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Lift Work Ban & Transfer of Ownership in UAE

Lifting Work Ban If you have a work ban (also known as visa ban or labour ban) and want to get lifted before it expires in 6 months or 1 year time, you should read further. If you want to lift work ban, provided that you will receive an NOC (no objection certificate) from the company who cancelled your labor card. Ministry of Labor will impose the ban when the employee leaves the sponsoring employer before the expiry of the labor card provided that the employer’s NOC is not accompanied with the cancellation/transfer request. Minister of Labor may also lift … Continue reading Lift Work Ban & Transfer of Ownership in UAE

Divorce in UAE

There are many expatriates in the United Arab Emirates and many of them are married and enjoying a married life here. Unfortunately, some of them want to part with their partner and want to file a divorce case against their partner. But they often wonder what law is applicable to their divorce, Sharia law or federal law, or the law of the country they were married to? This blog post is aimed at clearing those doubts. Well, the law applicable to divorces concluded in Dubai, is the UAE federal law, regardless of whether or not the couple or either party … Continue reading Divorce in UAE