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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
May 2019

Law Surrounding Personal Injury in UAE

Personal Injury Lawsuit in the UAE Ubi jus ibi remedium –legal maxim meaning, "where there is a right, there is a remedy", is the basis of the principle of personal injury liability or so famously called tortious liability. One among the many accepted and acclaimed definitions of "tort", as postulated…

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Immigration laws in UAE
Apr 2019

Law Surrounding Deportation: United Arab Emirates

Deportability in the UAE and related aspects In the event that you've at any point heard that somebody was deported — ousted from a nation — at that point you can likely guess that deportation is the act of that incident. Deportation can include an occupant of a nation who…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Apr 2019

Banking and Finance: Syndicate Loan Contracts

Syndicate Loan Agreement and Select Clauses Almost every day, we witness the birth of several new innovative projects, worth billions of dollars of investment. Many often ponder the origins of such investment. Banks play a crucial role in lending these funds to clients, ranging from corporations to large projects, and…

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Lawyers in Dubai
Apr 2019

Personal Injury Claims Under Dubai Laws

Personal Injury Claims Under Dubai Laws What is a Personal Injury? Personal Injury, a broad term, involves an injury that is sustained physically, emotionally or mentally by a person as a result of the negligent or intentional actions of another person, including a business entity. The victim is entitled to…

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Sharjah Tenancy Disputes.
Apr 2019

Sharjah Rental Law

To change or not to change? “Dubai rents have started to fall for the first time in three years.” Note: This article was updated on 10 April 2019 As I turned on the radio and drove to the office this morning the first news item I heard was about the…

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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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