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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
26 Mar 2018

Witness Testimony in UAE

Witness Testimony in UAE Part I Witness testimony is undoubtedly the oldest form of evidence and is given the most credibility in the courts. The issue that arises here is that how reliable the statements of witnesses are in the court in civil or criminal matters. The civil or criminal…

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Anti-fraud Law of UAE
15 Mar 2018

The UAE Anti Fraud Law

Anti Fraud Law in the UAE  The United Arab Emirates recently enacted Federal Law Number 19 of 2016 concerning Combating Commercial Fraud (the Anti-Fraud Law or the Law) has replaced the erstwhile Federal Law Number 4 of 1979 dealing with the Concealment of Fraud and Deception in Transactions commercial in…

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Arbitration in the UAE
07 Feb 2018

Arbitration - Criminal Liability of Arbitrators

Criminal Liability of Arbitrators in the UAE Are arbitrators above the law? Have you thought about arbitrators and the importance of their role in international arbitration tribunals? Well, arbitrators are the most crucial element of the modern alternative dispute resolution system. Their position is similar to that of judges who…

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Criminal Lawyers in UAE
07 Dec 2017

Contradictory Statements : Understanding the Legal Implications

Contradictory Statements In a bundle of truths, a lie will always be found within. Pinocchio told lies, and his nose grew. Unfortunately, liars in the courtroom may only be caught out by the inconsistent statements they make throughout a case. The challenge is for the jury and prosecution to find…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
19 Oct 2017

Speedy Criminal Justice in Dubai

Speedy Criminal Justice in Dubai William E. Gladstone once said in a public gathering that ‘justice delayed is justice denied.' But neither the person nor the concept was new to the anxious crowd. Regarding the person, Mr. Gladstone has served as the Prime Minister of United Kingdom more times than…

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ICJ Lawyers
29 Sep 2017

Diplomacy and International Court of Justice: An Analysis

DIPLOMACY AND INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE: AN ANALYSIS (Part I of II) ‘Peace comes at a price. And that price is diplomacy. We may all know who is paying the price, but sometimes, we cannot comprehend the amplitude of the price paid.’ {C}-        International Relations Department, STA Law Firm The…

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Lawyers in Bahrain
28 Sep 2017

Tackling Post Dated Cheques in Bahrain

Tackling Post-dated Cheques in Bahrain Can an instrument of payment be offered that ensures complete safety? The reality of the latter statement is an unlikely one. The law, however, does attempt to provide security where a payment transaction fails to do so. The nooks and crevices of such law must…

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Law Firms in Dubai
19 Sep 2017

The Dubai International Financial Centre & Its Jurisdiction

DIFC: A Jurisdictional Overview The DIFC courts exist as a jurisdictional island within the Dubai panorama. The Dubai International Financial Centre (the DIFC) Courts were established back in 2004 by His Highness, Dubai's ruler at the time, Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Providing an independent administration of justice in…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
22 Aug 2017

Threat - The Role of Coercion Under UAE Law

ThREAT - THE ROLE OF COERCION UNDER UAE LAW It is almost universally accepted, both in law and with consideration of morals that agreements entered into under coercion cannot, at all, be considered binding. Thus one is not obligated to keep, and the law will not enforce, a contract you undertake to…

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Lawyers in Dubai
29 Jul 2017

Court Side Justice

Court-Side Justice ‘You don’t go on bended-knee to petition the official culture for your rights. You have to take them.’ -Terrance McKenna Countries are not sustained, and their peoples are not stable where a superior judicial system is not in place. Achieving a system of justice is not possible unless…

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Healthcare Lawyers in Dubai UAE
14 Jul 2017

The New Medical Liability Law in the UAE: A New Horizon

The New Medical Liability Law in the UAE: A New Horizon “If people understood that doctors weren't divine, perhaps the odor of malpractice might diminish.” {C}-        Richard Selzer People seek the assistance of professionals with the view of obtaining expert advice on matters that are beyond their proficiency or expertise.…

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Top Best Criminal Lawyers in UAE
14 Jul 2017

Palpable Payments

Palpable Payments - Diya or Blood Money ‘Oh, no. It costs a lot more than your (own) life. To murder innocent people?’ -Suzanne Collins This article was authored by Reem Ali, with contributions and inputs from Abdel Ghany  Although globalization is advancing at the seams of the 21st century, it…

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Criminal Lawyers in Bahrain
24 Jun 2017

Careful Conscious - A look at Bahrain's Criminal Law

Careful Conscious - A look at Bahrain's Criminal Law It is, in fact, the ability to consciously use our brains that separate us, the human race, from other animals we term as ‘wild.’ This ability is perhaps celebrated, but also to be used carefully and with caution. This ability also paves the…

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Lawyers in Dubai
27 May 2017

Labeled Liable (Part II)

Labeled Liable Part II of II “Surround yourself with assets, not liabilities.” Introduction Liability is a billion-dollar word. Legally, socially and morally, all actions are subject to and governed by a sense of moderation. A civil liability claim and the concept of abatement go hand in hand since a claim…

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