Webinar attendees got to know what are the main misconceptions associated with recruitment costs and employment policies, and what type of labour contract is right for their businesses.
Our webinar with experts from Dentons & Co. explored how your business can best manage recruitments, contracts and renewals in the UAE.
Attendees were able to get insights on a wide variety of topics including updates on employment law, withdrawing offer letters, probation period and much more.
Key topics included:
Online. Upon registration, you will receive details on how to join the webinar.
11:00am - 12:00pm, 28 Apr 2021
REGIONAL HEAD OF EMPLOYMENT – MIDDLE EAST, DUBAI
DENTONS & CO.
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.
His 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 local legislation.
He also has extensive experience advising on terminations and the visa cancellation process, and specializes in running complex disciplinary procedures from commencement through to completion.
ALI AL ASSAAD
LEGAL MANAGER, DUBAI
DENTONS & CO.
Ali is a legal manager in Dentons’ Dubai office. He is a member of the Employment and the Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice groups.
Ali’s focus is on litigation before the local courts, negotiations and amicable settlements. His practice includes real estate disputes, debts default, breach of contracts and abuse of rights. He also advises corporates on employment contracts, policies and various employment disputes. He also participated in drafting the DIFC Presidential Directive No. 4 of 2020 in respect of COVID-19 emergency employment measures, and the DMCC Employment Guidelines during the COVID-19 Precautionary Measures Period.
Ali is bilingual and, is therefore, able to provide advice to a wide range of clients, based on his first-hand experience of litigation before the local courts
SENIOR MANAGER - EVENTS AND PARTNERSHIPS
Samer Merhi is the Senior Manager - Events and Partnerships 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.