• Labor & Employment

    Al Farouk Legal Group's dedicated labor and employment practice provides a range of legal services for national, regional and international employers in all sectors and for the entire life cycle of the employment relationship. Our specialist advisors have considerable experience advising clients on all aspects of UAE labor and employment law and practice as well as immigration, residency and social security rules and regulations. We advise companies and employees before the various tiers of the UAE courts and committees in respect of disputes arising from the employee-employee relationship.

    Labor & Employment

    Also, the labor and employment team provide support to our commercial and corporate teams on employment issues relevant to company formation and transfer of employees as part of a corporate acquisition or restructuring.

    Our expertise includes:-

    Contract documentation: drafting and negotiation of offer letters, employment contracts, service agreements for key executives, employee handbooks, disciplinary procedures and letters of termination.
    Transactional: advising on employment aspects of commercial transactions, such as transfers of employees in the course of corporate mergers and acquisitions advice.
    Benefit schemes and incentive: advising on the creation and management of all forms of staff benefit and incentive schemes, including employee share option plans and provident funds.
    Dispute resolution: advising employers and employees in respect of workplace disputes, redundancies and unfair dismissal, protection of confidential information, non-competition clauses, boardroom disputes, transfer of undertakings and regulatory issues.
    With the globalization of legal services and growth in international arbitration, our Group has established close relationships with top-ranked sets of arbitrators around the world as experts in the field with experience of handling substantial and complex cases in litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution over the world.
    Access to this formidable pool of legal talent complements in-house strengths and enables us to provide clients with first-class advisory and advocacy in all areas of dispute resolution and most jurisdictions.