Employment & HR Policies

Employment and HR Policies

In the United Arab Emirates (UAE), an employment contract is far more than just a piece of paper; it is the cornerstone of a harmonious and structured working relationship. This legally binding agreement, entered into by both employers and employees, delineates the terms and conditions governing their professional engagement. Ensuring the presence of a comprehensive and legally compliant employment contract and HR policy is not just advisable; it is vital for maintaining transparency, discipline, and mutual understanding within the workplace.

What Legis Vista Offer?

At Legis Vista, we understand the significance of employment contracts and their impact on the UAE’s dynamic work environment. Our team of seasoned lawyers specializes in labor matters, providing expert consultation and crafting agreements that safeguard your interests. Our expert lawyers will be acting as an in-house lawyer to manage and resolve your employment related issues.

When you engage our services, you can expect:

Comprehensive Solutions: We offer comprehensive solutions tailored to your specific needs, ensuring that your employment contracts are not just compliant but also aligned with your ultimate goals.

Legal Expertise: With our deep understanding of UAE labor laws and regulations, we provide legal guidance that keeps you on the right side of the law.

Effective Consultation: We engage directly with our clients, listening to your concerns and objectives, and then crafting employment contracts that address these needs effectively.

Moreover, we are equipped to fulfill your needs for drafting HR policies that align seamlessly with the employment laws of the UAE.

In the UAE’s competitive job market, having a robust employment contract is more than just a formality; it’s a strategic necessity. Whether you are an employer or an employee, partnering with Legis Vista means having a reliable legal ally dedicated to protecting your rights and ensuring a productive and harmonious work environment.


In accordance with Article 47 of the UAE Labor Law, the termination of an employee by their employer is deemed unlawful when the employee’s complaint to the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) or legal action against the employer is proven valid.

If an employee believes they have been unjustly dismissed, they have the option to file a complaint with MoHRE. The ministry will make every effort to facilitate an amicable resolution. If such a resolution proves elusive, the case will be referred to the appropriate jurisdictional court.

Upon successfully substantiating a claim of arbitrary dismissal in court, supported by sufficient documentary evidence, the court may order the employer to provide compensation to the employee. The compensation awarded will take into account various factors, including the nature of the work, the extent of harm suffered by the employee, and the duration of their employment. It is crucial to note that, in all circumstances, the compensation amount must not exceed the equivalent of three months’ worth of the employee’s wages, calculated based on their last entitled wage.

Additionally, besides seeking compensation, the employee has the right to claim their gratuity, any outstanding notice period payments, or any other unpaid dues owed to them by the employer.

What We Offer:

If you are facing an employment-related issue in the UAE, it is advisable to seek guidance from a legal professional specializing in UAE labor law. This ensures that you receive accurate and current advice tailored to your unique situation. Our team of experienced lawyers at Legis Vista specializes in labor matters and can provide comprehensive consultations. We analyze your case and offer guidance on the most appropriate remedies available to you under the law. We are dedicated to providing effective solutions to help you achieve your desired outcomes.


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