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Meaning and Importance of Contracts in UAE

About the event

An exclusive seminar on the topic of “Meaning and Importance of Contracts”, which was organised in collaboration with HPL Yamalova & Plewka DMCC.

The seminar provided an understanding on the concept of due diligence in order to secure a sound contract and clarified procedural guidelines while explaining enforcement mechanisms of contracts in the U.A.E.  The session also presented case studies of strong and weak contracts as examples.

The event covered the following topics:

  • Relevant contract laws
  • Principles and the meaning of contracts in the U.A.E.
  • Importance of contracts
  • Examples of contracts
  • Provisions to include in contracts
  • Validity of contracts in courts
  • Enforcement of rights and obligations
  • Case studies and lessons learned

Event details


Almas Conference Centre


9:30am - 11:00am, 08 May 2018

Registration starts at 9:00am

Additional Information


Ludmila Yamalova – Lawyer / Managing Partner – HPL Yamalova & Plewka DMCC

Ludmila is the founder and Managing Partner of HPL Yamalova & Plewka DMCC, actively managing and practising since 2009.  She is a U.S. qualified attorney, licensed by the State Bar of California.  Ludmila has fifteen years of legal experience, six of which was in the Silicon Valley, plus three years of business experience in the same area.

Prior to moving to Dubai and setting up her practice, Ludmila was Associate General Counsel of a NASDAQ listed company in Silicon Valley, California – Finisar Corporation, a fibre optics company, managing high profile patent litigation and global corporate matters.

Before Finisar, Ludmila practised with DLA Piper in the San Francisco Bay area, specializing in intellectual property litigation and bankruptcy.

Ludmila also interned at Howrey Simon & White and Legal Strategies Group, both in the San Francisco Bay area.

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Almas Conference Centre