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17/05/2015
Hadef & Partners is delighted to announce they have won the award for Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team of the Year at this year’s Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards which took place in Dubai last Thursday.
17/05/2015
Walid Azzam, Partner in Hadef & Partners’ Dispute Resolution team and Associate, Karim Mahmoud analyse the legal position of service in Egypt under the Riyadh Convention and discuss its practicalities.
14/05/2015
As featured in the May edition of the International Bar Association’s Maritime and Transport Law Newsletter, Raymond Kisswany, Associate in the Maritime, Transport & Trade team at Hadef & Partners explores the possibility of the impossible - a claim for wrongful vessel arrest in the UAE.
13/05/2015
Over the past decade Dubai has become known for the development of some of the largest and most ambitious real estate and hospitality projects in the world. In conjunction with the growth of the real estate market, there has been a rapid and significant change to real estate law and policy. At a recent conference, Hadef’s real estate team highlighted some of the important areas that real estate developers and investors need to keep abreast of in order to stay up to date with current market practices, rights and obligations. Georgina Chan, a Senior Associate in Hadef’s Dubai real estate team, provides a brief summary of the key points covered at that conference.
12/05/2015
Data protection regimes generally aim to strike a balance between the legitimate need for the processing of personal data by organisations in the ordinary course of business and an individual’s right to privacy with respect to such processing of their personal data. Yasmene Aweti, in the Banking & Finance team at Hadef & Partners considers the legal position on DIFC data privacy and protection.
05/05/2015
Hadef & Partners’ Employment team in Dubai presented a workshop called “UAE Labour Law – The Employment Lifecycle” at a Dubai Chamber of Commerce event last week.
11/03/2015
Partner and Head of Maritime, Jonathan Brown and Associate, Raymond Kisswany presented on “The challenges faced by mortgagees in recovery in the UAE” at the 11th Annual Gulf Ship Finance Forum, Marine Money which was held at Jumeirah Emirates Towers last week. 
24/02/2015
There has been a growing policy amongst some developer’s in Dubai to link debts between properties held in one’s personal name with those held by companies that person might also be a shareholder in.
23/02/2015
The first of its kind in the Middle East, the Netting legislation recently enacted in the DIFC enforces close-out netting in case of insolvency. Hadef & Partners highlights the main provisions of this new law.
22/02/2015
Following the publication of Towers Watson’s recent report entitled End of Service Benefits in the Middle East (2014), there has been a revival of interest in pension schemes in the UAE as a potential replacement of the End of Service Gratuity scheme.  In this article, Jamie Liddington, Senior Associate at Hadef & Partners, reviews the End of Service Gratuity scheme and considers the advantages and disadvantages of replacing it with defined contribution pension plan. Pension entitlements for those who are employed in the public sector are primarily governed by Federal Law No 7 of 1999 (UAE Pensions and Social Security Law) and fall outside the scope of this article.
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