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COVID 19 - Employment Law Update

About the event

How can you best manage employee performance and maintain productivity? Our insightful webinar with DWF Middle East focused on managing performance and conduct in the workplace.

Experts gave advice on how to implement constructive policies and procedures at your workplace.

Topics include:

  • Policies and procedures
  • Disciplinary procedures
  • Performance management procedures
  • Common HR pitfalls

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Event details

Where

Online. Upon registration, you will receive details on how to join the webinar.

When

11:00AM - 12:00PM, 11 Nov 2020

Webinar Facilitator

SAMER MERHI
SENIOR MARKETING MANAGER - EVENTS

DMCC

SAMER MERHI

Samer Merhi is the Senior Marketing Manager of Events at DMCC, the world’s leading Free Zone and Government of Dubai Authority on commodities trade and enterprise.

Joining DMCC in 2012, Samer is responsible for delivering the organisation’s event programme in line with corporate marketing strategy and business objectives.

Technically knowledgeable and professionally qualified, Samer forges strategic relationships with partners around the world to deliver an ever-growing DMCC calendar of events both physical and virtual.

In a career spanning 15 years, Samer has managed some of the region’s largest and high-profile live events and conferences, as well as diplomatic meetings and industry gatherings.


Speaker

SHIRAZ SETHI

REGIONAL MANAGING PARTNER & CO-HEAD OF EMPLOYMENT

DWF

SHIRAZ SETHI

Shiraz is highly rated for his contentious and non-contentious employment work and advises multinationals and local companies on all aspects of UAE Labour Law and DIFC Employment Law issues. He is recognised as “one to watch” by Chambers and Partners.

Shiraz's practice covers both contentious and non-contentious employment matters. From a non-contentious perspective, he regularly advises on offer letters, employment, consultancy and secondment contracts; provides advice on immigration and visa requirements; medicals and certification of documents, and frequently reviews employee handbooks and company policies to ensure they are updated and in accordance with the local legislation.

He also has extensive experience advising on terminations and the visa cancellation process and specialises in running complex disciplinary procedures from commencement through to completion. Shiraz also works closely with local counsel filing claims with the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation and is a frequent user of the DIFC Courts Small Claims Tribunal and the DIFC Court of First Instance.


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