DIFC Employment Law

DIFC Employments Law’s new Amendments Explained

Changes to the DIFC Employment Law serve to clarify ambiguities regarding the existing law and will increase the financial centre’s attractiveness. Bradley Moran, elaborates on the latest amendments to Dubai International Financial Centre’s Employment Law and what they mean for the hub’s employees and employers.   Notable changes for all DIFC employers and employees include: Seconded…

Employment Law – An Overview

When it come to UAE employment law, Federal Law No. 8/1980 (also know as the UAE Labour Code) or the Law Regulating Labour Relations the main law governing employee-employer relations in the private sector in the UAE. This law outlines the key employment aspects including working hours, annual leave and public holidays, sick leave, the…

Employment Law

Employment Law Overview As a melting pot of different cultures, the Middle East can be a challenging environment in terms of employment ethics and regulations. International companies drawn to the region by the enticing investment opportunities can soon discover that what works perfectly well from an HR perspective in other territories, does not comply with…

Legal 500: UAE Litigation Chapter 2021

Originally published as a Country Specific Q&A on Legal 500, Partner, Abdullah Ishnaneh provides an overview of litigation laws and regulations applicable in UAE, answering such questions as: What are the main methods of resolving commercial disputes?     The main method of resolving commercial disputes is litigation before the local courts. However, there are other means…