Employment

Employees are at the heart of every business and proper management of employment law issues can have a direct impact on whether a business is able to meet its objectives. However, employment laws in the Middle East are rapidly changing, making it difficult to stay abreast of requirements. When combined with increased scrutiny of compliance, it is more important than ever to manage employment law related risks to limit financial exposure and reputational damage.

Our regional employment practice assists a range of businesses, from start ups, to some of the biggest global brands and government sector bodies to provide strategic advice and assistance and remove legal doubt. We take time to understand your business and enable you to navigate potential issues in a cost-effective and practical way, and ultimately achieve your business goals within an acceptable level of risk.  

We provide regional assistance in respect of the entire spectrum of employment law issues including: 

  • Alternative work arrangements and employee status

  • Corporate support and transactional work

  • Dispute resolution 

  • Diversity & inclusion

  • Employment contracts and agreements

  • Executive compensation, incentives and rewards

  • Grievance and whistleblowing

  • Health & safety

  • Managing absence

  • Pensions

  • Performance management

  • Post-termination matters 

  • Recruitment and onboarding 

  • Workplace investigations

  • Workplace policies and procedures

We also provide practical assistance beyond traditional legal advice by undertaking full scale, on the ground, compliance audits, managing internal investigations and delivering bespoke training on all manner of employment issues.

Contact us

Natalie Jones

Natalie Jones

Employment Law Leader, PwC Legal Middle East

Tel: +971 (0) 56 177 7653

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