Advising our client on alleged restrictive covenant breaches in relation to his employment contract with Injazat Capital Limited based out of the DIFC and his Leeds United Football Club contract. Our client was in prison due to allegations of fraud by his employer. Our client had to disclose information regarding his employment, which his employer alleges were confidential in nature and should not have been disclosed.
Due to an internal re-organisation, we advised our client on all matters relating to the termination / proposed redundancy of multiple employees and advising on settlement agreements offered to their employees and the legal requirements for settlements under the DIFC Employment law.
Advising senior management of the DIFC based financial services firm on their non-payment of salaries for over 6 months and assisting on implementing strategy. Issuing an application for the provisional liquidator to be appointed due to risk of dissipation of assets and not being able to pay debts. Advising on liquidation processes in the DIFC and preferential creditors classification.
Cross-border advice given to the bank relating to the DIFC rules on secondment on behalf of a GCC national. Meetings with the DIFC Government Service Office and drafting and reviewing the secondment agreement in accordance with the rules.
Advising the ex-CEO of an investment company based in Abu Dhabi of her non-payment of salary claim, notice period, end of service benefits and additional commissions owed to her and advising on counter claims filed against her. Advising on the pursuance of a permission to appeal based on the CFI decision.
Advising the DIFC entity of MMG on a cross-border employment dispute against one of its employees based out of the KSA office. Liaising and seeking local Saudi advice from counsel and advising clients on appropriate termination provisions.
Advising a financial services firm in the DIFC on various employment disputes and specifically advising the company on a claim filed against them within the DIFC Courts by the CEO of a corporate entity.
Advising the recruitment agency based out of the UK (but with a branch office in the DIFC) on two senior executive’s claims filed against the company in the DIFC Courts for unfair dismissal and non-payment of salary / non-payment of end of service gratuity.
Advising a CEO of a company based out of the DIFC on a regulatory notice issued by the DFSA and attending the compulsory interview before the regulator.
Advising a compliance officer of a company based in the DIFC on a regulatory notice issued by the DFSA in respect of attending a compulsory interview before the regulator.
Assisting a director of a bank based out of the DIFC on the strategy to adopt pursuant to receiving a regulatory notice from the DFSA.
Advising on regulatory aspects of a claim and arranging a meeting with the DFSA to discuss the matter in further detail and seek clarification of the position.
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