Is your current company delaying the cancellation of your work permit or do you wish to shift jobs? According to a recent Ministerial Decree published by the Ministry, you can now get in touch with the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization (MOHRE) to ask for the cancellation of your work permit in specific situations….

The process of the court-appointed trustees and inspectors follows the settlement of your bankruptcy application. The provisions to consider when dealing with a bankruptcy case are covered in our blog. Provisions of Bankruptcy Law in the UAE for Appointing Trustees        Article 82: This article of the bankruptcy law covers who the trustee can be,…

Introduction to the DIFC Trust The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) is a separate territorial jurisdiction within Dubai that has its law authority and is a part of Dubai. The DIFC Courts are not only an essential part of the Dubai Courts but also an aspect of the UAE’s federal legal system. Sheikh Mohammed bin…

On September 20, 2021, the federal government of the United Arab Emirates issued Decree-Law No. 45 of 2021 to protect personal data. As a result, the UAE’s regulatory environment has shifted dramatically, opening the way for the modernization of the economy and the digitization of emerging industries. The Emirates Data Office (the “Data Office”), which…

When parties work together on creative projects or R&D, complicated questions about IP ownership arise. If parties have worked and are unable to separate the results of their efforts, joint ownership of intellectual property may appear to be a simple and equitable solution. Legal risks, practical challenges, and barriers to full commercialization arise when parties…

Fair use is a legal exception to a creator’s rights allows certain copyrighted content to be used without the author’s permission. The fair use notion helps to avoid a stringent interpretation of copyright law. Which would be counterproductive to the basic aim of copyright, which is to encourage invention. Let’s take a look at Copyright…

It is very common for a landlord and their tenant to fall into a dispute, however, mostly a tenant and landlord have already included a clause for dispute resolution. A few of the processes include arbitration and mediation. A lawsuit can also be filed against either party by either party. These types of legal disputes…

Dubai is a metropolitan city, it houses many employment opportunities. These employment opportunities coupled with an attractive salary package attract the attention of many foreigners. However, any foreign citizen who wishes employment in Dubai must be aware of labor laws here in Dubai. The labor laws in Dubai are very different from the labor laws…

You may think that you do not need a lawyer but nothing could be further from the truth. Hiring a lawyer does not always mean that you have something to hide or you are facing a legal problem. Having a lawyer can serve multiple purposes. For instance, you may need a lawyer for consultation if…