A Guide on Patent Registration in the GCC “The Patent Office is the Mother-In-Law of Invention.” Introduction Senior MIT lecturer Joe Hadzima defines a patent as follows, “A patent is an exclusive right issued by a country to an inventor, allowing him to exclude others from manufacturing, using or selling…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Sep 2018

Contract Law and Laws Governing Exclusion Clauses in the UAE

Exclusion Clauses in the UAE The Importance of Contracts and Exclusion Clauses Contracts are vital documents at all levels of society. Whether in business or everyday life, contracts are formed all the time from the most straightforward dealings between individuals to the most complex business deals. There may be occasions…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Sep 2018

Law Surrounding Mortgages in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi

The Enforcement of Mortgages in Abu Dhabi Mortgages- The Basics Mortgages are a type of loan banks provide for those looking to purchase a property. The purchasing of a property is a highly important part of the modern world, with everyone potentially being under that umbrella, from the most prominent…

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Aug 2018

The Steps in Patent Registration in the UAE

Inventing something new, including a new process or a novel item is often the first step in developing a company and launching a brand-new opportunity for an individual or a group. Each country is responsible for patent registration within its area. In the United Arab Emirates, patent registration is managed…

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Company Formation in Offshore
Aug 2018

Business Setup in Seychelles

Seychelles Offshore Company formation Established in the warm cerulean waters of the Indian Ocean safely outside the cyclone belt, Seychelles is a standout amongst the perfect environment. With 115 islands scattered in more than 1.4 million square kilometers of warm clear waters, Seychelles offers a consistently extending kaleidoscope of encounters…

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Aug 2018

When to Hire Criminal Lawyers in Abu Dhabi: Advice for Visitors

Abu Dhabi is the capital of the UAE as well as the emirate of the same name. It is a beautiful city with amazing modern and traditional architecture from the various mosques in the city through to the very modern Louvre in Abu Dhabi and the striking and easily identified…

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Aug 2018

The Importance of Hiring Property Lawyers for Commercial Development in Dubai

Dubai, as well as other cities within the United Arab Emirates, continues to experience a top growth rate. This is partially due to the increase in businesses from around the world moving into the free zone areas in Dubai and the other emirates. According to a 2018 report by IMD…

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