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Multi Labor contracts in the UAE

30th June 2019

Firas Salem

The labor relationship between an expatriate and a UAE employer may begin when the former is still in his/her home country, and this typically happens when the expatriate applies for a job in the UAE from abroad and receives an offer from the employer (Offer Letter).

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Wills for Non-Muslim Foreigners in the UAE

13th June 2019

Mohammad Khalil Zayan

The United Arab Emirates follows the Sharia Law regarding personal status and inheritance. In accordance with the legislation, UAE Courts abide by Sharia provisions when there is no will. This means that if a person dies and does not leave a will, the UAE Courts shall distribute his/her property and appoint guardians in accordance with the principles of Sharia. Sometimes, the distribution in accordance with the principles of Sharia has some unexpected effects on non-Muslim foreigners.

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Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in the UAE

21st May 2019

Authored by: Mohammad Khalil Zayan

The enforcement of a foreign judgment issued outside of the UAE could be attained by registering a civil case in front of the competent UAE courts. This article will provide an overview on the role of the UAE courts in enforcing foreign judgments and will shed light on the approach followed by Dubai Civil Courts in this regard.

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Invitation to director and manager's liabilities in the UAE Seminar

Authored by: Abboud Mardini

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The rapid change in the economy reflected in the fast proceeding of the New Arbitration Law

Authored by: Omar Al Satari

Following globalization, fast-changing market dynamics and in support of the country’s efforts to always be an exhaustive global groundbreaker that attracts foreign investors, multinational organizations, business leaders and innovators, the UAE has amended existing laws and introduced new ones to facilitate and speed up the process in resolving disputes based on international practices.

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Invitation to Termination & End of Service Seminar

7th March 2019 Dubai

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Foreign Direct Investment Law in line with the UAE Innovation Mission

Authored by: Bassel Ostwani

The United Arab Emirates is known to have one the of most advanced technological infrastructure on the global level. This enables the country to adopt the latest innovations in all sectors. In turn, foreign investors can guarantee that they avail sophisticated, innovative, cutting-edge technologies playing in their favor when venturing into the UAE. This includes telecommunication, transportation, sustainable energy and much more. Hence, it is important to introduce advanced investment legislations to make the best out of the advantages that the UAE offers as an investment hub.

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Invitation to FIDIC Contracts Workshop!

21st March 2017 Dubai

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Hussain Lootah & Associates Expands Moving to New Location

18 Apr 2016

Leading Emarati Firm Expands its Horizon by Entering into a Partnership with German Middle East Law Association (GERMELA)

Dubai – UAE – 18 April, 2016 – Hussain Lootah & Associates, one of the UAE’s most distinguished law firms, yesterday announced their move to a considerably larger, efficiently designed, modern and highly secured office space along with their new partners (GERMELA).

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Dr. Omar has recently published an article on Challenging an Arbitral Award on Jurisdiction under UAE Law

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Mr. Tareq Na’naa’h & Mr. Omar Satari, successfully completed the Certificate In Due Diligence

19 – 20 March 2014

Mr. Tareq Na’naa’h & Mr. Omar Satari, successfully completed the Certificate In Due Diligence Course 2: Legal Due Diligence last 19 – 20 March 2014, organized by IIR Middle East - Accredited from The George Washington University.

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HL&A has been invited to be one of the speakers during the Big 5 Exhibition

27th November 2013

HL&A has been invited to be one of the speakers during the Big 5 Exhibition – “How to Trade in the UAE” Seminar on 27th November 2013 at Dubai World Central, pertaining on the Overview of Distribution Agreements in the UAE.


HL&A has participated in the Annual Legal Gala Dinner organized by DIFC Courts on 25 October 2013 at Raffles Dubai

25 October 2013





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