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About Khairallah Legal

Khairallah Advocates & Legal Consultants, a law firm based in Dubai, is one of the leading Law firms in UAE. We have some of the best lawyers in Dubai and provide excellent legal assistance in various areas. Please check out our law practice areas page for more details. Should you require any legal assistance, feel free to contact us.

Happy New Year from Khairallah Advocates & Legal Consultants

Dear Our Valued Clients, New year comes to give us a fresh hope for a better future and success, New Year gives us dream for that, we will face challenges with confidence. On New Year’s Day and every day may your dreams and hopes succeed with the blessings of God. Thank you for your support. It has been a pleasure helping you reach your goals, and we look forward to serving you again in the New Year. On the occasion of New Year’s, our offices will remain closed on Wednesday 01st of January 2014. Work will be resumed on Thursday … Continue reading Happy New Year from Khairallah Advocates & Legal Consultants

Dubai to host World Expo 2020

Yesterday, 27th Novermber 2013, would be marked with golden ink in the history of United Arab Emirates as Dubai was voted winner of the World Expo 2020 bid, by a huge margin, at the 154th BIE General Assembly in Paris. The UAE received 116 votes out of a total of 165. Dubai to host World Expo 2020 Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Higher Committee on Hosting the World Expo 2020 in Dubai tweeted from Paris: “I would like to congratulate #UAE President, @HHShkMohd & the people of #UAE on winning Expo 2020.” Dubai is hosting World … Continue reading Dubai to host World Expo 2020

We are a winner of Dubai SME 100 award

Khairallah Advocates & Legal Consultants, one of the leading Law firms in Dubai, has received the SME 100 Dubai award for its performances during the period 2012-2013. Dubai SME 100 is a bi-yearly premier ranking of Dubai’s 100 top performing Small to Medium Enterprise, launched by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Establishment for SME Development (Dubai SME). Khairallah Advocates & Legal Advocates has been selected among the SME100 Dubai Khairallah Advocates & Legal Consultants came at the 100th position of SME100 2013 and are the only legal company in the list. A detailed look at the SME100 report card shows Khairallah … Continue reading We are a winner of Dubai SME 100 award

Free Legal Consultation & Ramadan Wishes

Ramadan Kareem Khairallah Advocates & Legal Consultants wishing all residents of UAE a Peaceful & Blessed Ramadan. FREE Legal Consultation On this auspicious occasion, we are happy to announce that we are providing legal consultation FREE of cost for everyone in UAE during the sacred month of Ramadan. We provide legal consultation in the following practice areas and more: Civil & Commercial Litigation Criminal Litigation Corporate & Commercial Law Maritime Law Establishment & Company Formation Employment Law Mediation & Arbitration Dispute Resolution & Settlement For more information, please check the Practice Areas section on our website. Please contact us if … Continue reading Free Legal Consultation & Ramadan Wishes

Media Obscenity

Media Obscenity is an important thing to tackle as the effect could be huge. The aspect of media law which the author is intending to discuss in this article regards the law of Obscenity. It is a rather complex area of law in the Common Law jurisdiction (especially in the United Kingdom) but it is rather interesting in the way in which it draws a distinction between what is, and what is not obscene. Media Obscenity in UK The benchmark case that heavily contributed to the interpretation of the topic in the early stages of its enactment was in the … Continue reading Media Obscenity

Issues with penalty for cheque bounce

Cheque bounce issues are very common in U.A.E just like anywhere else. Khairallah Advocates & Legal Consultants, Law firm in Dubai, have dealt with a lot of criminal cases due to bounced cheques. As mentioned in our other blogarticle related to Bounced cheques, the law surrounding penalizing individuals for issuing bounced cheques is very clear on the point that one will be sentenced to detention or to a fine, if he or she draws a cheque, in bad faith, without sufficient funds. In practice, this means that at the time of writing the cheque the drawee, namely the person writing … Continue reading Issues with penalty for cheque bounce

Employee Harassment

Employee harassment is one of the most common complaints heard in any part of the world. While some countries like United Kingdom ensure any kind of harassment or bullying against employees is prohibited under Law, the same can’t be said about the United Arab Emirates. Protection from harassment in the U.K In the United Kingdom, under S26 of the Equality Act 2010, an employer can be vicariously liable for harassment and bullying caused by their employees. This liability extends to harassment by one employee against another as well as third parties harassing any person in the work place. In order … Continue reading Employee Harassment

We Support Dubai’s candidacy to host World Expo 2020

Khairallah Advocates & Legal Consultants, a Dubai based Law firm, has announced its full support for Dubai’s candidacy to host the World Expo 2020. Held every five years over a period of six months, World Expos attract millions of visitors. The World Expo aims to promote the development of the world economy, culture, science and technology. The expo has never previously been held in the Middle East, Africa and South East Asia. Khairallah Advocates & Legal Consultants will integrate the official ‘Expo 2020 Dubai, UAE Candidate City’ logo in its corporate email signatures and official correspondence to express full support … Continue reading We Support Dubai’s candidacy to host World Expo 2020

Cheque Bounce law in UAE & defending bounced cheque lawsuits

Bounced Cheque is a crime Bounced cheque is a crime of misdemeanour, that is to say that that the punishment for the bounced cheque may be imprisonment for a definite/fixed term depending on the facts and circumstances of each case. The imprisonment may be coupled with a fine anything between 1,000 – 30,000 Dhs. And here comes the obvious question, Is there a defense to the bounced cheque? Yes, there are defenses to the crime of bounced cheque. Before going to the defenses to the bounced cheque, let me shortly explain the general nature of the crime of a bounced … Continue reading Cheque Bounce law in UAE & defending bounced cheque lawsuits

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