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Dubai

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a Middle Eastern federation formed in December 1971 of seven emirates: Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Quwain. The economic boom in the Gulf has led to Dubai becoming the main hub for international law firms operating in the region.

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How to practise in Dubai

By International Coordinator

Find out all you need to know about practising in Dubai

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Legal life in... Dubai

18 April 2016

Diana Hamadé, Attorney at Law and Founder of International Advocate Legal Services (IALS), share her experience and views on legal life in the UAE. 

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Attend a breakfast briefing on the Dubai International Finance Centre

16 December 2015

The Law Society will be hosting a breakfast briefing on the Dubai International Finance Centre (DIFC) on Thursday 28 January.

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Dubai introduces new Continuing Legal Professional Development programme

20 October 2015

The Dubai Government Legal Affairs Department has introduced a Continuing Legal Professional Development (CLPD) programme to legal consultants authorised to practise through a licensed firm in the Emirate of Dubai.

Dubai 3rd Annual Arbitration Summit

18 December 2014

Wolters Kluwer Hong Kong is organising the Dubai: 3rd Annual International Arbitration Summit on Wed 4 February 2015 at Park Hyatt Dubai.

Dubai training - International Lawyers’ Training Programme

20 March 2014Updated: 22 September 2014

The Law Society will once again be running two days of the International Lawyers’ Training Programme in Dubai, UAE. Register today for International joint ventues, Wednesday 21 May 2014 and International acquisitions, Thursday 22 May 2014.  

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Africa and the Middle East

Your contacts for this jurisdiction are Elspeth Macdonald and David McNaught

Elspeth Macdonalds

International Policy Adviser: Africa and the Middle East

elpeth.macdonald@lawsociety.org.uk

david mcnaught

International Policy Assistant: Americas, Africa and the Middle East

david.mcnaught@lawsociety.org.uk