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DLA Piper LLP

Employment

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What the team is known for

Respected team with particular expertise relating to employment issues in the pharmaceutical, technology and financial services sectors, often representing big-name international players. Active on a wide range of matters, including executive recruitment, change management and the employment issues arising from M&A and corporate restructurings. Further benefits from the firm's extensive global footprint and has considerable experience defending clients against claims brought by former employees over such issues as gratuity pay.

Strengths

One client described the DLA Piper team as "true business partners" who "understand our needs."

Work highlights

Assisted a global workspace company with drafting its employment policies and contracts in multiple free zone and onshore jurisdictions within the UAE.

Notable practitioners

Neil Crossley is a longstanding practitioner in the UAE and "definitely a known name in the market." He has noteworthy experience advising both on contract structuring and on an array of contentious employment matters, including workplace investigations and disciplinary matters. Clients regard him as "commercial, approachable and available."

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Employment Department

DLA Piper LLP

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Department location

Level 9, Standard Chartered Tower

Emaar Square

PO Box 121662

Dubai

Dubai

United Arab Emirates

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United Arab Emirates

Employment


Neil A Crossley
Band 2