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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

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 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 Dubai
Jul 2018

The Statute of Limitation in UAE

Acquisitive Limitation Period Introduction "The right is not going to be lost if someone behind is demanding it” which means that one will not lose his right as long as there is a request. Hence, the legislators derived the Statute of Limitation, which says that the parties must adhere to…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Jul 2018

Tender and Procurement Law of Abu Dhabi

Tender and Procurement Law of Abu Dhabi What are Tender and Procurement processes? Tender and procurement are two processes that go hand in hand. You cannot have one without the other, and these processes are ones which occur in a multitude of countries and jurisdictions around the world. In a…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Jun 2018

The Ins and Outs of NGOs - Guide

The Ins and Outs of NGOs - Guide Non-governmental organizations provide the services that fill the gaps lefts by the private and the public sectors. Short-term interests motivate many politicians; these interests do not often align with long-term social goals and leave significant shortfalls in policies at the national and…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Jun 2018

Abu Dhabi Global Markets: Civil Court

ADGM Civil Court Proceedings Abu Dhabi Global Markets (ADGM) located in the capital of UAE in the city center of Abu Dhabi is an international financial center for local, regional and international organizations. ADGM is a channel that connects UAE with the world with its essential hub for global commerce.…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
Jun 2018

Trade Secrets : Global Overview

RATs, TRAPs and Trade Secrets While we know more about the world now than ever before, in some ways, it can seem more mysterious and complicated than ever before. The pursuit of information has always driven humans and is what has got us to the modern state we find ourselves…

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Law Firms in Dubai
Jun 2018

Women and Divorce - Think Financially!

Spousal Support in Broken Marriages A professional women’s working hours might be from 9 to 6, but a housewife’s job doesn’t end there. A housewife has a 24-hour tireless position much more than anyone who works outside the house. On any given day they are required to be nurses, psychologists,…

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Lawyers in Dubai
May 2018

Illegal Drugs and Consequences : UAE Law Guide : 2018-2019

Drugs - A Social Menace - 2018 - 2019 Illegal drugs are a popular craze among the youth today. This may sound odd, seeing as the drugs are ‘illegal’ and yet the practice is so prevalent. Trying to picture a party today, and what would instantly come to mind would…

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Lawyers in Dubai
May 2018

M&A in Publicly Held Companies

Mergers and Acquisitions: Public Shareholding Companies “How do you make money? Mergers, Acquisitions and Liquidations”                                                                                                             ~Mario Gabelli Introduction Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, MOE (Minister of Economy), and Board Chairman of the securities and commodities authority (SCA) was responsible for the introduction of a set of regulations concerning mergers…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
May 2018

Lord Woolf's Reforms and Civil Procedure Rules 1998

Do Lord Woolf’S Reforms Need Reforming? Part 1: The Lord Woolf Reform and the Current UK Civil Justice System Law may seem an unchanging presence that looms over all. It indeed dictates our everyday lives. Every action that an individual performs must take into account what the law may say…

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Law Firms in Abu Dhabi
May 2018

Legalities Surrounding Division of Assets Post Divorce: US Law

US Law: Legalities Surrounding Division of Assets Post Divorce What’s mine is yours! During subsistence of the marriage, this phrase is often (willingly) quoted by either spouse to the other. However, the dynamics change once the marriage ends and the married couple goes through a divorce. The aspects and details…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
Apr 2018

Territorial Jurisdiction Part-1

  THE REACH OF TERRITORIAL JURISDICTION PART I Introduction The UAE follows Civil Law in their legal system and the primary laws governing the jurisdiction of courts is regulated by Federal Law Number 11 of 1992 the Civil Procedural Law (the Civil Procedures Law) and Federal Law Number 35 of…

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