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Nov
15
2016
Posted by James Berry & Associates

Common Misconceptions Surrounding Divorce in Dubai and England for Dubai Residents


Law
When an expat couple leaves the shores of England for the sunny beaches and tax free salary packages that Dubai has on offer, the idea of divorce is far away from their minds. Yet if we are honest wit....
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Nov
15
2016
Posted by James Berry & Associates

UAE Labour Law Terms Every Employee Needs to Know


Employment
THE UAE LABOUR LAW DEFINED The Federal Law No 8. Of 1980 is the legislation that governs UAE Labour Law. Given the huge number of expatriates employed in the UAE, it is significant to know some of the....
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Nov
6
2016
Posted by James Berry & Associates

Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year Award 2016


Law
The DIFC Courts’ Legal Gala dinner is held annually in Dubai to recognise and celebrate the achievements of lawyers and law firms, and in particular, those participating in the DIFC Courts’ Pro Bo....
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Oct
16
2016
Posted by James Berry & Associates

One Stop Shop for your UK Immigrant Needs


Law
Our team, Dee Popat (Head of Family) and Rohan Shinde (Paralegal) have a vast wealth of experience dealing with various UK related immigration matters, having dealt with immigration in the UK and Duba....
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Oct
6
2016
Posted by James Berry & Associates

Employment Department E-Bulletin-October 2016


Law
Case Law Update Pierre-Eric Daniel Bernard Lys v Elesco Limited In the DIFC Court of First Instance, it was held that the Employee was terminated without cause and therefore awarded payment of his unp....
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Oct
6
2016
Posted by James Berry & Associates

Marriage And Pregnancy In the UAE


Law
We all know that the UAE can sometimes be confusing in terms of paperwork and ensuring that everything obeys the law, but did you know the steps needed to register your child’s birth? What about a p....
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Sep
20
2016
Posted by James Berry & Associates

New Deadline announced – 30th June 2017


Law
The following information is applicable to a Limited Liability Company (LLC) in the United Arab Emirates Extension of deadline to amend your constitution As you may be aware from our previous newslett....
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Sep
19
2016
Posted by James Berry & Associates

DIFC Wills – A solution for Non-Muslim expats


Law
The position of Wills and Inheritance laws applicable to non-Muslims owning assets in the region was uncertain – that is until 3rd May 2015, when the DIFC opened its doors to the newly created Wills....
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Sep
19
2016
Posted by James Berry & Associates

Fortnightly Matrimonial Clinic


Law
We have pleasure in announcing our continuing 30 minutes free Matrimonial clinic* which will take place at our office fortnightly, on a Sunday morning. If you or anyone you know is experiencing family....
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Sep
19
2016
Posted by James Berry & Associates

UAE Labour Law Update September 2016


Law
Case Law Update  Pierre-Eric Daniel Bernard Lys vs ELESCO LIMITED DIFC Court of First Instance 14 July 2016 In the judgment the Claimant was entitled to payment of his unpaid salary, bonus and end o....
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Sep
19
2016
Posted by James Berry & Associates

To Prenup or not to Prenup


Law
Many have a misconception that Prenuptial agreements have a reputation of being a sign of a lack of trust, or a belief that the marriage will end soon. Dee Popat, our Head of Family Law Department at ....
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May
18
2016
Posted by James Berry & Associates

Everything You Need to Know About Family Law in Dubai


Law
Dubai is a fast growing city. Within two decades the landscape and population of the city have changed drastically. From a small port in the desert, Dubai is fast becoming the world’s luxury shoppin....
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