Legal Blog

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  • 28-01-2021

The UAE is steeped in traditions and culture; with many of the same influencing the laws in the country since its inception. 

Whilst most of 2020 was dominated by the virus and urgent measures to protect civilians; several pertinent amendments to the law were also made. The new laws clearly evidencing how the UAE is a progressive country, continuing to strive to diversify the legal infrastructure, support the economy, and strengthen its sociological ideas - bringing to the forefront of their consideration laws pertaining to women’s rights; marriage; business; and delicate subjects such as suicide. 

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  • admin
  • 23-01-2021

Our mission at ZedteQ Legal is to educate and inform the public about the law; so, when you enter in to contracts with anyone, whether it is for your employment or with your landlord, you are well versed and know that you are getting what you are legally entitled to. 

Moving to a new country is inarguably an exhilarating experience. However, when that move is to the UAE, the excitement; thrill and nerves are a little bit more intensified (in our opinion)! 

Despite all the eagerness and anticipation of moving to a new country; it also brings with it many worries and pressures, as you will not necessarily be aware of the important laws you are legally bound by. Thus, putting yourself in a dangerous position.

At ZedteQ Legal, we realise there are so many other things going on; we want to provide you with a comprehensive guide about tenancy contracts, so you don’t get caught out. 

Know the law so you know your rights!

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  • admin
  • 20-01-2021

The UAE has long suffered with the issuance of fraudulent cheques; affecting many individuals and businesses for decades. Thankfully towards the end of 2020; amendments pertaining to Commercial Law transactions (Federal Law No. 18/1993) vis-à-vis bounced or zero value cheques were made, with changes set to come in to force in 2022.  

These amendments offer greater protection to people who accept cheques as a form of payment in their business; providing greater protection and remedies to seek recovery of lost sums.

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  • admin
  • 16-01-2021

Dubai is unquestionably one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world and conclusively the most popular city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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  • admin
  • 12-01-2021

Knowing whether or not you have a travel ban or criminal/financial case against you in the UAE can be very daunting; especially if you are looking to travel relatively soon.

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  • Mehvish
  • 28-08-2020

Whether you are a UAE national or an expat, the law in the UAE can be daunting and difficult to decipher- I guess like most legal systems across the world! What makes it more difficult to understand beyond legal jargon and technicality of subject matter, is the language barrier. Proceedings in UAE (understandably), are conducted in Arabic.

Unless an Emirati, your legal representative will not be called a lawyer, but a legal consultant. Any non-Arabic documents will have to be translated by a certified translator, licensed by the Ministry of Justice and submitted accordingly.

These elements, in conjunction with the difficult task of finding a lawyer, can often deter a person from instructing the absolute best person for their case.

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  • Mehvish
  • 17-08-2020

More often than not, our days are hectic, stressful and for want of a better word.. Crazy! We all need to find some time during the working day, just for ourselves. Try and move away from having lunch in front of your computer every day or sitting for hours and hours on end, without giving yourself a break from your device.  Breaking bad habits at work will facilitate mindfulness and help your mental health.

Try and implement a few of the steps below and see if it helps boost your mood and reduces your stress when you are having one of those crazy days!

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