Tag archives: UAE Employment Contract

Restrictive covenants in the UAE

This article was written by Partner Patrick Bourke and Trainee Solicitor Mollie Tregillis. Clients regularly ask questions regarding the position of post-termination restrictive covenants under UAE Law. UAE Law Post-termination restrictive covenants are permitted under UAE law and are generally binding subject to certain qualifications. The effect of Article 127 of Federal Law No 8 … Continue reading

Employment contracts in the UAE: why do some foreign workers have two contracts?

Expatriate workers arriving in the UAE are often surprised to learn that, despite their hard won negotiations in getting the perfect expatriate package and employment contract agreed with their new employer, they will be required to sign a short standard form employment contract (in English and Arabic) governed by the UAE Labour Law with the … Continue reading