Employment, Labour & Equalities

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As an employer, you need to understand how to comply with a multitude of rules and regulations - and how to attract top talent and motivate people to meet their full potential.

Working in the Middle East means coming to terms with a range of employee rights and employer obligations. It's essential that you know how to incentivise your employees while safeguarding your intellectual property, confidentiality agreements and post-term restrictions.

Gowling WLG has over 12 years of employment law experience in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), having advised multinationals, start-ups and family offices on a wide range of matters. We also have significant corporate and commercial experience, which allows us to see the big picture and provide you with practical, pragmatic legal advice.

In working with us, we won't just tell you how to do something - we'll show you how to achieve your objectives with an acceptable level of risk. We'll apply our commercial savvy and creativity to provide advice that's always timely, focused and suited to your needs.

Employment-related areas we advise on include:

  • Dispute resolution management
  • General business protection
  • HR support
  • Incentive schemes
  • IP/confidentiality

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You'll find us to be lawyers who genuinely care about the health and well-being of your business - and who will work at your pace to ensure you have the support required. Let's talk.