Hassan Elhais

Hassan Elhais

Member since: September 23, 2019
Total live articles: 141

Dr. Hassan Elhais, along with his team of legal consultants and prominent local lawyers across the UAE, has made a name for himself as a renowned specialist in the fields of civil law, company incorporation, construction law, maritime law, banking law, criminal law, family law, inheritance law, and arbitration.

Recent Articles by Hassan Elhais

What is the Statement of Jurisdiction for a Civil Suit for Defamation?

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The UAE cabinet had recently adopted an amendment to the commercial companies act that allows for hundred per cent foreign ownership of companies in the UAE. These changes are now in effect sta...

Filing for Divorce, Here is the Checklist

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The Personal Status Court in Dubai deals with divorce matters for both Emiratis and ExpatsThe divorce process in Dubai is usually straightforward and involves the steps of counselling, settleme...

What Is Your Defense Against Charges Of Forgery In UAE?

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The criminal act of forgery has often been glamorized in movies and crime series as a huge corporate crime. Nevertheless, charges against forgery are extremely complex and require significant evide...

What You Should Know Before Filing Divorce in UAE?

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The family unit is certainly not a static establishment. In ongoing decades, marriage rates have fallen severely, and separation rates have increased, and the characterizing qualities of marriage...

Oil and Gas Industry in UAE Facing the Wrath Of Coronavirus

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Oil and Gas sector in UAE holds the biggest share in the economy and without a doubt this sector has been majorly impacted by the global pandemic. The activities in oil and gas sector were somewh...

Can You Terminate A Sale-Purchase Agreement in UAE?

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A sale and purchase agreement (SPA) is a most utilized contract/agreement in language in business exchanges particularly in the land division. So as to settle an arrangement of either a property ...

Covid-19 Impact On Debt Collection in UAE

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It is certainly an arduous exercise and shocking to ascertain the overall impact of coronavirus on the life of the individuals and the economy of the world. We have experienced and are continuous...

Activities that can Constitute Cybercrime in UAE

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The statement having a dual personality somehow seems more relevant to the evolution of technology. It isn't easy to differentiate between the real and virtual life of an individual nowadays, t...

Unable To Perform Business Activity Due To Covid-19- Can You Claim Reduction ...

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The force with which the global pandemic is flaring up and the reaction to it has heightened the concerns or disputes between the lessor and lessee in UAE. It is protected to state that landown...

Immigration Updates In Uae During The Pandemic

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Day after day we are experiencing a new difficulty as we move towards the end of the year 2020 and we are coming stronger than ever and so is the government of every country by implementing rul...

Caught At The Airport With Drugs - What To Do?

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Criminal Lawyers of Dubai have experienced multiple cases in the past decade as clients usually neglect the fact that they are carrying narcotic substances and thereafter face strict penalties in t...

Covid-19- Trademark Registration Fees Reduced By Ministry Of Economy

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Recently, the recent uproar was regarding the exodus of Migrant workers who decided to walk miles to reach their native homes while the government of India imposed Lock down in the country due ...

How Is Data Being Protected in UAE?

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In late 2019, the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) of UAE confirmed the issuance of a national cybersecurity strategy in order to follow the data protection policies under the Genera...

Covid-19 Impact on Construction Contracts In UAE

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It is indeed impossible to ignore the impact of COVID-19 on construction sector, especially in UAE which has lately been the hub for investors investing huge amount in construction industry. ...

New Updates on Criminal Law During Covid19 In UAE

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The continuous COVID-19 pandemic has prompted an incredible number of changes to the manner in which we work, mingle and socially connect. The criminal justice framework is nowhere different from...

How Can You File A Criminal Case For Theft in UAE?

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The criminal act of theft is characterized as the physical confiscation of an item that can be stolen from the owner without his or her consent and with the aim of denying the proprietor of it ...

What If You File Civil Case For Cheque First?

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Cases concerning cheque bounce is one of the UAE top searches on the internet and I am sure my readers are very well versed with the consequences of issuing cheque which can be dishonored or wh...

The Impact Of Covid 19 On Arbitration in UAE

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Apart from whatever else is happening around the world be it natural calamity or political issues, everyone as of now is concerned mostly about the pandemic and its severe impact worldwide. The...

Beware Before Changing Share Capital Through Side Agreement

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Often the primary step of all expatriates investing in UAE through setting up a corporation in UAE is arranging a partnership with a UAE local who will then hold 51% shareholding in such Limited ...

Covid-19 Update for Residents Returning to UAE

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Coronavirus has set an unprecedented threat to society, lifes human beings, and the economy of the world. However, the government in most countries have resorted to the traditional ways of...

Murder of an Indian Couple in Dubai

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As devastating as it sounds, the couple could not survive the horrific accident; however, their daughters were able to escape the dreadful incident even after sustaining severe injuries. The poli...

Can you file a claim with a copy of an original cheque?

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This is in accordance withArticle 401of the UAE Penal Code stating that: a person who issue a cheques with a bad intention and knowing that he did not possess sufficient funds or withdraws the...

DIFC Insolvency Law in UAE Amidst Covid 19

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We all have been witnessing major steps taken by the government of UAE in order to prevent negative impact of coronavirus on our economy. COVID-19 has just made wide-scale interruption to vario...

What should you consider before swapping the old cheque?

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It has been lately noticed that due to commercial requirements there might be a possibility of swapping the cheques and for some alternate reasons, although there is an agreement for swapping, th...

Can Corona virus Impact Mergers And Acquisitions in UAE?

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With coronavirus causing economic turmoil, destructing many businesses, most importantly severe health concerns and is now raising up to causing sincere concerns in mergers and acquisition transa...

Coronavirus Impact on Arbitration Agreements

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Presently the whole wide world is concerned about the impact of coronavirus on the economy and certain other specific sectors, wherein the impact on arbitration agreements would be today's discus...

Can Employees Return To Work In Dubai?

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If you are reading this article written byEmployment Lawyers of Dubai, we presume you are most probably an employer who is willing to re-open his facility to get things started again, during t...

Tax Enforcement Laws in UAE During Covid-19

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Multiple measures have been taken by the government of UAE to impede the impact of corona virus in health and economic altogether. The UAE Federal Government has declared certain nationwide impro...

Remote Attestation Amidst Covid-19 in UAE

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As the business effect of the COVID-19 emergency mounts, pioneers in each industry are moving desperately to secure workers and companys flexibility. Governments are preparing to shield residents...

Punishment For IT Crimes In UAE

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The interest for Internet and PC network has prompted the incorporation of Internet innovation into items that have normally worked without it. In this century, we are end-to-end connected with e...

5 Things To Remember Before Signing MOU in UAE

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Buying property, investing in a company or concluding a partnership a memorandum of understanding (MOU) is a document that is usually taken for granted and a lot of information entailed in thos...

Your Attested Marriage Certificate Might Not Be Valid In UAE Courts

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The foregoing statement can be witnessed in different judgments issued by the courts of UAE in divorce cases of foreign residents filed before the courts of UAE, wherein one of such judgments w...

Corporate Solutions For Businesses In Covid19 Situation in the UAE

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The COVID-19 pandemic is certainly a revelation to all organizations and the economy per se. As the circumstance changes quickly, it is basic for organizations to design their alleviation techniq...

General Guidelines to be Taken into Consideration if the Court Ask Parties in...

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The vast majority of family court cases may have recourse to witness testimony, which can be very determinative to the outcome of the case. The type of evidence witnesses are permitted to offer t...

Are You Planning To Sign E-Contract During The Pandemic

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The current situation poses a great question to the businesses as to how they are signing contracts or documents in the current situation. The obvious answer is through electronic means or electr...

The Law Protecting Consumers in UAE

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The availability of the web is expanding quickly these days, permitting the decision of a huge number of online international consumer agreements. Most national enactments took care of customer a...

Imprisonment For Spreading Coronavirus in UAE

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We are obviously confronting a very dubious situation such as lockdowns, shut down of many businesses, travel restrictions, social distancing, no-human contact have immediately become world's rea...

UAE Arbitration Institutes on Outbreak of Coronavirus

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Impact of COVID-19 has the left the world speechless, yet every country and its major organizations are coping with the pandemic to ensure the flow of the economy and maintaining the importance o...

Covid-19 Update On Credit Cards Payment In UAE

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As the world keeps on responding and adjusting to the well-being, social status, monetary difficulties welcomed on by the quick spread of corona virus illness 2019 (COVID-19), organizations are c...

What is the Legal Position Of A Pre-Nuptial Agreement In UAE?

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Marriage is considered as a sacred event preluded with love, bliss, and joy until it comes to an end abruptly through a divorce, leaving behind bitterness over financial and custody matters. It a...

Impact on Working Hours during Ramadan Due to Covid-19

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Federal Law number 8 of 1980 on UAE Labor Law governs all major issues with regards to employment in the private sector of UAE, including, but not limited to the working hours of the employees. ...

2020 Ramadan Etiquettes in Amidst Covid-19

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The month of Ramadan is considered the holiest month as per the Hijri Calendar as Muslims around the world are obliged to undergo fasting according to the timetable. As most of us, residing in...

Can You Use Whatsapp Messages As Evidence In UAE Courts?

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I will Whatsapp you the details, is a commonly used statement as Whatsapp is a frequently used online platform compared to any other electronic communication platform. With a constant increas...

Did You Issue the Cheque in Bad Faith?

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Even being a part of the statistically advanced country, a bank cheque is still the most used and reliable mode of payment even though in comparison to cash or wire transfer, funds payable throug...

How To Protect Yourself As A Consumer?

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Consumer protection has recently gained much consideration in one of the principal territories. The protection granted to shield buyers against corrupt practices of sellers in all phases of distr...

What If It Was Your Fault In A Personal Injury Claim

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Damages in personal injury claims are directly proportional to the negligence of the defendant. However, can you claim damages if it was your fault and not the other party? As simple as that, in...

What All You Should Know About Bankruptcy Law Of UAE?

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The new Bankruptcy Law (Federal Law Number 9 of 2016) is seen as a strategically improved law in comparison with previous insolvency laws. Having said that the Bankruptcy Law so far covers the fo...

Are You A Victim Of Domestic Violence?

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Abusive behaviour at home is a worldwide issue crossing national boundaries just as financial, social, and racial issues. This issue isn't just broadly scattered, yet its rate of such activity is...

How To File Claim For Medical Malpractice?

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However, the law lacked in providing an explicit guideline or procedure to initiate such claims before the relevant authorities in UAE. Following the issuance of Medical Liability Law, many strug...

What Is The Timeline For Filing Court Cases In UAE?

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Civil Lawyers of Dubai often receive a query regarding time limit to file court cases in UAE Courts in matters of civil claim, cheque bounce, criminal cases or appeal in the foregoing cases. He...

Covid-19 Impact On Rental Contracts In UAE

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The administration of UAE is undertaking brisk activities to make consoling commotions for helping may organizations registered within the UAE. Several free-zone authorities are issuing significa...

Defamation on Social Media Platform

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It seems like every other morning, unless, your social media platform was overnight filled with defamatory remarks and comments, not being true. Obviously, you are an immediate victim of defamati...

Can a child be held criminally liable?

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Compos Mentis is one amongst the other significant elements in establishing criminal accountability. Mental ability and discernment are developed as an individual grows and attains a specific ag...

Can i sue my employer for wrongful termination?

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On the off chance that you have recently been terminated from your employment with or without reasons and you might ponder whether your employer was within his rights to terminate you. What's mor...

Are you struggling with Trademark Infringement?

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Trademark infringement is the unapproved utilization of a trademark or administration mark (or a significantly comparative imprint) on related merchandise and ventures. The success of a claim to ...

What Are Your Legal Rights Under Sexual Harassment Cases?

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In spite of being illicit for the greater part of a century, inappropriate behaviour or sexual harassment remains today the unavoidable type of violence against women, regularly incorporating diffe...

How can you obtain long-term residence visa in UAE?

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From this day onwards, Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship will accept applications for issuing long term visa without a sponsor for some categories of residents that is investors, bus...

Can Impact of Coronavirus be a Force Majeure Event?

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Cancellation of all events, temporary closure of most business units, mandatory lockdown and restrictions on local and international travel, not exactly how we all were presuming 2020 to be! The ...

Is Forex Trading Legal In UAE

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UAE offers innumerable opportunities for foreign companies to trade in forex, CFD and binary options. Being one of the pertinent financial centers in the Middle East, Dubai and the other Emirates...

What If Someone Files A Fake Cheque Case Against You?

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Have you been in a situation where you issued a cheque, however, later paid the cheque amount in cash to the beneficiary but, the beneficiary failed to return the cheque or refuses to return the ...

Who can own Property in Dubai?

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We all are aware that Dubai is most appreciated Emirate among the nation because of contemporary architect. World’s rich explorers consider visiting Dubai because of sumptuous experience it o...

Do you know how to terminate a commercial contracts

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No wonder, the concerned subject has been discussed by Lawyers in Dubai on numerous occasions. Yet, the frequency of contractors who are unaware of the rights and repercussions of terminating a...

Measures of UAE Ministry Of Labor To Curb Spread Of Coronavirus

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UAE Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization (MOHRE) has recently issued new Ministerial Resolution number 279 of the 2020 concerning Employment stability for non-national employees working ...

Extradition treaty between UAE and India

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It is a formal demand sent by one nation to another through diplomatic routes, for the latter to surrender the person who has committed the offence in the requesting country to their authorities....

Can you terminate your commercial agent?

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The expansion of multinational companies is always either through incorporating a subsidiary or associating with a local distributor or a commercial agent in any jurisdiction. UAE is a standout a...

How Long Will Personal Injury Claims Take In UAE

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Legal Consultants of Dubai often been asked this question regarding the length of personal injury claims before the competent court which is very unpredictable and depends on certain factors deta...

5 simple legal steps for debt collection in UAE

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The concept of debts can be traced from the time of the barter system, where people use to exchange goods and services. What if either party fails to deliver the promised goods in exchange of goo...

Do you want to file a case for theft?

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Theft involves obtaining someone else's property with the intention of depriving the other person permanently from such movable property without their consent. Stealing money, accepting stolen go...

Why are arbitrators not criminally liable

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Out of danger, are they really? The article by Criminal Lawyers in Dubai will discuss the not so much liability of arbitrators in UAE in accordance with the recent amendment in the laws pertain...

New Manual Issued For Family Cases in Abu Dhabi

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It is affirmed under Article 1 of the Manual that all competent court or authorities dealing with personal matters shall adhere with the provisions of the Manual, and any contradicting order or d...

What You Should Know About Freelancing In Dubai?

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Freelancing is for individual investors who are seeking self-employment and do not wish for full-time employment under a boss. Ergo, many people are coming up with their own business ideas to be ...

What are Do's and Don'ts of tweeting

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Moral etiquettes, if crossed leads to trouble regardless of the platform. Then don't be startled when people face trial due to what they wrote on social media especially in UAE where moral turp...

Will Company Be Liable Is Manager Issue Personal Cheque to Debtors?

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A manager of a company is considered as its face bearing an extensive range of responsibilities despite the commitments and obligations mentioned in the Companies Law of UAE. Yet, the law does no...

Don't Miss Out New Electronic Insurance Policies In UAE

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A few manage to attract you and subsequently, millions of mobile applications are available to offer insurance policies, compare insurance prices and provide you with tailor-made insurance produc...

Are you aware of New Electronic Arrests In UAE?

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The Law offers temporary detention than imprisonment for offenders in minor offences or other related offences. The concerned Law is in line with the new Penal Code of UAE (Federal Decree-Law num...

Can Your Ex-Husband Claim Custody If You Are Remarried?

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Divorce is indeed a very delicate matter, and if children are involved, it should be dealt with the utmost care and conscious. Family Lawyers of Dubai herein wishes to address this reoccurring is...

Think Before Spreading Rumours About Corona Virus In UAE

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Originated in a small city Wuhan of China, Coronavirus has now caused serious perturbation globally. On 30 January 2020, the Director-General of World Health Organization confirmed the out-break ...

No Restriction to Have Local Shareholder

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Yes, you read it correctly! UAE government, in line with the New Foreign Direct Investment Law (Federal Law Number 19 of 2018) has finally announced the relaxation for almost 122 business act...

Learn About The New Insolvency Law of UAE

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New Insolvency or Bankruptcy law for individuals has recently received quite a lot of attention from foreign expatriates living in UAE. The Cabinet of UAE has lately sanctioned a federal law ...

Let us Have a Look at New Amendments in UAE Family Law

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As we progress towards 2020, UAE government has issued some significant amendments in UAE Family law, especially towards divorce and custody cases by virtue of Federal Law Number 8 of 2019 am...

What are the penalties for theft?

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Theft is an unlawful way of taking and expelling another’s property with the intent of keeping it without his consent. It is likewise alluded to as stealing and can be categorized into the foll...

5 Ways To Prevent Extradition Requests

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Extradition can be described as a sequence of change documents through diplomatic channels between authorities seeking handover of an alleged criminal who committed a crime in the requested state...

Is It Necessary To Attend Family Guidance Committee Before Filing Divorce

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Family Lawyers of Dubai have been frequently asked about the procedure for filing divorce and the importance of registering the case primarily before Family Guidance Committee. Therefore, I decid...

Criminal Lawyers Update on Anti-Money Laundering Laws

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In fall of October last year, UAE government promulgated Federal Decree-Law number 20 of 2018 concerning Anti-Money Laundering and Combatting of Financing Terrorism, hereinafter mentioned as Anti...

When should you hire a personal injury lawyer

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Someone's negligence is someone's loss, but that loss often leads to the right of seeking compensation. On off chance, if you have ever been injured due to someone's negligent act which can be th...

Update on Ownership of Common Property Law in Dubai

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As apparent from Dubai infrastructure, innumerable properties are developed to accommodate multiple proprietors within the same building owing personally occupied unit and a common area owned joi...

Tips on new Foreign Direct Investment Law

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On 23 September 2018, HH the president of UAE issued Federal Law Number 19 of 2018 the Foreign Direct Investment Law or the Law moderating the constraints imposed on foreign ownership within UAE....

6 Notable Points to Consider Before Signing A Contract

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There is a lot of discrepancy and ambiguity in those pages which can sometimes be negligible to common eyes. A careful conscious is pertinent for reviewing any or every provision of the contract ...

Never ignore intention of parties

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It is presumed that this statement of Chief Justice Erie does not expressly states or confirms with the law. Nevertheless, the freedom to contract in the recent era has been the fetish of our law...

UAE and South Africa Extradition Treaty

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The treaty will enable the countries to help each other in criminal investigation and prosecution of crimes through mutual collaboration and extradition of accused hiding in either of the country...

How can you obtain long-term residence visa in UAE

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From this day onwards, Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship will accept applications for issuing long term visa without a sponsor for some categories of residents that is investors, bus...

What are your legal rights under sexual harassment

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This obstinate and malignant relies on pervasive behaviour and beliefs embedded in our society supporting maltreatment against women. How does a civilized society condone such behaviour? What can...

How to terminate construction contracts

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Contractual relationship may come to an end; the trust may vanish and, in the troublesome financial atmosphere, organizations or people can be declared bankrupt. Thus, the clause allowing either ...

Do FIDIC rule apply in construction contracts in UAE

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FIDIC has a different category known as Rainbow suite for varied projects or contracts. The suite includes Res book for building and engineering works, a yellow book for design-build, a silver bo...

How do legal consultants in Dubai see cryptocurrency

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Financial consultants, bankers and investors usually fail to understand the true concept behind investment in cryptocurrency, and yet we cannot blame them for unsolicited information available th...

What all to consider before signing sale purchase agreement in Dubai

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With a persistent variation in the property prices, the buyers are climbing the bandwagon to earn profits on investment. The developers are equally or slightly more beneficial from such a trend. ...

What are legal responsibilities of bail guarantor in UAE?

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Ordinarily, the arrestees are kept in detainment for a certain period or until the public prosecutor finishes the investigation. However, in other cases, the arrestee can be released on bail, whi...

Criminal Liability for Medical Negligence

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The pith of criminal law depends on two elements Actus Reus and Mens Rea derived from the legal maxim actus non facit reum nisi mens sit rea which means no act is punishable without a guilty mind...

What are the rights and obligation of owners association?

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The complexity and challenges faced by the mixed-use community (joint owners) have witnessed tremendous growth as compared to single-use projects. The answer for how to create a successful and we...

Points to remember when enforcing foreign judgement

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UAE legislative framework empowers courts to enforce judgments issued by foreign courts under specific conditions. This is in accordance with Article 21 of the Federal Law Number 11 of 1992 conc...

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What is Corporate Criminal Liability?

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Do you know how to terminate a commercia...

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