Join us for the DMCC Employment Law workshop on Tuesday 2 November 2021 at Almas Conference Centre.
This full-day workshop presented by international law firm Pinsent Masons will provide you with case studies and real-life examples on how the UAE employment law is applied in practice. Pinsent Masons is a CLPD accredited training provider and all delegates will receive a Pinsent Masons DMCC Employment Law Workshop Certificate. So, register now to earn your certificate for only AED 630 inclusive of VAT.
What you will cover:
Who should attend:
Office Managers, HR Managers/Executives and all DMCC members who wish to know how UAE employment law is applied in practice.
Don’t miss out - limited spaces available!
Almas Conference Centre, Ground Floor, Almas Tower
8:30am - 4:00pm, 02 Nov 2021
AED 630 inclusive of VAT
08:30 - 09:00
09:00 - 09:30
Employment in the UAE: Introduction
09:30 - 10:15
Case study examples - Recruitment and employment documentation
10:15 - 10:45
10:45 - 12:00
Employment statutory and contractual benefits
Protecting your business
Equal pay and non-discrimination provisions
Employment terminations: Introduction
12:00 - 13:00
13:00 - 14:00
Interactive case study 1: Employee grievances and whistleblowing
Interactive case study 2: Employee statutory and contractual benefits
14:00 - 14:30
Interactive case study 3: Employee terminations for misconduct and poor performance
Interactive case study 4: Employee terminations for redundancy
14:30 - 15:00
15:00 - 16:00
End of service gratuity: Calculation and examples
Employment litigation: Introduction
Key developments and hot topics to be aware of in the future
Round up of learning points and questions
PARTNER - HEAD OF MIDDLE EAST EMPLOYMENT PRACTICE
As head of the Pinsent Masons Middle East Employment Practice, Luke advises clients based in the United Arab Emirates and Gulf region on all aspects of employment and labour law issues.
Chambers describes Luke as being "praised by sources as a very experienced and capable lawyer. Other commentators add that he's proactive and definitely someone to watch. He regularly advises clients on contentious and non-contentious matters, including before the DIFC courts". Luke is ranked as a “Next Generation Lawyer” and an “Associate to Watch” by Legal 500 and Chambers respectively, and was awarded Young Lawyer of the Year at the 2017 DIFC Gala Dinner. Luke is ranked as a “Next Generation Lawyer” and an “Associate to Watch” by Legal 500 and Chambers respectively, and was awarded Young Lawyer of the Year at the 2017 DIFC Gala Dinner.
Luke assists clients on all aspects of the labour laws of the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain and Kuwait. Luke regularly presents to clients and HR professionals on a variety of employment law topics.
Michael is a UK Qualified solicitor who specialises in employment law, working in the UAE and advising on employment issues across a number of jurisdictions in the Middle East. Michael advises clients on compliance with the Federal Labour Law as well as the regulation in the free zones including the DIFC law in the Dubai International Finance Centre and the ADGM law in the Abu Dhabi Global Market. Michael works closely with the DMCC mediation team, assisting with training and the DMCC legal clinics.
Michael has experience advising on a wide number of employment-related issues including both contentious and non-contentious matters. In particular, Michael advises on employee relations, dismissals, employee litigation, contractual queries/disputes, breach of privacy/confidential information, restrictive covenants and also on large, multi-jurisdictional employment law projects across the Middle East, Europe and Asia.
Michael handles all aspects of employment law issues, including advising on:
Ruth is a UK qualified lawyer who specializes in advising companies in the GCC on their employment-related matters.
From the UK Ruth brings her in-depth knowledge of the unique mechanics of the volatile oil and gas arm of the energy sector.
Together with the energy industry, Ruth supports clients operating in a range of industry sectors including: healthcare; construction; technology; retail; hospitality; insurance; and, banking and finance.
Ruth advises clients on compliance with the Federal Labour Law as well as the regulation in the free zones including the DIFC law in the Dubai International Finance Centre and the ADGM law in the Abu Dhabi Global Market. Additionally, Ruth has experience working in the Qatar Financial Centre.
Through the team's network of international offices, Ruth supports clients on the application of mandatory employment law in different countries and the issues arising out of the operation of a multi-jurisdictional business staffed by a mobile workforce. n jurisdictions where we do not have a presence, Ruth works with preferred providers of legal services to ensure clients achieve the seamless service that they need.
Ruth advises clients on the wide-range of challenges business meet day-to-day. Examples of some of Ruth's work includes advising:
Almas Conference Centre