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        Employment

        We have extensive local and international Employment expertise. Whether you need advice, know-how, training or mentoring, our legal experts have tailored sector experience

        Focusing on reducing the risk to your business, we recognise that different sectors bring with them a variety of challenging organisational needs. We have a practical understanding of working with HR teams and directors in your industry and work hard to communicate in an approachable, authentic, decisive way. Our Employment Law Alliance is a network of over 3,000 lawyers providing employment expertise in more than 135 countries around the world and in all 50 US States.

        Locally and internationally, our Employment team can advise on many practical areas, including advice on employment contracts, people change projects, transfer of undertakings, restrictive covenants, industrial disputes, immigration, people change projects, discrimination, equality and diversity, absence and performance management, disciplinary matters, settlement agreements, terminations, IT and data security, recruitment, retirement or being taken to an employment tribunal.

        Core offerings:

        • Recruitment, offer letters, employment contracts and service agreements
        • Restructuring, re-organisations and advising on all aspects of termination
        • Filing complaints with the Ministry of Labour and the Small Claims Tribunal and advising on all matters before the Court of First Instance
        • Drafting of employee handbooks, policies and procedures, warning letters and termination letters
        • Employment aspects of mergers and acquisitions
        • Executive severance and team moves
        • Immigration and global mobility
        • Suspensions, disciplinary proceedings, grievances and investigations
        • Discrimination related claims and harassment in the workplace
        • Regulatory matters involving employees

        Shiraz Sethi

        • Regional Manager Partner (DWF Middle East) // Co-Head of Employment

        Ali Al Assaad

        • Senior Associate

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