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Professional Negligence Law Review - UAE Chapter

This Chapter is the cornerstone for claims for professional negligence in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Gross negligence is not defined in the UAE Civil Code; however, the wording of Article 383 of Federal Law No. 5 of 1985 on the Civil Transactions Law of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) indicates if the conduct is beyond what a reasonable person would exercise, there is an argument that it may constitute gross negligence.

The UAEchapter of Professional Negligence Law Reviewis written bylocal experts in the jurisdiction and discussesthe legal framework of the professional negligence in the UAE, touching on key points, which include:the limitation and prescription, dispute resolution, remedies and losses. The chapter explains which laws and regulations governcertainprofessions in the UAE, and how it impacts the different industry sectors.

Read the full UAE Chaptercontributed by Michael Kortbawi and Adam Tighe
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