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UAE Employment Law Training

About the event

This full-day training will be presented by international law firm Pinsent Masons, which will provide attendees with all that is needed to know about UAE Employment Law.

Pinsent Masons is a CLPD accredited training provider and all participants will be provided with a Pinsent Masons Diploma Certificate to confirm their attendance and participation.

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Event details


Almas Conference Centre, Almas Tower


8:30 AM - 4:00 PM, 12 Feb 2020


AED 630 (inclusive of VAT)

Additional Information


08:30 - 09:00


09:00 - 09:30

Employment in the UAE: Introduction

09:30 - 10:15

Case study 1: Recruitment and employment documentation

10:15 - 10:45

Coffee Break

10:45 - 11:15

Case study 2: Employment statutory and contractual benefits

11:15 - 11:45

Case study 3: Protecting your business

11:45 - 12:15

Employment terminations: introduction

12:15 - 13:15

Lunch Break

13:15 - 14:00

Small Group Case Study - Option 1 Small Group Case Study - Option 2
Employee grievances and whistleblowing Employee statutory and contractual benefits

14:00 - 14:30

Small Group Case Study - Option 1 Small Group Case Study - Option 2
Employee terminations for misconduct and poor performance Employee terminations for redundancy

14:30 - 15:00

Coffee Break

15:00 - 15:15

End of service gratuity: Calculation and examples

15:15 - 15:30

Employment litigation: Introduction

15:30 - 16:00

Round-up of learning points and questions



About Pinsent Masons

Pinsent Masons is a full-service international law firm headquartered in London, with offices across the Middle East, Asia, Australia, Africa and Europe.  We have over 1,700 lawyers worldwide and 23 offices in our network across the globe, each with a strong local presence and an excellent understanding of their proximate market.  Our lawyers work closely with our network of offices to advise on matters in all of our key global markets.  We combine these connections to give our client the benefits of our understanding of global trends and international best practice. 


Pinsent Masons in the Middle East

With its strategic location as a bridge between east and west, the Middle East is one of the fastest growing markets in the world and it is a key region for Pinsent Mason.  For more than 35 years we have been advising clients on commercial legal issues in this complex and exciting part of the world.  We advise clients on projects, construction and infrastructure, real estate, finance, corporate and commercial, dispute resolution, employment, technology, media and telecoms.

Our lawyers in the Middle East come from many countries and backgrounds. We operate in English and offer legal, business and cultural fluency in Arabic, French and other languages. Proficient in the Islamic Shari’ah legal system, our teams include specialists in particular regulatory environments, such as Iranian Shari’ah law.

We are closely connected with the wider business community across the region. From our offices in the UAE and Qatar as well as our associated office in Saudi Arabia, we have developed a network of preferred law firms, governments, regulators and other business stakeholders which spans the Middle East, North Africa and India.

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Almas Conference Centre