Hazem has more than 8 years of experience in civil, commercial, corporate, and criminal litigation in Egypt and the UAE. He has represented clients in diverse complex civil and commercial cases. Hazem has successfully handled numerous corporate and commercial litigation for large companies in the UAE.
In Dubai, he has developed unique on-ground experience and expertise to handle employment, real estate, shareholders, investors, personal injuries, defamation, and family matters. He represented numerous clients in the enforcement of arbitral awards.
- Advised multiple clients on KSA and UAE employment laws as well as reviewed their HR policies and templating employment contracts for compliance with the relevant local laws.
- Advised clients on UAE Emiratization regulations, as well as end-of-service gratuity and pensions for Emiratis.
- Advised a client on the legal aspects of life insurance provided to employees, and how the mechanism works in case of an employee’s death.
- Advised a developer on the possibility of copyrighting a project/city’s skyline under the KSA Copyright Law.
- Assisted multiple clients with drafting cease-and-desist letters against entities selling counterfeit products, and/or infringing their intellectual property rights.
- Assisted multiple clients with multiple trademark oppositions and appeals against trademark registration refusals before the UAE authorities.
- Assisted multiple clients with multiple trademark registration specifications.
- Advised a client on YouTube’s take-down policies and procedures who was suffering from intellectual property infringements in Egypt and Iraq.
- Advised multiple clients on the applicable rules and regulations in the KSA and UAE on the use of medical and patient data, data storage, and the transfer of such data abroad.
- Assisted a sub-contractor by drafting replies to mini claims (HSE contra charges) claimed by the main contractor in a significant middle east airport arbitration.
- Assisted a main contractor in defending arbitration claims against it by multiple subcontractors on the basis of a back-to-back clause.