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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.

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

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