Zu’bi & Partners wins at IFLR Middle East Awards

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Zu’bi & Partners Attorneys & Legal Consultants (Z&P), Bahrain’s oldest established and leading law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms, has won the prestigious National Law Firm of the Year 2014 Award for…

The New Bahrain Labour Law…A Year Later

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Following the introduction of the Labour Law for the Private Sector Law No. 36 of 2012 (“New Law”) in 2 September 2012, and having been in force for over a year now, its effectiveness is due for review. In practice, the New Law has enabled…

Coming Together

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GCC Patent Law AdvantagesThe unified GCC Patent Law was first introduced in 1987, with implementing regulations published in 1996. Patent applications are filed through the GCC Patent Office (GCCCPO), which was established in Riyadh in 1998.…

When The Two Seas Settled

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The year 2013 has marked the beginning of a new bilateral bond between the Kingdom of Bahrain and Canada. On June 4, 2013, His Excellency Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain signed a Tax…

The Labour Law for the Private Sector

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This entire article can be downloaded by clicking here. The topic of most interest in Bahrain at present is the introduction of the New Bahrain Labour Law; The Labour Law for the Private Sector Law No.36 of 2012 (New Labour Law) which…

Zu’bi & Partners official representatives of Think Pink Bahrain: Bahrain Breast Cancer Society

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12, June 2013: Think Pink Bahrain acknowledges the support that the local Bahraini Law Firm; Zu’bi & Partners Attorneys & Legal Consultants, has given the Charity over the past year. The Charity is pleased to announce that Zu’bi…

Independent Law Firms Special: Middle East

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KEEPING IT IN THE FAMILY As the good times start returning to the Middle East, Neil Hodge discovers how local law firms are benefiting from restrictions on international law firms in the region. Despite its reputation for oil and wealth,…

Out with the old, In with the new Bahrain Labour Law

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In the light of the unrest in Bahrain, the country has taken a step forward with the New Labour Law. Qays H. Zu’bi, Senior Partner of Zu’bi &Partners analyses and highlights various clauses of the employment regulations based on compensation. The…

Picking Up The Pace

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Qays H. Zu’bi is Senior Partner at the Bahraini law firm Zu’bi & Partners. He began his legal career at Hatim S. Zu’bi Law Offices in 1981. Here, he identifies what Bahrain needs to do if it is to benefit more from its oil and gas…