Arbitration and the Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in the Kingdom of Bahrain

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Has the country signed up to any international treaties? New York Convention, 6th April 1988. How does the way arbitration works in the Kingdom of Bahrain differ from other international jurisdictions? Bahrain was the first country…

Confidence restored: Fine-tuning the Property Law

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Gulf Insider: July 2015 The Problem… During recent years, Bahrain has witnessed a revolution of high quality developments and substantive projects that reflected positively on the national economy, through the creation of multiple job…

Bahrain’s Lease Law

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Arabian Homes: July 2015 Comparison of New and Old Lease Laws A new Lease Law, Law No.27 of 2014 (“Lease Law”) came into effect on February 7th, 2015, as part of a new wave of development in the real estate market. The previous…

A Solid Framework

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The Oath: April 2015 Rasha Belbaisi and Noor Al Tareif of Zu’bi & Partners analyze the impact of new real estate development laws in Bahrain Investor protection law The Bahrain Development Property Association has been working…

Commercial Disputes

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Lawyer Monthly: April 2015 Legal Focus: Commercial Disputes Continuing with our Legal Focus on Commercial Disputes, we turn to Bahrain and speak to Qays H. Zu’bi, the Senior Partner of Zu’bi & Partners Attorneys & Legal…

Life, Labour And Business: Examining recent legislation affecting employers

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Oxford Business Group: THE REPORT Bahrain 2015 I.     A REVIEW OF THE NEW LABOUR LAW It has been almost two years since the introduction of the Labour Law for the Private Sector Law No.36 of 2012 (the “New Labour…

A New Proposal For Cyber Crimes

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Oxford Business Group: THE REPORT Bahrain 2015 Draft legislation addresses computer-based criminal activity Most organisations have defences in place to protect against physical attacks, such as armed robbery. Protective measures operate…

VIEWPOINT: Drafting a new approach

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Oxford Business Group: THE REPORT Bahrain 2015 Qays H Zu’bi, Senior Partner, Zu’bi & Partners, on recent legislation affecting the real estate sector Real estate developers are the main contributors converting ideas and drawings…

Effects of the New Bahrain Lease Law

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LNB News 08/01/2015 Noor Al Tareif, Associate at Zu’bi & Partners Attorneys & Legal Consultants examines the impact of the new Lease Law which comes into force on 7 February 2015. Background On 7 February 2015, a new lease…

Zu’bi & Partners acknowledges talent and achievements

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Bahrain’s oldest established and leading family law firm Zu’bi & Partners Attorneys & Legal Consultants has promoted five talented senior lawyers as part of the firm’s strategic growth programme.Eman Omar has been promoted to…

Assessing the Impact of the New Bahraini Investor Protection Law

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LNB News 27/11/2014 Rasha Belbaisi of Zu’bi & Partners examines the impact of the new Investor Protection Law in Bahrain which comes into force on 1 January 2015. Background The Bahrain Development Property Association has been…

Lawyers of Arabia

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Legalweek.com 14 November 2014 For international firms the Middle East has proved a tough jurisdiction to crack. Neil Hodge asks local firms and lawyers what they can teach the global players While parts of the Middle East may practically…