Legal Insights

  • How Does Divorce For Non-Muslims Work?

    Over 80% of the UAE population comprise of expats, many of whom are non-Muslims. But divorce for non-Muslims cases in the UAE are generally govern...
  • Defamation In UAE

    It might seem like an innocent joke or an off-the-cuff quip, but an insult is an insult. If you insult someone in the UAE you may find yourself in very hot water. The following info is related to defamation laws within the UAE.
  • Bounced Cheques In UAE

    Bounced cheques are still a very common challenged faced by individuals and companies in the UAE. With electronic transfer payments having been introduced in the country only in recent years, one of the more traditional banking activities still being followed by corporations and individuals in UAE is the practice of issuing cheques.
  • Cutting Back on Fraud: The Enforcement of UAE Judgments in India

      On the 17th January 2020, the Ministry of Law and Justice in India declared the UAE as a “Reciprocating Territory” for the purposes of enforcing...
  • Influencer License

    ​In March 2018, the UAE National Media Council (NMC) issued the long-awaited Electronic Media Regulation (“Regulation”) governing the Influencer L...
  • Mortgage

    We often require loans from banks and other financial institutions. However, lenders routinely demand security for providing monetary assistance t...
  • Tenancy

    In Dubai and Abu Dhabi, residents who do not own their own homes spend, on average, over 40 percent of their annual income on rent. Given the hig...
  • Travel Ban In The UAE

    Travel Ban Info For The UAE The UAE is a cosmopolitan hub of trade and commerce in the MENA region. The country’s strong rule of law and high livi...
  • Ending Violence Against Women with the New UAE Domestic Violence Policy

    In November of last year, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai and UAE Prime Minister approved a new “no tolerance” policy on dome...
  • Divorce under Sharia in the United Arab Emirates

    In the UAE, divorce cases may be adjudicated in accordance with a foreign law, such as the law of the spouses’ home country or the law which gove...
  • How to Manage Debt Claims Part One: Settlements and Pre-Litigation

    COVID-19 has applied the brakes to much of the economic activity taking place worldwide. Unfortunately, many debtors are using the unstable econom...
  • The Stability of Employment Contracts During COVID-19

    08 April 2020 As the spread of COVID-19 worldwide cases continue to climb, the UAE government has undertaken measures to prevent the spread of the...