EMPLOYMENT LAW

Davidson & Co extends its legal services to individuals, local bodies, and international corporations in accordance with the UAE Labour Law and DIFC Employment Law.

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We regularly advise on all areas of the UAE Labour Law and DIFC Employment Law, and our clients include both individuals as well as local and international companies. We provide comprehensive and knowledgeable advice to clients at any stage of the employment relationship, and pride ourselves on offering a solutions focused and pragmatic approach to all instructions, based on market norm, experience and Dubai employment law.

We assist clients with a range of day to day employment relationship issues including; end of service gratuity and benefits, redundancy, disciplinary and grievance procedures and termination. Our services include assisting with the preparation of contractual documentation, agreeing settlement terms following the termination of an employment relationship, and advice on contentious disputes before both the Dubai Labour Court and the DIFC Small Claims Tribunal and Courts. We also assist and advice clients during the mediation process at the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation and free zone authorities.

Our team consisting of the most experienced employment lawyers in Dubai also works closely alongside both our dispute resolution and corporate/commercial teams to provide support and assistance in the event an employment matter turns contentious, or in circumstances where there is an employment element to a transaction or deal.

Contractual Documentation

Davidson & Co’s employment team provide assistance with the preparation of contractual employment documentation for all levels of staff including; employment contracts, policies, handbooks, and consultancy agreements. Our most experienced UAE labour law consultants have extensive experience in drafting both limited and unlimited employment contracts.

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Employment Disputes

We assist both employers and employees with contentious disputes before the Dubai Labour Court and the DIFC Small Claims Tribunal and Courts.

We also advise and assist clients with the mediation process at the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation and free zone authorities.

Our team extends support to both the organisation and employed individuals for dispute resolution in accordance with the employment law.

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Employment Relationship Issues

Our team offers specialised legal services tailored to meet the objectives of both the employer and employee. We advise and assist with a range of employment issues including maternity, performance, overtime, termination and misconduct, end of service gratuity and benefits, and bonus and commission payments.

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Employment Negotiations and Termination

We advise and support clients following the termination of an employment relationship and throughout all stages of settlement negotiations including; assisting with the preparation and review of settlement agreements, in addition to evaluating final breakdown of end of service gratuity and benefits. We protect the rights of both the employer and employee in employment negotiations and termination services.

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Our Team of Talented
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With a wealth of experience in various sectors our dynamic team are well prepared to provide
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We have extensive experience in litigation and dispute resolution both locally and internationally.
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Employment Law

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Corporate & Commercial

We have significant experience in advising high net worth individuals and international corporate clients on the most effective...
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International Trade

We have extensive experience in both contentious and non-contentious international trade matters and are recognised...
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