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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
Mar 2019

Regulations Governing Juveniles

‘Doli Incapax’ – An International Perspective on Juvenile Justice 'No civilised society regards children as accountable for their actions to the same extent as adults ... The wisdom of protecting young children against the full rigour of the law is beyond argument. The difficulty lies in determining when and under…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Mar 2019

Wrongful Conviction

Wrongful Conviction   When someone is wrongly convicted, that means that a person has been punished and sentenced for a crime that he has not committed. In devastating cases like these, the faith of the masses on the judicial system is lost when an innocent is convicted and made to…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Feb 2019

Mediation in the UAE

Commercial Mediation in the UAE  “Mediation is one of the most effective tools of non-violence. It can turn parties away from conflict, towards compromise” - Miroslav Lajčák Meaning Mediation is a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution system (ADR) wherein the matter at issue is solved with the help of a…

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Aviation laws of UAE
Feb 2019

The Montreal Convention

The Montreal Convention: Establishing Unity and Predictability for International Carriage Regulations Every day, around the world, approximately 93,000 flights ascend from 9,000 airports. Having become a regular mode of travel and statistically recognized as exponentially safer than driving, most aircraft passengers would not think to question the liability responsibilities of…

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arbitration in the UAE
Jan 2019

Arbitration, Conciliation, Mediation and Negotiation

Comparative Analysis of ADR Methods with focus on their Advantages and Disadvantages “The courts of this country should not be the places where the resolution of disputes begins. They should be the places where the disputes end after alternative methods of resolving disputes have been considered and tried.” -Sandra Day…

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labour law of UAE
Jan 2019

Understanding and Avoiding Immigration and Labour Bans in the UAE

Understanding and Avoiding Immigration and Labour Bans in the UAE In the United Arab Emirates, two significant categories of visa bans exist a labor ban and an immigration ban. Although these injunctions have been employed by the Ministry of Labour (and now Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation) for decades,…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Dec 2018

Good Samaritan Law

Good Samaritan Law Introduction What does it mean and imply when one is called a Good Samaritan? The term is regularly used in the news and by people when relating to stories of do-gooders in action. The name originates from a biblical story in which an individual helped another in…

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Healthcare lawyers in UAE
Nov 2018

Medical Negligence Claims and Liability in Gulf Countries: a Critical Analysis

Medical Negligence Claims and Liability in Gulf Countries: a Critical Analysis WILLES.J opines, “Negligence is a negative word. It is the absence of such care, skill, and diligence as it was the duty of the person to bring to the performance of work, which he is said not to have…

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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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