You are here

UAE Law Training Academy

29 October 2019 | Dubai


Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to invite in-house teams of our clients to the inaugural UAE Law Training Academy – a bespoke event that will provide a substantive overview of the UAE legal landscape and its intricacies

The Academy is designed to provide in-house legal counsel with tailored training covering the key areas of UAE law. Sessions will provide participants with a solid understanding and knowledge of the UAE legal system enabling them to better support stakeholders on a day-to-day basis.

Once completed, participants will be able to comfortably navigate through:

  • the formation of contracts (including the UAE liability regime and dealing with government entities);
  • the structuring of entities including developments on foreign ownership liberalisation;
  • onshore and the new DIFC employment regimes;
  • dispute resolution and crisis management; and
  • the latest developments relating to funding companies in the UAE.

Details of each session can be found below. Please feel free to extend this invitation to your colleagues or members of your legal team.

Each one hour training session is worth 1 CLPD point.

DATE 29 October 2019
TIME 8:30am - 18:00pm

Herbert Smith Freehills
Level 4, Gate Village 7
Dubai International Financial Centre

Get directions


To RSVP and for more information, please email Sheetal Patel.



08:30 – 09:00 Welcome and Registration
09:00 – 10:00 A Roadmap to Resolving Disputes in Different Forums
10:00 – 11:00 Demystifying the UAE Civil Code
11:15 – 12:15 Arbitration in the UAE
13:45 – 14:45 Overview of Employment Law in the UAE: Onshore and the DIFC
14:45 – 15:45 UAE Corporate Entities: Our Latest Thinking and Structures
16:00 – 17:00 Transactional Lending and Creating Securities in the UAE
17:00 – 18:00 Introduction to Investment Funds in the UAE*
17:00 – 18:00 Crisis Management: An Overview*
A light breakfast, refreshments and lunch will be served during the event.

*These sessions will be held concurrently.