As the largest dedicated employment group of its kind in any law firm in the Middle East, we have built a reputation for providing the most relevant and comprehensive legal advice available, for the most thorough regional coverage and for a celebrated track record. Our clients include a large number of multinationals, government-owned entities, local companies and other law firms both locally, regionally and internationally.

This standing has been achieved through our extensive experience and capabilities that enable us to advise on all aspects of employment work, including transactional work, day to day employee relations advice and employment litigation.

As we guide our clients through the complex and changing employment environment in the region, we aim to provide advice and assistance that is practical, commercially viable and cost-effective. Ensuring that our lawyers remain at the forefront of any changes in regional law and in clear and regular communication to our clients is key to our approach.

Our Expertise:

Our expertise spans all aspects of employment law in the public and private sectors, whether onshore or within the free zones, including:

Policies, procedures, and contractual documentation
Service agreements, employment contracts, secondment arrangements and employee handbooks, for all categories of staff, including directors and senior executives.
Corporate Support
Employment aspects of acquisitions and disposals (both share and business transactions), including due diligence and related reports.
Business Reorganisations
Redundancy programmes, changing terms and conditions, and transfer of employment.
Employee Relations Issues
Disciplinary, dismissal and grievance procedures, settlement negotiations and severance agreements.
Litigation Assistance before the relevant labor authorities, labor courts, and other courts, from termination and bonus claims to protect trade secrets, confidential information and business interests.