Understanding Commercial Law in the UAE

Informa Middle East
Course summary
Length: 4 days
Location: Dubai
Next available date: 17/12/2017 - Dubai

Course Description

Professional Training Courses by Informa Middle East

Understanding Commercial Law in the UAE - a 4-day training course by Informa Middle East

Participants of this course will be better equipped to manage unexpected situation that always arise in the workplace. Working with a company's legal department can be challenging under the best of circumstances, but is especially difficult in the current climate. This Commercial Law in the UAE course will prepare participants with a full knowledge of the laws affecting their business.

Through this course, participants will cover a number of topics related to the UAE legal system. These include exploring similarities and differences between the UAE legal system and other legal systems, understanding key concepts in UAE company and contract law, and an overview of property and labour law in the UAE.

Suitability - Who should attend?

It would be extremely valuable for those working as company secretaries, legal heads of government offices and medium to large corporations with minimal formal training in commercial law wishing to consolidate their experience in the region. In-house counsel and lawyers who have recently been transferred to the UAE would also benefit.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

A Certificate of Attendance from Informa Middle East and George Washington University is issued on course completion.

This course is conducted in association with The George Washington University School of Business. With over 75 years of experience in both the public and private sectors, GW reviews a selected range of Informa business and finance certificate course and programmes.

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Training Course Content

This Commercial Law in the UAE course will cover:

  • Major federal statutes in the UAE
  • Principles of labour and employment law
  • Different views on contracts and key contract issues
  • The UAE labour law Principles of property law
  • Formation under the companies law
  • Formation in the various free zones
  • Property ownership: the elements of the right of ownership
  • Property rights under the civil code
  • Doing business: entity selection, company formation and set-up, agencies, distributorships and franchises
  • Doing business through entities/presences and the licensing requirements
  • Doing business through agents, representatives, distributors or franchisees
  • Evolution of property law in the UAE Current property law issues in the UAE


Informa Middle East offers cost effective, competitive and customised training packages for individuals and organisations across the Middle East.

For a large selection of their open courses, Informa offers discounts on multiple delegates bookings.

In-house training

With a customised in-house training solution, you can adapt the course content to suit your business environment and objectives. A company-specific programme typically begins with an onsite needs analysis, allowing the course instructors to tailor the content to meet your team's development requirements.

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Reviews by course attendees

Yaser Abdulla Al Moosa   |   12/06/2015
He has full knowledge about the course. He gave us many examples about the topic to be in our mind.
Maria Gutierrez del Olmo   |   12/06/2015
The trainer has a deep knowledge of the subject. The course was very well explained and structured
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